Abd A. Tahrani works as a Clinician Scientist in diabetic medicine at the University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK, and a honorary Consultant Physician in diabetes and endocrinology at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, UK. His qualifications include an M.D. degree from Aleppo University, Aleppo, Syria; Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians (MRCP) (Edinburgh, UK); M.Med.Sci. degree from Keele University, Staffordshire, UK; CCT degree in endocrinology and diabetes from the Royal College of Physicians; and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Birmingham. His research interests include the metabolic consequences of sleep related disorders, particularly obstructive sleep apnoea; the pathogenesis and treatment of diabetes related microvascular complications; the pathogenesis and management of diabetic peripheral and autonomic neuropathy; the pharmacology of type 2 diabetes and obesity; and ethnic differences in diabetes and obesity.
Biography Updated on 7 February 2013