Prof Clifford J. Bailey

Professor of Clinical Science

Member of the Pharmacy and Biology Teaching Programmes

School of Life & Health Sciences
Aston University
Aston Triangle
B4 7ET

telephone: +44 (0) 121 204 3898
fax: +44 (0) 121 204 3892

Research Group

Cell and Tissue Biomedical Research

Research Centre
Aston Research Centre for Healthy Ageing

Aston Research centre in CHildren and Young people's health(ARCHY)  

I contribute to lectures and practical classes in physiology and lectures and workshops in clinical pharmacy. 

Professor and Head of Diabetes Research, Aston University
Formerly Reader and Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology, and Lecturer in Physiology, Aston University

1998 FRCP, Fellowship, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh 
1996 FRCPath, Fellowship, Royal College of Pathologists

Diabetes Research at Aston University studies the regulation of nutrient metabolism, the pathogenesis of diabetes mellitus and obesity, and the development of new therapies. Specific interests include:

  • Pathogenesis and interventional approaches against insulin resistance
  • Discovery and development of agents to treat diabetes and obesity
  • Islet transplantation and therapeutic use of genetically modified insulin-releasing cells
  • Study design and evaluation of therapies for diabetes and obesity
  • British Endocrine Society
  • British Pharmacological Society
  • Diabetes UK, Medical and Scientific Section
  • European Association for the Study of Diabetes
  • Founding member of EASD Islet Study Group
  • International Society of Diabetes & Vascular Disease
  • Royal College of Pathologists
  • Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh
  • Bailey CJ, Feher MD. (2009). Diabetes therapies: treating hyperglycaemia.  Birmingham, MedEd UK.
  • Bailey CJ et al (eds) (2007) “Metformin:the gold standard” Wiley, Chichester.
  • Krentz AJ, Bailey CJ. (2005) “Type 2 Diabetes”, 2nd edition, London, Roy Soc Med Press.
  • Bailey CJ, Feher MD. (2004), “Therapies for diabetes”, Birmingham, SherborneGibbs.
  • Krentz AJ, Bailey CJ. (2001) “Type 2 Diabetes”, London, Roy Soc Med Press.
  • Bailey CJ, Flatt PR. (1990) “New Antidiabetic Drugs”, London, Smith-Gordon.

  • Co-author of Diabetes in Europe Policy Puzzle: The State We Are In, 4th Edition (2014)

  • Bailey CJ  (2007) Oral antidiabetic drugs. Encyclopedic Reference of Molecular Pharmacology.2nd edn. 
    Offermans S, Rosenthal W (eds) Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg
  • Bailey CJ,  Day C (2004) Biguanides, Metformin, Thiazolidinediones , Ciglitazone, Troglitazone, Pioglotazone, Rosiglitazone. 
    Enna SJ, Bylund DB, (eds) Elsevier, New York
  • Bailey CJ  (2003) Oral antidiabetic drugs, Encyclopedic Reference of Molecular Pharmacology.
    Offermans S, Rosenthal W (eds) Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 688-69.

Recent publications