ABCD National Diabetes Consultant Mentorship Programme (NDCMP)

Written by Kelly Cheer on Tuesday, 18 March 2014 22:04.

The NDCMP is a national initiative providing mentorship for newly-appointed consultants in diabetes and endocrinology. The purpose of the NDCMP is to support the development of consultants in diabetes and endocrinology for the future benefit of themselves and, thereby, our speciality and our patients.


Diabetes research opportunities in Dundee

Written by Ali Chakera on Saturday, 08 February 2014 21:07.

Are you keen to do a PhD in clinical and translational diabetes?  Or do you have a PhD and an NTN and you’re looking for a great environment to be a clinical lecturer?

Dundee is one of the leading centres for diabetes research in the UK, with the Diabetes Research Centre consisting of over 20 teams, within the College of Medicine and the College of Life Sciences.    Our research spans from molecular biology, mouse phenotyping, human phenotyping, genetic epidemiology and pharmacogenetics.  Our research interests within the college of medicine focus on: hypoglycaemia; insulin action; diabetes & alzheimers disease; drug response; and genetics of diabetes, complications and drug response. 


Type 1 diabetes research opportunity

Written by Stuart Little on Wednesday, 22 January 2014 21:49.

An exciting research opportunity has arisen at Newcastle University to work at the leading edge of translational research for type 1 diabetes within the clinical islet transplant programme.  There is flexibility in the post with potential for lab-based work and honing skills across the breadth of type 1 diabetes management including insulin pump therapy and transplant management. Applications from early stage trainees to CCT holders are welcome.  Closing date for applications is 6th February 2014. 


Please contact Professor James Shaw (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for further details.  Further information can be found here


Research training opportunities in Oxford

Written by Jyothis George on Thursday, 05 December 2013 09:45.

Two Clinical Research Training Fellowships are available to undertake a doctorate in an area of translational research at the University of Oxford.These NIHR BRC fellowships are available for up to 3 years  and the Diabetes Trials Unit Translational Research Group is looking to support trainees to under take high quality translational research work.


Clinical Research Fellowship - Ipswich Diabetes Research Unit

Written by Ali Chakera on Tuesday, 28 January 2014 21:52.

Are you interested in clinical research that makes a difference to patient care?

Do you wish to work in a productive and happy research unit?
There are a number of opportunities within the Ipswich Diabetes Research Unit for enquiring Specialist Registrar clinicians to undertake research fellowships for higher degrees. The Unit has an excellent track record in innovative clinical research including innovations in inpatient diabetes care and diabetic neuropathy.


Diabetes UK Local Clinical Champions

Written by Ali Chakera on Tuesday, 14 January 2014 11:51.

Diabetes UK is looking for Local Clinical Champions. If you are interested or know someone that fits the bill, please encourage them to apply before the 31st of January. Further details are available on

The information sheet and application form are available here


Clinical Research Fellow, Leicester

Written by Ali Chakera on Tuesday, 26 November 2013 16:56.

There is an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Research Fellow at the University of Leicester in the Diabetes Research Unit led by Profs Melanie Davies and Kamlesh Kunti.

You must be a registered medical practitioner holding a licence to practice and possessing MRCP or equivalent. You will be expected to register for a higher degree and participate in a generic postgraduate training programme.

An appropriate honorary clinical contract will be sought from the University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) NHS Trust.

Closing date for applications: 03 December 2013

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