Co Vice Chair
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Dr Sufyan Hussain is 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 the application of diabetes technologies and novel therapies, including 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 a committee member of ABCD Diabetes Technology Network, NHSE London Diabetes Strategic Clinical Network, JDRF Scientific Advisory Committee, Open EU consortium, Secretary of State for Transport’s Honorary Medical Advisory Panel on driving and Diabetes Mellitus and is the lead specialist committee member for the NICE multiple technology appraisal on hybrid closed loops. His current research interests in type 1 diabetes include automated insulin delivery systems, application cell therapy in diabetes, mental health and hypoglycaemia awareness, metabolic effects of fasting and impact of health inequalities on outcomes using diabetes technologies. He has over 30 years personal experience of living with type 1 diabetes and is passionate about improving care for diabetes.