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Translational Research Group


We run studies in people with type I and type II diabetes, as well as non-diabetics. If you would like to join our mailing list, please click here and we'll send you more information on our studies. To find out what taking part in research involves watch our video. You can read more about our current studies below and on our news page. If you are interested in taking part please email volunteers@dtu.ox.ac.uk

Ongoing studies

TICSI: Targeting Iatrogenic Cushing’s Syndrome with 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 Inhibition
Participants: 32 healthy male volunteers
Status: Recruiting

Completed studies

The TRG is continuing the DTU's long tradition of translational studies. These have included a diverse number of therapeutic opportunities and devices including: nasal insulin, oral insulin, subutramine, rapid-acting liquid sulfonylurea, miglitol, novel basal insulins, guar, the Glucowatch, patient-orientated metered capillary blood collection, pen-sized digital 30-second blood glucose meter and the development of an oral triglyceride tolerance test

Evaluation of an electronic oral glucose tolerance test kit
Participants: 18 healthy volunteers & 12 patients with type II diabetes
Read the results here
Impact of aspirin on platelet function in patients with type 2 diabetes
Participants: 24 patients with type II diabetes
Read the results here
Kisspeptin analogue (TAK-448) study to increase testosterone
Participants: 15 male patients with type II diabetes
Read the results here
Hypoglycaemia Early Alert Study
Participants: 10 volunteers
Remote Mood Monitoring
Participants: 20 patients with type II diabetes
Lixisenatide Study
Participants: 30 patients with type I diabetes