Brian Frier, BSc (Hons), MD, FRCP (Edin), FRCP (Glas)
University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland

Brian Frier is Honorary Professor of Diabetes in the Queen’s Medical Research Institute at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. He was previously Consultant Physician in internal medicine and diabetes at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (1987-2012) and at the Western Infirmary and Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow (1982-1987). Hypoglycaemia, with relevance to diabetes, has been his principal research interest for 40 years, and he has published extensively in this field.

An invited speaker on hypoglycaemia at many national and international meetings, he gave the Banting Memorial lecture at Diabetes UK in 2009 and the Camillo Golgi lecture at the 53rd annual EASD conference in 2017. In 2004 he received the Somogyi Award from the Hungarian Diabetes Association.

He served as Chairman of the UK National Advisory Panel on Driving and Diabetes from 2001-2012 and was Vice-President of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh from 2008-2012.