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Julian Hamilton-Shield

Professor in Diabetes and Metabolic Endocrinology, University of Bristol

I am a Professor of Diabetes and Metabolic Endocrinology and trained at Bristol and the Hospitals for Sick Children, London. I have been an honorary consultant paediatrician at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children since 1997.

My main research interests encompass neonatal glucose metabolism, childhood obesity and its treatment, diabetes mellitus and the development of insulin resistance through childhood. I am a theme lead for 'Optimising nutrition to improve the health of children with chronic disorders' within the Biomedical Research Unit and a member of the BRU executive group.


  • –present
    Professor, University of Bristol