Academic Faculty

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Peter A Senior, BMedSci, MBBS, PhD, FRCP(E), FRCP

Professor, Director Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism, Medical Director Clinical Islet Transplant Program

Medicine & Dentistry

Medicine

About Me

Degrees

  • BMedSci (Hons) University of Newcastle Upon Tyne 1992
  • MBBS (Hons) University of Newcastle Upon Tyne 1993
  • PhD University of Newcastle Upon Tyne 2002

Clinical Expertise

  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Complex Diabetes
  • Clinical Islet Transplantation
  • Insulin Pump Therapy
  • General Endocrinology
  • Diabetic Nephropathy

Research

Clinical Islet Transplantation

  • refining and enhancing the edmonton Protocol
  • describing clinical and metabolic outcomes after islet transplant
  • developing clinical tools to track islet function over time
  • testing new sites for islet transplantation
  • phase 1/2 trials of stem cell derived beta cells

Diabetic Nephropathy 

  • health services research examining the effectiveness of community diabetic nephropathy prevention clinics
  • Preventing Early Renal Loss in Diabetes (www.perl-study.org)

Clinical Trials

  • interventions for new onset type 1 diabetes
  • phase 2 and 3 clinical trials of new agents to treat diabetes or its complications

Teaching

Clinical Teaching

much of my teaching is done in clinics and the hospital

Classroom Teaching

DMED 513, PMCOL 402/502,  PHARM 377, PHARM 497, MED 608, MLSCI 262/4

Continuing Medical Education

regularly deliver CME locally, nationally, and internationally