Association for Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Disorders

AMEND UK Medical Advisory Team (AMAT)

AMEND takes its responsibility of supplying accurate information to patients very seriously.  As such, the AMEND Medical Advisory Team are imperative to the production of our patient resources such as our website and patient information books.  All our advisors give their time freely and AMEND is very grateful for their help and commitment.

Note: AMEND is not allianced with any one particular medical facility and tries to ensure that its advisors are geographically spread in order to provide balanced opinion and information.

Our Current Medical Advisory Team (as at November 2016)


Dr Caroline Brain

(Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist, University College and
Great Ormond Street Hospitals, London)

Disclosures: none


Professor Maralyn Druce

(Professor of Endocrine Medicine and Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist at Barts Health NHS Trust, London)

Disclosures: conference support and advisory board fees from Ipsen and Novartis


Professor Ashley Grossman

(Professsor of Neuroendocrinology, University of Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism)

Past President, Society for Endocrinology

Past Chairman, UKINETS

Disclosures: advisory board and lecture fees from Novartis, Ipsen, HRA Pharma, Pfizer and Shire Pharmaceuticals


Mr Barney Harrison

(Retired.  Former Consultant Endocrine Surgeon, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield)

Past President BAETS

Disclosures: none


Dr Fiona Lalloo

(Consultant Clinical Geneticist, St Mary's Hospital, Manchester)

Disclosures: none

David Scott-Coombes  

Mr David Scott-Coombes

(Consultant Endocrine Surgeon, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff)

Past President of the BAETS

Disclosures: none


Professor Rajesh Thakker

(May Professor of Medicine, University of Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism)


  • Research income from: Medical Research Council programme grant; Wellcome Trust Investigator Award; NIHR Senior Investigator; NIHR Translational Research Collaboration; NIHR Oxford Grant - BRC funding; Wellcome Trust Clinical training fellowships; EU ITN Marie Curie grant; Glaxo-SmithKline research grant; Kidney Research UK (KRUK) project grant; Novartis Research Grant; NPS Pharmaceuticals (USA); Marshall Smith Syndrome Research Fund
  • Chairman of AstraZeneca Stratified Medicine Panel
  • Honoraria/lecture and consultancy fees from Novartis, Lilly, AstraZeneca and Ipsen