Professor Tesfaye’s research projects include the epidemiology, risk factors, pathogenesis, central nervous system involvement and treatment of diabetic neuropathy and neuropathic pain. He has published a book, over 25 book chapters and 100 original articles & reviews in the field of diabetic neuropathy.
Professor Tesfaye is Chairman of the International Expert Group on Diabetic Neuropathy that has published 7 consensus recommendation papers in 2010/11. He is the immediate past Chairman of NEURODIAB, the diabetic neuropathy study group of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes. He is the current Vice Chairman of the Science and Research Committee of Diabetes UK; a Board Member of the Global Quantitative Sensation Testing Society; a member of the Advisory Council of the Neuropathy Trust and a trustee of International Insulin Foundation.
Professor Tesfaye was recently awarded the prestigious Camillo Golgi Prize.