Staff in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Professor Wiebke Arlt

Professor Wiebke Arlt

Professor of Medicine, Theme Lead for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Head of Centre for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (CEDAM)

Wiebke Arlt is Professor of Medicine and Head of the Centre for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the University of Birmingham.

Wiebke Arlt has published over 120 research papers in scientific journals as well as reviews and book chapters in the field of basic, clinical and translational endocrinology, with a special focus on steroid biology and adrenal and ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3826 (Academic PA)

Email w.arlt@bham.ac.uk

Dr Teresa Arora

Sleep and Metabolic Research Scientist

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Dr Teresa Arora is a post-doctoral research fellow. She is currently exploring metabolic alterations with sleep duration and quality. Teresa has published in reputable journals and has won several awards for her scientific conduct and findings. She is currently leading the UK's largest adolescent sleep study which is assessing the relationships between sleep and academic performance, ...

Telephone 07814 513 168

Professor Anthony Barnett

Professor Anthony Barnett

Emeritus Chair of Medicine

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Anthony (Tony) Barnett is Professor of Medicine, University of Birmingham and Honorary Consultant Physician and Clinical Director of Diabetes/Endocrinology/Weight Management at the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham.

Tony has published over 550 peer reviewed papers in scientific journals and has written over 80 books and book chapters in the field of ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 424 3587

Email anthony.barnett@heartofengland.nhs.uk

Dr Kristien Boelaert

Dr Kristien Boelaert

MRC Clinician Scientist and Honorary Consultant Endocrinologist

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Kristien Boelaert is a Senior MRC-funded Research Fellow and practising Consultant Endocrinologist with lead roles in the Thyroid Services at the UHB NHS Foundation Trust.

Her laboratory research interests focus on the pathogenesis of thyroid cancer and in particular on the identification of novel diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for patients with thyroid cancer ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 7400

Email k.boelaert@bham.ac.uk

Dr Vivek Dhir

Dr Vivek Dhir

Lecturer in Molecular Endocrinology
MPharm Admissions Tutor - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Vivek Dhir is a Lecturer in Molecular Endocrinology and has published a number of high impact research papers in scientific journals as well as reviews in the fields of endocrinology, metabolism and genetics. He has received major grants from the Welcome trust and The MRC.

Vivek is keen to talk about his science and gives frequent seminars to various groups at the ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8777

Email v.dhir@bham.ac.uk

Mr Craig Doig

Mr Craig Doig

Research Fellow

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Craig is investigating pathways determining maintenance and loss of skeletal muscle fibres and the importance of the Glucose-6-phosphate transporter in regulating energy homeostasis.

Email c.l.doig@bham.ac.uk

Dr Paul Alexander Foster

Dr Paul Alexander Foster

Lecturer in Molecular Endocrinology

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Paul’s external research webpage can be found at www.drpaulfoster.co.uk.

Paul leads the Steroid Metabolism in Cancer Research group at the University of Birmingham. He is an established figure in the endocrinology and cancer fields. With over a decade of experience in both academic and industrial environments, he has extensive research knowledge on a wide-range of ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 2540

Email p.a.foster@bham.ac.uk

Dr Rowan Hardy

Research Fellow

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Email r.hardy@bham.ac.uk

Dr Zaki Hassan-Smith

Dr Zaki Hassan-Smith

Clinical Lecturer

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Zaki Hassan-Smith is a Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Specialist Registrar in Endocrinology. His clinical interests are in Pituitary and Adrenal disease. His research interests, developed under supervision of Prof Paul Stewart, centre around the long-term effects of glucocorticoids in ageing and disease. He was awarded the Society for Endocrinology Young Endocrinologist prize for top scoring oral ...

Telephone 0121 415 8811

Email z.hassansmith@bham.ac.uk

Professor Martin Hewison

Professor Martin Hewison

Professor of Molecular Endocrinology

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Prof. Hewison’s work focuses on different facets of vitamin D physiology, including classical skeletal effects and non-classical extra-skeletal effects. He has a particular interest in the interaction between vitamin D and the immune system, where antigen-presenting cells such as dendritic cells and macrophages synthesize active vitamin D (calcitriol) and also express the nuclear ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6908

Email m.hewison@bham.ac.uk