Dr. Jan Polak obtained PhD in the year 2007 from Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. He was appointed as the head of department for the study of Obesity and Diabetes, Charles University in Prague in the year 2017. He is an editorial board member of Diabetology, Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition and associate editor of Frontiers in Endocrinology. He has around 62 publications in reputed and peer-reviewed journals.
Dr. Chan Jong Kim has been Graduated from Medical School of Chonnam National University as Medical Doctor, with the specialty including Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism. Presently he has been working at the Gwangju City.
CHAN JONG KIM(Research Area)
type 1 diabetes, diabetic ketoacidosis, acute kidney injury, children
Her research interests focus on identifying factors responsible for intersubject variability in drug response. Her search investigates the contribution of CYP450 drug-metabolizing enzymes in drug disposition, with a special attention to the role of disease state, focusing on type 2 diabetes (T2D) in a CYP450 isozyme-selective and a tissue-selective fashion. One of the major focus of her research is to study of intracellular drug-metabolism leading to modulation of drug action or side effects as well as the role of pharmacogenomics and drug-drug interactions.
Dr Ana Pokrajac MD MSc FRCP
Dr Pokrajac graduated Cum Laude from the University of Belgrade, School of Medicine, in Jan 2000 and upon graduation she was awarded a training post with the University. She was doing research in parallel with the clinical duties and presented in national and international conferences. Dr Pokrajac holds an MSc in Endocrinology (2003) and her particular focus at the time was Adrenal Insufficiency. She joined an award winning Endocrine Team at the Christie in Manchester in 2003, where she completed her Medical Doctorate on the relationship between GH and IGF-I and metabolic factors affecting it. As a Research Fellow, she took part in international research projects in Acromegaly, GH deficiency and Cushingâ€™s Syndrome. Dr Pokrajac completed her specialty training (dual accreditation in Diabetes and Endocrinology and General Internal Medicine) with the North Western Deanery in 2012.
Dr Pokrajac was appointed as a consultant in Diabetes, Endocrinology and GIM with West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust in 2012 where she practices and she is a Herts Valley CCG Lead for Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease. She has a special interest in complex diabetes, multimorbidity and evidence-based outcomes, but also in health-care system performance and cost-efficiency. She teaches medical students and is a RCP accredited educational supervisor to junior doctors.
Dr Ana Pokrajac(Research Area)
Improvement of management and performance in the NHS
Complex co-morbidities and diabetes
Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease
Digital Technology in Diabetes and medicine
Support of self-management of long-term conditions