Congress Speakers

  • Philip Home, UK  |  Congress Chairperson

    Philip Home, UK | Congress Chairperson

    Philip Home trained in medicine at Oxford University and Guy's Hospital, coming under the influence of Harry Keen, and thus gravitating into diabetes research. Continuing this research career in Newcastle upon Tyne, initially under the guidance of George Alberti, he has published over 390 papers ...
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  • Antonio Ceriello, Spain

    Antonio Ceriello, Spain

    After earning his medical degree and specialty degree in diabetology and metabolic diseases at the University of Naples, Prof. Antonio Ceriello went on to hold a number of important research and professorship positions at prestigious scientific and academic institutions located in continental Europe, the U.S. and the U.K., ..
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  • Richard Donnelly, UK

    Richard Donnelly, UK

    Richard Donnelly is currently Professor of Medicine in the University of Nottingham, UK and a Consultant Physician in Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation trust.  Previously he was a Fellow in Endocrinology at Stanford University, USA, and a Senior Lecturer in the University of Sydney.
  • Nick Freemantle, UK

    Nick Freemantle, UK

    Nick Freemantle is Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at University College London (UCL), UK, and Director of UCL’s Comprehensive Clinical Trials Unit, which undertakes high-quality, randomized trials and diagnostic studies in a real-world setting to inform clinical practice.

  • Patricia Guyot, France

    Patricia Guyot, France

    Dr. Patricia Guyot has worked in various therapeutic areas such as diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, COPD, migraine, and several oncology diseases. Her previous experience was primarily focused on network meta-analysis, indirect treatment comparison, population-adjusted indirect comparisons and on survival analyses. 
  • Nigel Jones, UK

    Nigel Jones, UK

    Nigel Jones read Natural Sciences at Cambridge University.  He has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for 32 years, almost exclusively in clinical research.  Most of this time has been spent in assessing treatments for type 2 diabetes. 
  • Edoardo Mannucci, Italy

    Edoardo Mannucci, Italy

    Edoardo Mannucci grduated as a Medical Doctor at the University of Florence, Italy, in 1990, and he obtained the postgraduate degree of Endocrinology at the same University in 1990.
  • Sally Marshall, UK

    Sally Marshall, UK

    Professor Sally M Marshall was educated at University of Glasgow (BSc 1975, MB 1978, MD1990). She is currently Professor of Diabetes at the Institute of Cellular Medicine at Newcastle University, having previously held the position of Consultant Physician at Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Trust.
  • Ulrik Pedersen-Bjergaard, Denmark

    Ulrik Pedersen-Bjergaard, Denmark

    Ulrik Pedersen-Bjergaard is Chief Physician at the Department of Endocrinology and Nephrology, Nordsjællands Hospital Hillerød and Professor at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Matthew Reaney, UK

    Matthew Reaney, UK

    Matt is a Chartered and Practitioner Health Psychologist, a Chartered Scientist, a Fellow of both the Royal Societies of Medicine and Public Health, and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. 
  • Tina Vilsbøll, Denmark

    Tina Vilsbøll, Denmark

    Professor Vilsbøll has been involved in diabetes research since 1997, and in 2004 she established the Center for Diabetes Research at Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.