Julian Hamilton-Shield is a Professor of Diabetes and Metabolic Endocrinology at the University of Bristol (UK). He undertook his clinical, paediatric training in Bristol and the Hospitals for Sick Children, London. He has been an honorary consultant paediatrician at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children since 1997.
His main research interests encompass neonatal glucose metabolism, childhood obesity and its treatment, diabetes mellitus and the development of insulin resistance through childhood.
He is the theme lead in a National Institute for Health Research, Biomedical Research Unit in Nutrition, Diet and Lifestyle including Obesity within Bristol researching ‘Optimising nutrition in children with chronic disease to improve health outcomes’.Submitted by admin on 2013, June 18 - 13:27