Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Medicine

Wynn Chair in Human Metabolism (Clinical)



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Areas covered: type 1 diabetes, diabetes technology, MODY, diabetes prevention

Dr Nick Oliver is a  clinical academic and consultant diabetologist. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and a graduate of the Diabetes UK Innovators scheme. He is an internationally recognised diabetes technology clinical researcher and leads a multidisciplinary clinical diabetes technology research group, working with chemical, control and electronic engineers. He has peer-reviewed funding from Wellcome Trust, NIHR, and the MRC and has reviewed for NIH, JDRF, Wellcome, NIHR and MRC. The Imperial group has developed a novel artificial pancreas device based on the physiology of the pancreatic beta cell which has been assessed in over 800 hours of clinic use.

Title of Projects:

1. Clinical assessment of a novel microprobe array continuous glucose monitor in Type 1 diabetes

2. Advanced Bolus Calculator for Diabetes (ABC4D)

3. The identification of maturity onset diabetes of the young (MODY) and characterization of diabetes subtype in a young South Asian population to inform appropriate treatment

4. Preventing recurrent gestational diabetes mellitus with early metformin intervention

5. A Bio-inspired Artificial Pancreas for Control of Type 1 Diabetes in the Home

6. After Diabetes Diagnosis REsearch Support System (ADDRESS)

7. A pragmatic and scalable strategy using mobile technology to promote sustained lifestyle changes to prevent Type 2 diabetes in India and the UK


Advanced Bolus Calculator for Type 1 Diabetes (ABC4D)

Clinical Assessment of a Novel Microprobe Array Continuous Glucose Monitor for Type 1 Diabetes

Clinical Assessment of a Closed-loop Insulin Delivery System

Diabetes Prevention Using SMS Technology

Use of Mobile Technology to Promote Sustained Lifestyle Changes to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in India and the UK

DRN 647 (Clinical Assessment of a Closed Loop Insulin Delivery System)


DRN 552 (Incident and high risk type 1 diabetes cohort – ADDRESS-2)

Diabetes Prevention using SMS technology


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Professor Christofer Toumazou FRS

Professor Desmond Johnston FMedSci

Professor Guy Rutter

Professor Tony Cass

Dr Pantelis Georgiou

Dr Pau Herrero

Research Student Supervision

Avari,P, Patient Empowerment through Predictive PERsonalised decision support (PEPPER)

Uduku,C, ARISES: An Adaptive, Real-time, Intelligent System to Enhance Self-care of chronic disease