Director of the Leicester NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, Leicester, UK
Prof Melanie Davies is Director of the Leicester NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, Director of the Patient Recruitment Centre Leicester and a Professor in Diabetes Medicine at the University of Leicester, UK. She has published over 500 original articles in leading journals.
Professor Davies’ research interests include the causes, screening, prevention, self-management and treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. She has served as the PI for a number of large global studies in diabetes, obesity, sedentary behaviour and cardiovascular disease. In 2016 she was the recipient of a CBE for services to diabetes research.