Dinesh Selvarajah

Dr Dinesh Selvarajah is Senior Lecturer in Diabetes at University of Sheffield) and Honorary Consultant Physician at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He qualified as a doctor at the University of Sheffield and trained in diabetes and diabetic neuropathy under Professor S Tesfaye. The research he conducted thus far has been clinical studies applying modern magnetic resonance (MR) neuroimaging techniques in diabetic neuropathy. Through his collaboration with world class academic units of radiology in University of Sheffield and Oxford University (FMRIB), he has gained invaluable knowledge in MR imaging theory, protocol development and data analysis. His skills in the field of clinical neuropathy and neuroimaging establish him as a researcher with a unique range of expertise within the field of diabetes research. His research projects also include epidemiology, risk factors, pathogenesis and treatment of diabetic neuropathy and neuropathic pain. He has received research funding from the European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes and the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR). Dr Dinesh Selvarajah has international leadership roles including Secretary of NEURODIAB (2015 – present) which is the largest diabetic neuropathy scientific group in the world. He was awarded the prestigious Goran Sundquist Prize for Young Clinical Investigator of the Year (2012), 1st Prize FinnDIANE ‘Diabetes a Threat to Mankind’ Research Prize (2013) and 1st Prize at the 5th NeupSIG International Congress on Neuropathic Pain (2015).