Head of Department Diabetes Research Centre University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom
Professor of Primary Care Diabetes and Vascular Medicine at the University of Leicester, UK. Prof Kamlesh Khunti is Co-Director of the Leicester Diabetes Centre and leads a research group that is currently working on the early identification of, and interventions with, people who have cardiometabolic disease or who are at increased risk of developing cardiometabolic diseases. His work has influenced national and international guidelines on the screening and management of people with diabetes. Professor Khunti is also Director of the UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) in Applied Research Collaborations (ARC) East Midlands and Director of The Real-World Evidence Unit and Centre for BME Health. He is a NIHR Senior Investigator and Principal Investigator on several major national and international studies. He is the National NIHR ARC Theme Lead for Multimorbidity and Ethnicity and Diversity. He is also Honorary Visiting Professorial Fellow at the Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Australia.