Peter Grant

Peter Grant



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Peter Grant is Professor of Medicine at the University of Leeds and a diabetologist with a particular interest in the management of vascular risk in patients with diabetes. His research focuses on understanding the molecular basis of the strong biological link between diabetes and cardiovascular (CV) disease, in particular the genetic and environmental determinants of thrombotic risk in relation to insulin resistance and CV disease. He has published over 200 original research articles in peer-reviewed journals with an H-index of 70. Professor Grant is founder and Editor-in-Chief of the international journal, Diabetes and Vascular Disease Research, a peer reviewed journal that publishes research linking these two conditions. Professor Grant was joint chair of the ESC/EASD guidelines committee (2010-13), (2017-20) on cardiovascular disease prevention and management in diabetes published in the European Heart Journal. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

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

Research area keywords

  • Diabetes
  • Vascular risk
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Insulin resistance