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Akheel Syed is Consultant Physician in Diabetes & Endocrinology at Salford Care Organisation and Honorary Clinical Chair at Manchester Academic Health Science Centre.

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Biography

Akheel Syed is Consultant Physician in Diabetes & Endocrinology at Salford Care Organisation and Honorary Clinical Chair at Manchester Academic Health Science Centre.

He secured his primary medical qualification from St John's Medical College, following which he undertook core medical training in England leading to the diploma of Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom. He undertook higher specialist training in Diabetes & Endocrinology and General (Internal) Medicine in the Northern Deanery that led to the award of dual Certificate of Completion of specialist Training. During the course of his training he accepted a research assignment at Newcastle University to study the genetic and molecular basis of glucocorticoid sensitivity in obesity and the metabolic syndrome; this work led to the award of Doctor of Philosophy.

Qualifications

M.B.B.S., M.R.C.P., C.C.T. (Endocrinology), Ph.D., F.R.C.P. Edin

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 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Newcastle University

External positions

Consultant Endocrinologist, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

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