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Leicester Professors named in the top 10 diabetes experts globally

Professor Kamlesh Khunti and Professor Melanie Davies (pictured) have been named in the top 10 diabetes experts globally on a list published at the American Diabetes Association meeting in Boston, USA this week.

The data are compiled by Expertscape using a matrix based on nearly 100,000 articles published since 2005.

The Leicester Diabetes Centre, a leading Centre in diabetes research and education, is led by Professor Kamlesh Khunti and Professor Melanie Davies from the University of Leicester and Leicester’s Hospitals. The Leicester Diabetes Centre is an alliance between the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust (Leicester’s Hospitals), the University of Leicester, the local community and Primary Care and is located at Leicester General Hospital.

Professor Khunti said: “This was a real surprise to us but we  are absolutely honored to be recognised in this list of some of the top researchers in the world. This is recognition of the work being conducted by our Leicester Diabetes Team from the University of Leicester over the past 15 years.”

Professor Davies said: “This is great news for Leicester and recognises the impact that our research on diabetes is having internationally."

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