Prof Ramzi Ajjan
Associate Professor & Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology,
The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
RA Ajjan (MD, FRCP, MMed.Sci, PhD) is Professor of Metabolic Medicine/Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology at Leeds University and Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust. He obtained his PhD from the University of Sheffield and completed his clinical training in Diabetes and Endocrinology at Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust. He runs a programme of basic, translational and clinical research, aiming to improve clinical outcome in patients with diabetes and metabolic disease. In particular, his research is focused on optimising glucose control in individuals with diabetes using modern technologies and reducing thrombosis risk in this population by identifying novel therapeutic targets. His clinical practice is concentrated on managing young adults with type 1 diabetes, complex patients with type 2 diabetes and individuals with thyroid eye disease. He is the local R&D lead for diabetes and endocrinology in Leeds and regional Clinical Research Network co-lead in diabetes, endocrine and metabolic disorders. He is deputy Chair of Clinical Study Group 2 at Diabetes UK and Associate Editor of Diabetes and Vascular Disease Research .