Robert Turner Professor of Diabetic Medicine; Senior Research Fellow of Green Templeton College
Professor McCarthy’s research group studies the genetic basis of diabetes and obesity. His multidisciplinary research team includes clinicians, research nurses, laboratory-based research staff and computational biologists.
- Causes of obesity and type 2 diabetes
- The genetic basis of common diseases, especially diabetes
- The place of genetics in modern medicine
- Genetic epidemiology and bioinformatics