Peter Senior

Degrees, Title/Position:
Peter Senior, BMedSci (Hons), MBBS (Hons), Ph.D., FRCP, FRCP(E)
Professor of Medicine
Director, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Alberta
Clinical Section Head, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Edmonton Zone, Alberta Health Services
Medical Director, Clinical Islet Transplant Program, Alberta Health Services
Co-director, Northern Alberta Diabetic Nephropathy Prevention Program

Goal Groups/Integration Themes:
Innovations in T1D


Dr. Peter Senior is a Professor of Medicine and Director of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of Alberta. He is the Medical Director of the Clinical Islet Transplant Program and co-director of the Northern Alberta Diabetic Nephropathy Prevention Program. He is originally from the UK where he completed his specialist training in Diabetes and Endocrinology and received his Ph.D. in 2002. His clinical and research interests focus on type 1 diabetes, islet transplantation, hypoglycemia and diabetic nephropathy.He has been an investigator in a number of clinical trials in both diabetes and islet transplantation ranging from large multicentre studies (eg ACCORD) to smaller investigator-initiated trials. Dr. Senior is a popular speaker who has lectured in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. He has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed publications. He has served as an associate editor for the journals Diabetic Medicine, Cell Transplantation and the Canadian Journal of Diabetes. He is Chair-elect of the Professional Section of the Canadian Diabetes Association

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