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Dr Gareth Dunseath

Senior Research Officer, Medicine

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 513439

Welsh language proficiency

Basic Welsh Speaker

Research Links

Diabetes Research Lab - 117
Ground Floor
Grove Building
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

About

Dr Gareth Dunseath is a Senior Research Officer in the Diabetes Research Group, in Swansea University Medical School. In addition, Gareth is also the manager of the Good Clinical and Laboratory Practice accredited central laboratory facility based in the Grove building. Gareth gained his PhD entitled ‘pathophysiology of glucose intolerance’ from Swansea University Medical School as a staff candidate in 2017, investigating the twin defects of insulin resistance and beta-cell dysfunction in the progression of glucose intolerance.

Gareth has a long standing involvement in clinical trials in diabetes and related areas, with both the pharmaceutical industry and more recently with the devices and diagnostics industry. The latter has led to an interest in involvement in the development and validation of novel assays, tests and devices in the area of diabetes.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Glucose intolerance
  • Diabetes
  • Insulin resistance
  • Beta-cell dysfunction
  • Biomarkers
  • Devices
  • Accredited Laboratory Quality Management

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Gareth is module lead for the Diabetes Basics module for the MSc Diabetes Practice postgraduate course.

Research

Gareth’s main area of research interest is around the contribution of the two defects of insulin resistance and beta-cell dysfunction in the progression of glucose intolerance.


Gareth also has an interest in the development and validation of novel assays, tests and devices for use in the diabetes field as well as the use of more convenient and comfortable methods of sample collection.