3 December 2024 In-person, BMA House, London Driving real-world impact from health research

Dr. Sufyan Hussain

Consultant Diabetologist

Guy's and St Thomas Hospital

Dr Sufyan Hussain is a Medical Research Council funded Clinician Scientist with roles in clinical care, translational research, policy and advocacy for diabetes. He works as a Consultant Diabetologist at Guy’s and St Thomas Hospital and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at King’s College London. He has a specialist interest in diabetes technologies, open-source approaches, and cell therapy in diabetes.

He graduated from the University of Cambridge and undertook specialist training in London. He completed his PhD in molecular neuro-physiology under Sir Prof Stephen Bloom at Imperial College and was a visiting scholar at Joslin Diabetes Centre, Harvard Medical School. As a Darzi fellow in Clinical Leadership he worked on projects related to integrated care and digital health. He is director for the International Diabetes Federation-Europe, vice-chair for the ABCD Diabetes Technology Network and Honorary Medical Advisor to the Secretary of State for Transport on driving and Diabetes Mellitus. He was the lead specialist committee member for the recent NICE multiple technology appraisal on hybrid closed loops. His current research interests in type 1 diabetes include hybrid-closed loop systems, open-source technology approaches, application of cell therapy, metabolic effects of fasting and impact of health inequalities and mental health on outcomes. He has over 30 years personal experience of living with type 1 diabetes and is passionate about improving care for diabetes.