Dr Mohammad Alhadj Ali

MD, PgDip, MSc, Ph.D., MAcadMEd

WCAT Clinical Lecturer Diabetes and Endocrinology at Cardiff University / Prifysgol Caerdydd

Dr. Mohammad Alhadj Ali WCAT Clinical Lecturer Diabetes and Endocrinology and Principal Investigator Cardiff University School of Medicine and University Hospital of Wales Mohammad Alhadj Ali did his Ph.D. in the field of immunotherapy for Type 1 Diabetes at the University of Bristol.

He is currently working as a Clinical Lecturer in Diabetes and Endocrinology at the Diabetes Research Group at Cardiff University School of Medicine.

His current research interests are focused on the novel approaches for Type 1 Diabetes and preparing the skin with topical therapies for future immunotherapy, as well as, developing an adaptive design for clinical trials.

His work has focused on the development of novel therapies for Diabetes and he has worked on several clinical trials ranging from Phase 1 to Phase 3, acting as PI and co-investigator.

Dr. Alhadj Ali was awarded the Donell Etzwiler International Scholar Award from International Diabetes Centre in Minnesota, the USA in 2015, Innovators in Diabetes (IDia) fellowship from Diabetes UK in 2017, W T Edward Medal from Cardiff Medical Society 2018, and the prestigious training award from Association of British Clinical Diabetologists 2018. Dr. Alhadj Ali was awarded the EFSD Future Leaders for Clinical Diabetologists 2019.

Dr. Alhadj Ali has been a faculty member of the annual international conference of the South Asian Health Foundation on Diabetes and Ramadan since 2019. He has been involved in teaching activities on Diabetes and Ramadan in Cardiff and South Wales over the last 4 years.

He is a recognized medical educator and has given CPD teaching and talks in national and international meetings. He is the chair and a co-founder of the Young Diabetologists and Endocrinologists Forum in Wales. He is a member of the editorial board of the European Journal of Diabetes and a committee member of the Cardiff Medical Society since 2018. He is a medic champion for public engagement and involvement at Cardiff University School of Medicine, and he was recently chosen as a member of the Public Engagement Strategy Advisory Group of the College of Biomedical and Life Sciences.