Professor Andrew Hattersley, CBE
Friday 5th July 09.00 - 09.45
The app will see you now - improving clinical care in diabetes
Professor Andrew Hattersley is a consultant diabetologist at the Royal Devon and Exeter hospital and the Professor of Molecular Medicine at the University of Exeter. His clinical training in diabetes and endocrinology was at the Hammersmith and Birmingham and his research training with Prof. Robert Turner in Oxford. With Professor Sian Ellard he has taken Exeter from a centre without a genetics lab in 1995 to being the top international lab for monogenic diabetes that has had over 16,000 referrals from over 95 countries worldwide. His work combines clinical observations, cutting edge molecular genetics and in depth clinical and physiological studies. With the Exeter team he has described 16 new subtypes of monogenic diabetes and developed diagnostic and treatment approaches for monogenic diabetes that are adopted throughout the world. Recent work has focused on “Precision Diabetes” identifying subgroups in Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes with different treatment responses. He has published over 550 papers with over 55,000 citations, given over 300 national and international lecturers and received many awards for his work including being appointed as a fellow of The Royal Society in 2010 and awarded a CBE in 2017.