Diabetes Africa 2024 UK Forum

Advancing equity
in diabetes care
for Black populations

28 November 2024 | London
Coin Street Conference Centre

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Shivani Misra, Imperial College London

Dr Shivani Misra

Senior Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Diabetologist

Last update: 7 March 2024

Dr Shivani Misra
Senior Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Diabetologist
Imperial College London

About

Dr Shivani Misra is a Wellcome Trust Career Development Fellow & Senior Clinical Lecturer within Imperial College London. Dr Misra leads a portfolio of studies that investigate the genetics, epidemiology, classification and treatment of early-onset type 2 diabetes, defined as a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes in childhood or early-adulthood (<40 years). In 2023 she was awarded the Precision Medicine in Diabetes Award from the European Association for the Study of Diabetes & Novo Nordisk Foundation.

Dr Misra was awarded a Future Leaders Award from the European Federation for the Study of Diabetes (2017) and in 2021 was awarded a QiC award from NHS England for contributions to diabetes research / services. During her Doctoral project, Dr Misra set up the MY DIABETES study, which has recruited almost 1800 individuals over 40 hospitals around England. The MY DIABETES study aimed to phenotype young-onset diabetes in south Asian and African-Caribbean ethnicities in the UK. Her core research interest focuses on stratifying young-onset diabetes using biomarkers and genetics to improve treatment and identification of young-onset diabetes types.

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