Society for Endocrinololgy Medal Lecture
Andrew Hattersley, Peninsula Medical School, Plymouth, UK Abstract
Andrew Hattersley qualified from Oxford in 1984. He trained in Diabetes at the Hammersmith Hospital, Oxford and Birmingham before taking up his present post as a consultant Diabetologist in Exeter in 1995.
His principal area of research is the molecular genetics of diabetes with a particular emphasis on monogenic diabetes. He has taken Exeter from a centre without a genetics laboratory to being a leading international centre for both monogenic diabetes and Type 2 diabetes. He is the Professor of Molecular Medicine at the recently formed Peninsula Medical School.