Prof. Chris Kelnar
Professor Kelnar is a Consultant Paediatrician and Paediatric Endocrinologist at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh and an Honorary Professor of Paediatric Endocrinology in the Department of Reproductive and Developmental Sciences at the University of Edinburgh.
He has a number of national and international roles, playing an active part:
Professor Kelnar's research programme addresses:
He has authored over 150 scientific papers and reviews in peer-review journals, 30 book chapters and over 50 invited reviews. He has also authored or edited five textbooks.
He has contributed to developing evidence-based medicine and setting standards for the Scottish Government, Lothian, the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN), the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, and the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.
Professor Kelnar is active in clinical and health promotion networks within Scottish, UK and European Health Organisations: Department of Health (England and Wales), Scottish Government Health Department, the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, the Scottish Paediatric Endocrine Group, the British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, and the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology.