Diabetes and Metabolism

Our research is focused on the causes, prediction and ultimate prevention of childhood type 1 diabetes. Improved prediction of diabetes has been a major achievement in our research.

We have many interesting ongoing research projects, including the largest family study in the world which has been recruiting in the Oxford region of the UK for more than 20 years.

The major questions we are addressing in our research are:

We have a strong commitment to working with diabetes specialists and research groups worldwide, in order to achieve our goal of preventing type 1 diabetes in the future.

An islet from a healthy individual: insulin producing beta cells (stained in green)

An islet from a healthy individual: insulin producing beta cells (stained in green).

An islet from an individual with type 1 diabetes: only a few insulin producing cells remain (stained in green)

An islet from an individual with type 1 diabetes: only a few insulin producing cells remain (stained in green).

Contact

Diabetes and Metabolism
Learning and Research
Second Floor
Southmead Hospital
Westbury-on-Trym
Bristol BS10 5NB
United Kingdom
angie.mitchell@bristol.ac.uk
Tel: +44(0)117 41 48051
Fax: +44(0)117 41 48070