Pearson, Ewan

Professor of Diabetic Medicine, Professor

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19992024

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Biography

Ewan Pearson is Professor of Diabetic Medicine at the University of Dundee, Visiting Professor at the University of Edinburgh, and Honorary Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology at Ninewells Hospital and Medical School in Dundee.   In the School of Medicine, he is the Head of Division, Population Health & Genomics, and the Director of the Dundee Clinical Academic Track. 

Professor Pearson obtained his medical degree from the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, UK.  He undertook a Wellcome Trust Clinical Training fellowship with Prof Andrew Hattersley at the University of Exeter Medical School, UK and completed his PhD in the physiology and treatment of monogenic diabetes. He then moved to Dundee where he was supported by a Chief Scientist Office Clinician Scientisit fellowship and, more recently, by a Wellcome Trust Investigator Award.  Over the last ten years in Dundee his research interests have been in the phenotypic and genotypic determinants of drug response in diabetes, and in stratified approaches to the management of diabetes.  He leads the IMI-DIRECT project on stratification in type 2 diabetes and is strand 2 lead on the ABPI-MRC funded MASTERMIND project.  Ewan has been awarded the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh Croom Lecture, an EASD Rising Star award, the Diabetes UK RD Lawrence Lecture and the EASD Minkowski Award for his work in these areas.

 

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Medicine, Peninsula Medical School

Award Date: 1 Jan 2005

Master of Arts, University of Cambridge

Award Date: 1 Jan 1997

Bachelor of Medicine, University of Cambridge

Award Date: 1 Jan 1995

Bachelor of Arts, University of Cambridge

Award Date: 1 Jan 1993

External positions

Visiting Professor, University of Edinburgh

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Circulating tissue factor-positive procoagulant microparticles in patients with type 1 diabetes

Zhang, C., Ou, Q., Gu, Y., Cheng, G., Du, R., Yuan, L., Cordiner, R., Kang, D., Zhang, J., Huang, Q., Yu, C., Kang, L., Wang, X., Sun, X., Mo, X., Tian, H., Pearson, E., Meng, W. & Li, S., 3 Jan 2020, In : Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy. 12, p. 2819-2828 10 p.

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    Strategies to identify individuals with monogenic diabetes: results of an economic evaluation

    Peters, J. L., Anderson, R., Shields, B., King, S., Hudson, M., Shepherd, M., McDonald, T. J., Pearson, E., Hattersley, A. & Hyde, C., 18 Mar 2020, In : BMJ Open. 10, 3, p. 1-10 10 p., e034716.

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    The role of physical activity in metabolic homeostasis before and after the onset of type 2 diabetes: an IMI DIRECT study

    Koivula, R. W., Atabaki-Pasdar, N., Giordano, G. N., White, T., Adamski, J., Bell, J. D., Beulens, J., Brage, S., Brunak, S., De Masi, F., Dermitzakis, E. T., Forgie, I. M., Frost, G., Hansen, T., Hansen, T. H., Hattersley, A., Kokkola, T., Kurbasic, A., Laakso, M., Mari, A. & 14 others, McDonald, T. J., Pedersen, O., Rutters, F., Schwenk, J. M., Teare, H. J. A., Thomas, E. L., Vinuela, A., Mahajan, A., McCarthy, M. I., Ruetten, H., Walker, M., Pearson, E., Pavo, I. & Franks, P. W., 30 Jan 2020, In : Diabetologia. 13 p.

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    Activities

    • 3 Invited talk

    ESPT meeting Catania, Sicilly

    Ewan Pearson (Speaker)
    4 Oct 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    EASD Genetics Study Group, Leiden

    Ewan Pearson (Speaker)
    12 May 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    The Croom Lecture - Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

    Ewan R. Pearson (Speaker)
    2006

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Thesis

    Clinical and genetic determinants of diabetic retinopathy

    Author: Liu, Y., 2014

    Supervisor: Palmer, C. (Supervisor) & Pearson, E. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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    Genetic and non-genetic determinants of drug response in type 2 diabetes

    Author: Dawed, A. Y., 2017

    Supervisor: Pearson, E. (Supervisor) & Zhou, K. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Medicine

    Genetic Epidemiology Studies of aspects of Diabetic Complications

    Author: Deshmukh, H., 2014

    Supervisor: Colhoun, H. (Supervisor) & Pearson, E. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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    Pharmacological modulation of insulin resistance - benefits and harms

    Author: Vella, S., 2013

    Supervisor: Petrie, J. (Supervisor), Lang, C. (Supervisor) & Pearson, E. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Medicine

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