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Alexander Miras - Senior Clinical Lecturer in Endocrinology, Imperial College London, UK

Alexander Miras

Senior Clinical Lecturer in Endocrinology, Imperial College London, UK

Dr Alexander Miras graduated from medical school at Imperial College London, UK, and trained as a junior doctor and Specialist Registrar in Diabetes and Endocrinology in the London deanery rotations between 2002-2010. In 2010, he was awarded with a Medical Research Council (MRC) Clinical Research Training PhD fellowship, which enabled him to investigate the effects of bariatric surgery on food reward using functional neuroimaging and behavioural methodologies both in humans and rodents. He is currently a Senior Clinical Lecturer in Endocrinology at Imperial College London and interested in the mechanisms through which bariatric surgery and medical devices improve weight, metabolic control and diabetes-related microvascular complications.

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We are pleased to introduce Abd Tahrani as the new Editor in Chief for European Endocrinology. In this interview Dr Tahrani discusses his research interests and his aims for the journal over the next year. FILMED AT THE EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF DIABETES (EASD) ANNUAL MEETING,...
Is high caloric intake the problem? Chip Lavie argues that fitness is far more important than fatness when it comes to overall health. Carl J. Lavie, M.D. Professor of Medicine and Medical Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation and Preventative Cardiology, the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular...
Video message from celebrity chef and campaigner Jamie Oliver for World Diabetes Day 2015. Published here with permission from International Diabetes Federation Nov 12, 2015

Obesity and Weight Management INSIGHTS

The touchENDOCRINOLOGY website provides a selection of resources to inform clinicians and patients about the latest developments in the field. The following are quick, non peer-reviewed, opinion-based updates addressing current trends and opinion on the most recent advances in the area of endocrinology:

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New Tool to Assess Bone Health in Patients with Obesity Katrina Mountfort, Senior Medical Writer, Touch Medical Media, UK
Matthew Goodwin, Group Director and Advisory Editor, Touch Medical Media, Reading, UK
-Insights into the BMD/BMI tool for assessing bone health, presented at AACE, Boston, US, 16–20 May 2018
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How Weight is Lost Following Bariatric Surgery Affects the Reversal of Type 2 Diabetes Stefan Amisten, Senior Medical Writer, Touch Medical Media, UK
Jeremy Betts, Account Director and Advisory Editor, Touch Medical Media, UK
-Insights into STAMPEDE clinical trial from the Cleveland Clinic, presented at AACE, Boston, US, 16–20 May 2018
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Lipodystrophy – an Insight into a Rare Condition with Severe Metabolic Consequences Katrina Mountfort, Senior Medical Writer, Touch Medical Media, UK
Matthew Goodwin, Group Director and Advisory Editor, Touch Medical Media, UK
-Insights into lipodystrophies, presented at the ECE congress, Barcelona, Spain, Monday 21 May 2018