International Faculty

LARS RYDEN

Professor Emeritus of Cardiology, Karolinska Institute Stockholm, Sweden

Honorary member of the Royal College of Physicians London, UK Past President of European Society of Cardiology disease

JOHN CAMM

Chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and The Division of Cardiological Sciences St. George's University of London

President of the Arrhythmia Alliance. Editor, European Society of Cardiology Textbook on Cardiovascular Medicine, Evidence Based Cardiology

JEROEN BAX

Director of Non-invasive Imaging Laboratory & Echo Laboratory in Department of Cardiology at Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands

President of European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Main Interest in research is related to imaging in cardiology

CHRISTOPHER B. GRANGER

CProfessor of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the School of Medicine, Chief of the Section of Diabetes, University of Pisa, Italy

Associate Editor of the American Heart Journal chairman of the Advisory Working Group of the American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline program

NEIL POULTER

Honorary Consultant Physician and Epidemiologist, Peart-Rose (Hypertension) Clinic, St Mary's Hospital, London

PFormer President of the British Hypertension Society (2003-2005) Elected as one of the Inaugural Senior Investigators of the NIHR in UK, 2008 Elected as a fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences, 2009.

SUSANNA PRICE

Consultant cardiologist and intensivist Honorary senior lecturer, Imperial College London

Former was a member of the task force for the ESC / EACTS Guidelines for the management of valvular heart disease and also for the ESC Guidelines on non-cardiac surgery

Professor Thomas M MacDonald

Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacoepidemiology Medicines Monitoring Unit (MEMO) & Hypertension Research Centre (HRC)

Division of Molecular & Clinical Medicine School of Medicine Ninewells Hospital & Medical School Dundee

RALPH ANTHONY DEFRONZO

Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Diabetes Division at the University, Texas Health Science Center

Received the prestigious Lilly Award (1987) by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) The Banting Lectureship (1988) by the Canadian Diabetes Association Novartis Award (2003) for outstanding clinical investigation

STEFANO DEL PRATO

Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the School of Medicine, Chief of the Section of Diabetes, University of Pisa, Italy

Vice President of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Awarded with Prize of the Italian Society of Diabetology for outstanding scientific activity

MILES FISHER

Consultant Physician,Royal Infirmary,Glasgow,Scotland

Former Vice-President {Medical) of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 2011-14. Co-author of the diabetes chapter in the Three Editions of Davidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine.

FREDERICK J RAAL

Professor and Head of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

received numerous postgraduate awards including the Jack Gear memorial award for medical registrars and the TH Bothwell Research Prize in 2000

PETER GAEDE

Chief physician at the Department of Endocrinology, Copenhagen University Hospital Slagelse

Specialist in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology. Doctor of Medical Science (highest academic scientific degree in Denmark Has been a member of the Steno Education Center thereby teaching practical diabetology

ANNA SOLINI

Professor of Internal Medicine and Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, University of Pisa School of Medicine, Italy

Received Parma Diabete Medal (for best Italian young investigator), 1997 Received Hyppocrates Prize, 1998

SANJIV PETKAR

Consultant Cardiologist/ Lead Electrophysiologist Heart and Lung Centre, New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, UK

Has helped formulate the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines on Transient Loss of Consciousness, published in August 2010. Has more than 30 research publications to his credit

BENJAMIN WRIGLEY

Consultant lnterventional Cardiologist, Heart and Lung Centre, New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, UK

Has more than 20 research publications to his credit