Brian M. Frier MD, BSc, MBChB
Brian Frier, BSc (Hons), MD, FRCP(Edin), FRCP(Glas), is Honorary Professor of Diabetes at the University of Edinburgh, affiliated to the British Heart Foundation Centre for Cardiovascular Science. Formerly, he worked as a clinician in the NHS and was Consultant Physician in general (internal) medicine and diabetes at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (1987-2012) and at the Western Infirmary and Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow (1982-87). He graduated in medicine from the University of Edinburgh, trained in Scotland, and was a Clinical Research Fellow at Cornell University Medical Center.
Professor Frier’s principal research interest is the pathophysiology of hypoglycaemia in humans with particular relevance to diabetes. He has published extensively, and has co-edited two multi-author international textbooks on hypoglycaemia and diabetes: Hypoglycaemia and Diabetes: Clinical and Physiological Aspects, and Hypoglycaemia in Clinical Diabetes (third edition). Other research interests in diabetes include cognitive.