Edinburgh Research Explorer

Prof Shareen Forbes

Personal Chair of Diabetic Medicine

  1. Effect of metformin on maternal and fetal outcomes in obese pregnant women (EMPOWaR): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

    Chiswick, C., Reynolds, R., Denison, F., Drake, A., Forbes, S., Newby, D., Walker, B., Quenby, S., Wray, S., Weeks, A., Lashen, H., Rodriguez Carbonell, A., Murray, G., Whyte, S. & Norman, J., Oct 2015, In : The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  2. Efficacy of metformin in pregnant obese women: a randomised controlled trial

    Chiswick, C. A., Reynolds, R. M., Denison, F. C., Whyte, S. A., Drake, A. J., Newby, D. E., Walker, B. R., Forbes, S., Murray, G. D., Quenby, S., Wray, S. & Norman, J. E., 14 Jan 2015, In : BMJ Open. 5, 1, p. e006854

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Endocrine-disrupting chemicals and the diabetes epidemic in countries in the WHO South-East Asia region

    Gifford, R., Siribaddana, S., Forbes, S. & Eddleston, M., Dec 2015, In : The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology. 3, 12, p. 925-7 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  4. Evaluation of kisspeptin levels in obese pregnancy as a biomarker for pre-eclampsia

    Logie, J. J., Denison, F. C., Riley, S. C., Ramaesh, T., Forbes, S., Norman, J. E. & Reynolds, R. M., Jun 2012, In : Clinical Endocrinology. 76, 6, p. 887-893 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Functionalized superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles provide highly efficient iron-labelling in macrophages for magnetic resonance-based detection in vivo

    Sharkey, J., Starkey Lewis, P. J., Barrow, M., Alwahsh, S., Noble, J., Livingstone, E., Lennen, R. J., Jansen, M. A., Carrion, J. G., Liptrott, N., Adams, D. J., Chadwick, A. E., Forbes, S. J., Murray, P., Rosseinsky, M. J., Goldring, C. E., Park, B. K. & Forbes, S., Apr 2017, In : Cytotherapy. 19, 4, p. 555-569

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Generation of Functional Beta-Like Cells from Human Exocrine Pancreas

    Lima, M. J., Muir, K. R., Docherty, H. M., McGowan, N. W. A., Forbes, S., Heremans, Y., Heimberg, H., Casey, J. & Docherty, K., 31 May 2016, In : PLoS ONE. 11, 5, p. e0156204

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Glucocorticoids and fatty acid metabolism in humans: fuelling fat redistribution in the metabolic syndrome

    Macfarlane, D. P., Forbes, S. & Walker, B. R., May 2008, In : Journal of Endocrinology. 197, 2, p. 189-204 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

  8. Health Behaviours during Pregnancy in Women with Very Severe Obesity

    Mohd-Shukri, N. A., Duncan, A., Denison, F. C., Forbes, S., Walker, B. R., Norman, J. E. & Reynolds, R. M., 7 Oct 2015, In : Nutrients. 7, 10, p. 8431-43 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. Home urine C-peptide creatinine ratio can be used to monitor islet transplant function

    Oram, R. A., Brooks, A. M., Forbes, S., Eckoldt, S., Smith, R. M., Choudhary, P., Rosenthal, M. J., Johnson, P., Rutter, M. K., Burling, K. A., McDonald, T. J., Shaw, J. A. M. & Hattersley, A. T., Jun 2014, In : Diabetes Care. 37, 6, p. 1737-40 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. Human umbilical cord perivascular cells improve human pancreatic islet transplant function by increasing vascularization

    Forbes, S., Bond, A. R., Thirlwell, K. L., Burgoyne, P., Samuel, K., Noble, J., Borthwick, G., Colligan, D., Mcgowan, N. W. A., Lewis, P. S., Fraser, A. R., Mountford, J. C., Carter, R. N., Morton, N. M., Turner, M. L., Graham, G. J. & Campbell, J. D. M., 15 Jan 2020, In : Science Translational Medicine. 12, 526, p. eaan5907

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle