Prof Rayaz Malik BSc MSc MBChB FRCP PhD
Chair of Medicine, University of Manchester
Honorary Consultant Physician, Manchester Royal Infirmary
Professor Malik obtained his BSc., MSc. and MB ChB from the University of Aberdeen and his PhD from the University of Manchester. His research focuses on diabetic neuropathy and cardiomyopathy in both animal models and at a translational level in patients. He is an expert in the pathogenesis, assessment and treatment of diabetic neuropathy and has published and presented extensively on this. His research is currently funded by the NIH, JDRF, MRC, DUK and BHF and he is currently supervising 6 PhDs and 4 MDs.
He won the young clinical investigator prize for clinical science for the neuropathy study group of the European association for the study of diabetes in 1999, and the North West of England Medical Society Prize in 2000. He has been an invited lecturer for the American Diabetes Association, European Association for the Study of Diabetes and Diabetes UK.
Professor Malik is on the Executive committee of Neurodiab (The neuropathy study group of the European association for the study of diabetes), an associate editor for Diabetic Medicine and the Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury. He has been JDRF Medical and Research Committee grant reviewer 2005-2010, and undertakes ad hoc reviews for DUK, MRC and the Wellcome Trust and reviews for nine medical journals, including Neurology, Diabetes, Diabetologia, and the Lancet.
He is a member of the Curriculum and Progress Committees and the Interview committee for medical undergraduates in the Manchester Medical School. He is the Heart Lung and Blood lead for year 3 and is also the Final year exam lead for Manchester Royal Infirmary.His clinical work includes consultant responsibility for unselected general acute medicine admissions to Manchester Royal Infirmary and a general medical and diabetes outpatient clinics weekly.