Principal Investigators:

  • Prof. Francesco Rubino MD; Professor of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery; King’s College London, London, UK
  • Prof. Paul Zimmet MD, Professor of Diabetes; Monash University; Melbourne, Australia

Co-Investigators:

  • Prof. Stephanie Amiel MD, Professor of Diabetic Medicine, King’s College London; London, UK
  • Prof. K George Alberti FRCP Senior Research Investigator, Imperial College, London; Emeritus Professor of Medicine, University of Newcastle; UK.
  • Prof. Bernhard Boehm MD, Professor of Metabolic Medicine; Nanyang Technological University Singapore, Singapore
  • Prof. Stefan R Bornstein MD, Dean, King’s College Transcampus, Professor of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, Technical University of Dresden; Dresden, Germany
  • Prof. Mark Cooper MD, Head, Department of Diabetes, Monash University; Melbourne, Australia
  • Prof. Jaime A. Davidson MD FACP MACE,Professor of Medicine, Touchstone Diabetes Center, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas USA
  • Prof. Stefano Del Prato MD, President of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD); Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa; Pisa, Italy.
  • Prof. Robert Eckel MD; President of the American Diabetes Association (ADA); Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus; USA
  • Prof. William Herman MD, MPH, Professor of Epidemiology & Internal Medicine, University of Michigan; Ann Arbor USA
  • Dr David Hopkins MD, Director, Institute of Diabetes Endocrinology and Obesity, King’s Health Partners, London, UK
  • Prof. Linong Ji, MD, Director of Peking University Diabetes Center, Peking University; Peking, China
  • Prof. Kamlesh Khunti MD; Professor of Primary Care Diabetes and Vascular medicine, University of Leicester; UK
  • Prof. Jean-Claude Mbanya, Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology, University of Yaoundé, Cameroon.
  • Prof Zhonglin Chai, Department of Diabetes,Central Clinical School. Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
  • Prof. Geltrude Mingrone, MD; Professor of Diabetes and Nutrition, King’s College London and Internal Medicine Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore; Rome Italy
  • Prof. Ayesha Motala MD, Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology. Nelson Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa
  • Prof. A Ramachandran MD, Dr. A. Ramachandran's Diabetes Hospitals, Chennai, India
  • Prof. Eric Renard MD; Professor of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Montpellier University & Centre national de la recherche scientifique, INSERM, University of Montpellier, Montpellier, France
  • Prof. Maria Schmidt MD, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
  • Prof. Jaakko Tuomilehto MD, University of Helsinki and National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland
  • Prof. Tianshu Zeng, MD, Professor & Chief Physician, Chief of Department of Endocrinology,Wuhan Union Hospital Tongji Medical College, Wuhan, 430022, P.R.China
  • Prof. Joel Dave, MD, Head of Endocrinology, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Prof Lei Zhang, PhD, Epidemiologist, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Central Clinical School, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia