Peter Flatt

Professor

  • Cromore Road, Coleraine Campus

    BT52 1SA Coleraine

    United Kingdom

  • 9905 Citations
  • 49 h-Index
1986 …2019
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Biography

Professor Peter Flatt holds a BSc Hons and PhD from Aston University. He was a Research Fellow at the University of Uppsala, Sweden (1978-80) before taking up an academic appointment at Surrey University in 1980 . He is currently Professor of Biomedical Sciences at Ulster University, a position that he has held since 1989.Professor Flatt is Head of the Diabetes Research Group, having served as Director of Biomedical Sciences Research Centre (1992-94) and Head of the School of Biomedical Sciences (1994-97).He is author of over 500 full scientific peer-reviewed papers (h-index 55) on various aspects of diabetes and editor of four major diabetes research texts including New Antidiabetic Drugs (Smith-Gordon, 1990) and Nutrient Regulation of Insulin Secretion (Portland Press, 1992).Professor Flatt is founding Chairman (1991-) of the Islet Study Group of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), member of the EASD Council (1997-01), Scientific Secretary and Committee Member of Diabetes UK (1991-97; 2001-04) and a member of the Grants Review Board of the Juvenile Diabetes Federation International (1996-99).He is a recipient of the Mary Jane Kugal Award (1999) of Juvenile Diabetes Federation International, Biochemical Society Medal (2005), and was elected to membership of Royal Irish Academy (2006), Ulster University Distinguished Senior Research Fellowship (2006) and Diabetes UK Dorothy Hodgkin Award Lecturer (2008). Patent holder, Academic co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer/Director of Diabetica Ltd.Research InterestsInsulin secretionpancreatic islet cell function and demiseantidiabetic drugs and gene therapyBrain and gut peptidesTeaching InterestsEndocrinologyPhysiologyAdministrative RolesHead Diabetes Research GroupCourse Director BSc Hons Biomedical Science Undergraduate Programmes

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Research Output 1986 2019

  • 9905 Citations
  • 49 h-Index
  • 574 Article
  • 2 Chapter
Lampreys
Glucagon-Like Peptide 1
Homeostasis
Fats
Glucose
Gastrins
Hypoglycemic Agents
Fats
Glucose
Peptides
Gastric Inhibitory Polypeptide
Medical problems
Insulin Resistance
Obesity
Insulin
File
Insulin-Secreting Cells
Rodentia
Glucose
Peptides
Insulin
Open Access
File
Insulin-Secreting Cells
Growth
Dipeptidyl Peptidase 4
Ac-Nal(1)-Cpa(2)-Pal(3,6)-Arg(5)-Ala(10)-lHRH
peptide YY (1-36)

Thesis

Activation of G-protein coupled receptors targeting gastrointestinal hormone secretion in Type 2 Diabetes

Author: Miskelly, M., May 2018

Supervisor: Flatt, P. (Supervisor) & Mc Killop, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Evaluation of GPR55 and GPR120 as novel therapeutic targets for the treatment of type 2 diabetes

Author: Mc Closkey, A., May 2019

Supervisor: Flatt, P. (Supervisor) & McKillop, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Frog skin host-defence peptides and their synthetic analogues with therapeutic potential for type 2 diabetes

Author: Musale, V., Apr 2019

Supervisor: Abdel-Wahab, Y. (Supervisor), Flatt, P. (Supervisor) & Conlon, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Insulinotropic and glucose-lowering peptides from phylogenetically ancient fish with potential for therapy of type 2 diabetes

Author: Graham, G., Apr 2019

Supervisor: Flatt, P. (Supervisor), Abdel-Wahab, Y. (Supervisor) & Conlon, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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iStable gut hormones and related analogues for treatment of fragility fractures associated with type 2 diabetes

Author: Vyavahare, S., Jul 2018

Supervisor: Flatt, P. (Supervisor) & Irwin, N. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis