Professor Timothy Barrett
Service: Alstrom, Bardet Biedl, Wolfram services
History: Tim has worked between Birmingham Children's Hospital and University of Birmingham since 1991. He first joined the Trust as a paediatric trainee in 1991, later became a Senior Lecturer/Consultant in 1998, Professor in 2006, and Leonard Parsons Professor in 2011.
- Childhood paediatric endocrinology and diabetes
- Rare childhood diabetes and related syndromes
- Type 2 diabetes in children
- Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP)
- Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (FRCPCH)
- Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
- Chair Endocrinology clinical study group for Medicines for Children Research Network
- Chair NHS Clinical Reference Group for Specialised Diabetes
MB BS PhD, DCH
Marcovecchio M, Tossavainen P, Acerini C, Barrett T, Edge J, Neil A, Shield J, Widmer B, Dalton R, Dunger D. Maternal but not paternal association of ambulatory blood pressure with albumin excretion in young offspring with type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Care 2010;33:366-71
Bruce C, Smith M, Rahman F, Liu Z, McMullan D, Ball S, Hartley J, Kroos M, Heptinstall L, Reuser A, Rolfs A, Hendriksz C, Kelly D, Barrett T, MacDonald F, Maher E, Gissen P. Design and validation of a metabolic disorder resequencing microarray (BRUM1). Hum Mutat. 2010 Jul;31(7):858-65.
Cangul H, Morgan N, Forman J, Saglam H, Aycan Z, Yakut T, Gulten T, Tarim O, Bober E, Cesur Y, Kirby G, Pasha S, Karkucak M, Eren E, Cetinkaya S, Bas V, Demir K, Yuca S, Meyer E, Kendall M, Hogler W, Barrett T, Maher E. Novel TSHR mutations in consanguineous families with congenital nongoitrous hypothyroidism. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2010;73:671-7
Marshall JD, Maffei P, Beck S, Barrett TG, Paisey RB. Clinical utility gene card for: Alström syndrome. Eur J Hum Genet. 2011;19 Epub.
Idkowiak J, Lavery GG, Dhir V, Barrett T, Stewart PM, Krone N, Arlt W. Premature adrenarche - novel lessons from early onset androgen excess. Eur J Endocrinol. 2011;165:189-207.
Nan C, Guo B, Warner C, Fowler T, Barrett T, Boomsma D, Nelson T, Whitfield K, Beunen G, Thomis M, Maes HH, Derom C, Ordoñana J, Deeks J, Zeegers M. Heritability of body mass index in pre-adolescence, young adulthood and late adulthood. Eur J Epidemiol. 2012;27:247-53.
Cangul H, Aycan Z, Saglam H, Forman JR, Cetinkaya S, Tarim O, Bober E, Cesur Y, Kurtoglu S, Darendeliler F, Bas V, Eren E, Demir K, Kiraz A, Aydin BK, Karthikeyan A, Kendall M, Boelaert K, Shaw NJ, Kirk J, Högler W, Barrett TG, Maher ER. TSHR is the main causative locus in autosomal recessively inherited thyroid dysgenesis. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2012;25(5-6):419-26.
Haghighi A, Haghighi A, Setoodeh A, Saleh-Gohari N, Astuti D, Barrett TG. Identification of homozygous WFS1 mutations (p.Asp211Asn, p.Gln486*) causing severe Wolfram syndrome and first report of male fertility. Eur J Hum Genet. 2012 Jul 11. doi: 10.1038/ejhg.2012.154. [Epub ahead of print]
Gharanei S, Zatyka M, Astuti D, Fenton J, Sik A, Nagy Z, Barrett T. Vacuolar-type H+ ATPase V1A subunit is a molecular partner of Wolfram syndrome (WFS1) protein, which regulates its expression and stability. Human Molecular Genetics 2012; doi:10.1093/hmg/dds400.
Knowles G, Pallan M, Thomas G, Ekelund U, Cheng K, Barrett T, Adab P. Physical Activity and Blood Pressure in Primary School Children: A Longitudinal Study. Hypertension 2012; doi:10.1161/hypertensionaha.112.201277
Kendall D, Vail A, Amin R, Barrett T, Dimitri P, Ivison F, Kibirige M, Mathew V, Matyka K, McGovern A, Stirling H, Tetlow L, Wales J, Wright N, Clayton P, Hall C. Metformin in Obese Children and Adolescents: The MOCA Trial. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Nov 21. [Epub ahead of print]
Cangul H, Aycan Z, Olivera-Nappa A, Saglam H, Schoenmakers NA, Boelaert K, Cetinkaya S, Tarim O, Bober E, Darendeliler F, Bas V, Demir K, Aydin BK, Kendall M, Cole T, Högler W, Chatterjee VK, Barrett TG, Maher ER. Thyroid dyshormonogenesis is mainly caused by TPO mutations in consanguineous community. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2012 Dec 13. doi: 10.1111/cen.12127. [Epub ahead of print]