Jim Young is a medical informatics specialist and freelance medical writer. He is editor-in-chief of Glycosmedia.
Jim writes book reviews for the Glycosmedia Reviews section.
Full details of Jim’s writing on Linked In
Jim is also a poet
He is the curator of a bibliography for the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy (ISSDP) and another for the Drug Policy Modelling Program (DPMP) at the University of New South Wales, Australia.
Jim is a trained nurse. Such recreational time that he has is taken up by updating his photo-blog of Swansea and Gower. Jim is married with two grown-up sons.
- Mr Jim Young is Editor-in-chief of Glycosmedia
- Curator of the bibliography at ISSDP
- Medical writer and has done other freelance work for other publications over the years
- Jim Young owns a share of Glycosmedia which carries sponsorship declared on site
Professor Steve Bain
Professor Steve Bain is an academic clinician based at Swansea University in South Wales. He leads a diabetes research team within the Institute of Life Sciences and has clinical sessions in Singleton Hospital, part of ABM University Health Board. As well as being Research & Development Director for the Health Board, he is Clinical Director of the Academic Health Science Collaboration (AHSC) and Lead of the NISCHR-funded Diabetes Unit in Wales. He also hosts an MSc Module in Diabetes for the Primary Care team and chairs the Specialist Registrar Training Committee for Diabetes & Endocrinology in the Province . Steve has been chief investigator on several multi-centre clinical trials of new diabetes therapies and chairs the Joint Clinical Research Facility based in Swansea. Steve & Beth live on Gower with their three children, one dog, two rabbits, three cats and twelve hens.
- Professor Bain has been a senior clinical academic since 1993 and since that time reports having received honoraria, teaching and research sponsorship/grants from the following:
- Abbott, Astra-Zeneka, Boehringer Ingelheim, BMS, Diartis, Eli Lilly, GlaxoSmithKline, Janssen, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Pfizer, Roche, Sanofi-aventis, Schering-Plough, Servier & Takeda.
- He has also received funding for the development of educational programmes from Cardiff University, Doctors.net, Onmedica, Omnia-Med & Medscape.
- Professor Bain owns a share of Glycosmedia which carries sponsorship declared on site
Dr Mark Freeman
Dr Mark Freeman is a Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology at Mid Yorkshire Hospitals and is also Chair of the North Kirklees CCG Diabetes Network in West Yorkshire.
He has research interests involving the genetics of insulin resistance. Clinical interests include diabetes in pregnancy and diabetic renal disease, along with medical education.
He has written many articles for the medical press. He is married with two children, is an avid football fan, and, with effort, plays tennis and squash.
- Dr Mark Freeman is paid by the NHS
- Has received honoraria from Novo Nordisk, Eli Lilly, Sanofi, Astra-Zeneca, MSD, Boehringer-Ingleheim, Pfizer & Takeda
- Has written articles for various sites
- Dr Mark Freeman owns a share of Glycosmedia which carries sponsorship declared on site
Susan Young carries out editorial research for Glycosmedia. She was previously employed as a nurse in the Oncology Department at Singleton Hospital, ABM University NHS Trust.
Ash Whitney of Wired up Wales is a web developer based in South Wales.
He built the Glycosmedia website and provides ongoing support in the form of periodic site changes, management of the e-mail newsletter system, domain names and server hosting, and general IT support.