DIRECT Research Team


Principal Investigators

Professor Mike Lean MA, MB, BChir, MD, FRCP (Edinburgh) FRCPS (Glasgow)

Chair of Human Nutrition, University of Glasgow and Consultant Physician, Glasgow Royal Infirmary

http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/medicine/staff/mikelean/

Professor Roy Taylor: MB ChB, BSc Hons, MRCP MD, FRCP, FRCPE

Professor of Medicine and Metabolism, University of Newcastle and Honorary Consultant Physician, Newcastle Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

http://www.ncl.ac.uk/biomedicine/research/groups/profile/roy.taylor


Study Coordinator

Dr Wilma Leslie: RGN, MSc, PhD,

http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/medicine/staff/wilmaleslie/


Research Associates

Scotland:

Naomi Brosnahan BSc, RD

George Thom BSc, MSc, RD

Louise McCombie Bsc, P Grad Dip (Dietetics)

Tyneside:

Carl Peters MB ChB

Alison Barnes BA, BSc, RD,

Angela Rodrigues BSc

Svietlana Zhyszuskaya MB BS


Co-investigators:

Prof Ian Ford: BSc Hons, PhD Director, Robertson Centre for Biostatistics

http://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/healthwellbeing/staff/ianford/

Professor Naveed Sattar: MBChB, PhD, FRCPath, FRCP (Glas), FRSE Professor of Metabolic Medicine

http://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/icams/staff/naveedsattar/

Dr Kieren Hollingsworth: BA (Hons), MEng (Hons), PhD Lecturer in Magnetic Resonance Physics

http://www.ncl.ac.uk/icm/people/profile/kieren.hollingsworth

Professor Ashley Adamson: BSc, PhD Professor of Public Health Nutrition and NIHR Research Professor

http://www.ncl.ac.uk/ihs/people/profile/ashley.adamson

Professor Falko Sniehotta: Dipl.-Psych PhD Professor of Behavioural Medicine and Health Phsychology

http://www.ncl.ac.uk/ihs/people/profile/falko.sniehotta

Naomi Brosnahan: BSc, P Grad Dip (Dietetics) Research Associate (Dietitian) University of Glasgow (Affiliate)

Hazel Ross: BSc, PG Diploma (Dietetics) Chief Executive Officer Counterweight Ltd

http://www.counterweight.org/

Professor John Mathers: B.Sc., PG Diploma, Ph.D. Professor of Human Nutrition

http://www.ncl.ac.uk/icm/people/profile/john.mathers


External Trial Steering Committee Chair

Professor Rory McCrimmon: Scottish Diabetes Research Network representative Professor of Experimental Diabetes and Metabolism

http://medicine.dundee.ac.uk/staff-member/professor-rory-mccrimmon


Committee Members

Professor Mike Lean: Principal Investigator DiRECT

Professor Roy Taylor: Principal Investigator DiRECT

Professor John Norrie: Independent Statistician Trials Director, Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen

http://www.abdn.ac.uk/hsru/people/j.norrie/

Prof Ian Ford: Trials Specialist Director, Robertson Centre for Biostatistics

http://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/healthwellbeing/staff/ianford/

Dr Paul Robb: Patient Representative nominated by Diabetes UK

paul.robb@fera.gsi.gov.uk