Professor Eleanor Scott

Professor Eleanor Scott


Qualified in Medicine from Nottingham University in 1992

Appointed to Senior Lecturer in Medicine, University of Leeds in 2003

Appointed to Professor of Medicine (Diabetes and Maternal Health), University of Leeds in 2018


  • Deputy Head of Clinical and Population Sciences

Research interests

I am a clinical diabetologist with a longstanding interest in pregancy and maternal health.

My research focuses on:

  • understanding innovative mechanisms controlling glucose across the 24 hour day
  • continuous glucose monitoring analysis to assess 24 hour glucose control
  • developing new therapeutic approaches to improve 24 hour glucose control and clinical outcomes


  • BM BS
  • BMedSci
  • MD
  • FRCP

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London
  • Associate Member EASD Diabetes in Pregnancy Study Group
  • Diabetes UK
  • Association of British Clinical Diabetologists
  • British Endocrine Society
  • British Medical Association
  • Medical Protection Society

Research groups and institutes

  • Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine
  • Clinical and Population Science
  • Multidisciplinary Cardiovascular Research Centre

Current postgraduate researchers

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