Pearson, Ewan

Professor of Diabetic Medicine, Professor

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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, the EASD Minkowski Award, and the Diabetes UK Dorothy Hodgkin Lecture 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 Chinese Academy of Sciences

Visiting Professor, University of Edinburgh

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