Clinical Medicine Insights: Endocrinology and Diabetes

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Deputy Editor in Chief

The deputy editor in chief provides support to the editor in chief on editorial decision-making, and is responsible for editorial-decisions when the editor in chief is unavailable or has declared a conflict of interest. 

Steven Patterson, PhD

Dr Steven Patterson is a Lecturer in Biological Sciences at Glasgow Caledonian University. He completed his PhD in experimental diabetes research at the University of Ulster in 2003 and worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Diabetes from 2004-2011.

Dr Patterson’s research interests are focused on both the basic and clinical area of diabetes and obesity, including investigations of the effects of nutrients, hormones and pharmacological agents on pancreatic islet function and secretion of islet hormones. He is also interested in clinically relevant weight regulating therapies including bariatric surgery and how these approaches alter the metabolic homeostasis and hormonal responses in these individuals. Dr Patterson has 28 peer-reviewed publication and has reviewed grants for Diabetes UK, the British Heart Foundation and the Medical Research Council. He also serves as a reviewer for a number of diabetes, biochemistry and pharmacology related journals.

Editorial Board

The editorial board is the journal's primary source of peer reviewers and members occasionally provide assistance to the editor in chief.  The editor in chief welcomes applications from suitable candidates to join the editorial board.  Further information on the editorial board is available here.

Yoshimasa Aso, MD
Professor, Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Dokkyo Medical University, Tochigi, Japan

Herbert Chen, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery; Chairman, Department of Surgery; Fay Fletcher Kerner Endowed Chair, University of Alabama School of Medicine; Surgeon-in-Chief, UAB Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Jodi Anne Flaws, PhD
Professor, Department of Comparative Biosciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, USA

Victor Gault, PhD
Lecturer in Molecular Bioscience, University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, UK, and founding Editor in Chief, Clinical Medicine Insights: Endocrinology and Diabetes

Mohamad Taghi Goodarzi, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Nutrition , Medical School, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran

Serge Jabbour, MD, FACP, FACE
Professor of Medicine, Director, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolic Diseases, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Abba J. Kastin, MD
Professor and Endowed Chair, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Blood-Brain Barrier Lab, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

Hiroyuki Koshiyama, MD, PhD
Director, Center for Diabetes & Endocrinology, Chairman, Resident Trainging Program Committee, and Director,
Laboratory for Diabetes & Digetive & Kidney Diseases (KLDDK), Tazuke Kofukai Medical Research Institute, Kitano Hospital, and Clinical Professor, Department of Diabetes & Clinical Nutrition, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Japan

Gail B. Mahady, PhD
Associate Professor, Director, Clinical Pharmacognosy Laboratory Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine Dept. Pharmacy Practice, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Michelle A. Miller, MD, BSc (Hons), PhD, MAcadMEd, FFPH
Division of Metabolic and Vascular Health, University of Warwick, Warwick Medical School, Coventry, Warwickshire, UK

Tiago Jorge Taborda Prazeres Moreira, MD, PhD
Karolinska Institutet, Department of Neurology, Researcher, Stroke Research Group; Neurologist, Karolinska University Hospital, Department of Neurology, Stockholm, Sweden

Weihong Pan, MD, PhD
Professor of Neuroscience, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

Manfredi Rizzo, MD PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialities, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy

Robert T. Rubin, MD, PhD
Chief, Department of Psychiatry, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Distinguished Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA

Jagdish N. Sharma, PhD, DSc, FCP, FIBiol
Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Faculty of Pharmacy, Health Sciences Centre, Kuwait University, Kuwait

Rebecca Sippel, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery, Chief of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Guang Sun, PhD
Professor, Discipline of Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Carl-Johan Anders Törnhage, PhD
Pediatrician, Neonatologist, Senior doctor, Department of Pediatrics, Central hospital, Skaraborg county, Skövde, Sweden

Curtis Triplitt, PharmD, CDE
Associate Professor, Medicine, Division of Diabetes, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA

Naveed Younis, BSc, MD, FRCP
Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist, Department of Diabetes & Endocrinology, University Hospital South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, England

Jin-Rong (Joseph) Zhou, PhD
Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Director, Nutrition/Metabolism Laboratory, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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