Dr Lalantha Leelarathna
MBBS(Colombo), MRCP(UK), MSc (Kings), PhD (Cambridge)
Type 1 diabetes; Insulin pump therapy; Continuous glucose monitoring; Closed-loop insulin delivery, Transition
Qualified from University of Colombo, Sri Lanka in 1998. Senior
House officer Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (2002 to
2005). Specialist Registrar Diabetes, Endocrinology and General
Internal Medicine, London Deanery including Guys and St Thomas'
hospitals (2005 to 2010). Masters in Diabetes and Endocrinology
from Kings College, London 2009.
Clinical Research Associate and post-CCT clinical fellow at
University of Cambridge / Addenbrookes Hospital 2010 to 2014. PhD
thesis "Improving Glucose Control and Reducing the Burden of
Hypoglycaemia: Use of Novel Diabetes Technology in Type 1 Diabetes
and Critical Illness", University Of Cambridge; awarded 2014.
Appointed Consultant Diabetologist at Manchester Diabetes Centre
May 2014. Clinical Lead for Type 1 diabetes and insulin pump
Internationally recognised research in diabetes technology with
35+ publications in leading diabetes journals. Key research areas:
Type 1 diabetes, Insulin pump therapy, closed-loop (Artificial
Pancreas) and continuous glucose monitoring.
PA: Lauren Briggs - Lauren.Briggs@cmft.nhs.uk
Tel: 0161 276 6709
Fax: 0161 273 6184
Full publications list can be found at: