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Associate Professor Katharine Owen

Katharine Owen is an Associate Professor at the University of Oxford and consultant at the Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism. She trained in the West Midlands and Exeter before moving to Oxford.
Her research interests are in the areas of investigation of genetic aetiology of diabetes in young adults and the identification and characterisation of rare kinds of diabetes, particularly monogenic causes of beta-cell dysfunction. She runs one of the larger MODY clinics in the UK. She is also running clinical trials of immune therapies for newly diagnosed Type 1 diabetes as part of the T1D UK immunotherapy consortium.
Other clinical interests are diabetes in young adults and public and patient involvement in research.

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