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John Pickup


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Research interests

Professor Pickup's clinical and research interests are in diabetes. He has a long-standing interest in the development of novel technology for the improved management of diabetes, starting from the development of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion, through to in vivo glucose sensors. His current research focuses on the clinical application of insulin pump therapy and continuous and self blood glucose monitoring, fluorescence methods for sensing glucose and applications of nanomedicine in diabetes research. Other research interests include activation of the innate immune system and inflammation as a cause of type 2 diabetes.He has had a long-term collaboration with the University of Strathclyde investigating applications of photophysics in clinical medicine, and is Visiting Professor in the Dept of Physics. Recent grants include a &pound;4.3 million Science and Innovation award from the EPSRC for nanometrology research, in collaboration with the University of Strathclyde. This involves the setting up of a Nanomedicine Unit at King&rsquo;s College London which will focus on applications in diabetes and metabolism.<br /> <br /> <br />

Research interests (short)

Clincal and research interest in diabetes

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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