Dr Cristina Legido-Quigley

Dr Cristina Legido-Quigley, Head of Systems Medicine at Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen and an Associate Professor at King’s College London.

Dr Cristina Legido-Quigley is the Head of Systems Medicine at Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen and an Associate Professor at King’s College London.

Her main area of interest is neurometabolism and how the brain copes with disease,  as well as finding clinical tests for healthy aging, Alzheimer’s, cognition, diabetes and metabolic diseases. Her discoveries span fatty molecules that are important for cognition, small molecules that in liver alert to tissue damage, together with modulating molecular pathways for improving the treatment of diabetes. She is also researching algorithms for better personalised diagnoses in the clinic.

Twitter: @DrLegidoQuigley

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