Leucine and ACE inhibitors as therapies for sarcopenia: a two by two factorial randomised placebo controlled trial

Nottingham - Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Principal Investigator

Prof. Tahir Masud, Consultant Physician and Professor

Email: tahir.masud@nuh.nhs.uk

 Professor Masud trained at Christ Church, University of Oxford and St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London. After postgraduate training in London and Newcastle-Upon-Tyne and a Research Fellow post in St Thomas’ Hospital, London he took up a position of Consultant Physician in General and Geriatric Medicine at Nottingham in 1994. He has a research and clinical interest in osteoporosis, falls and syncope and has published widely in these areas. He heads the Clinical Gerontology Research Unit at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. He has previously been a scientific advisor to the National Osteoporosis Society and is the main organiser of the annual International Conference on Falls and Postural Stability and is the Vice President for Education and Training at the British Geriatrics Society. He has also served as the Clinical SubDean at the University of Nottingham Medical School. He also has Honorary/Visiting Professorships at the Universities of Nottingham, Derby and Southern Denmark. He is the recent Past President of the European Union of Medical Specialists-Geriatric Medicine Section.

Research Nurse

Rachael Taylor

Address: Clinical Gerontology Research Unit (CGRU), First Floor, South Corridor, City Hospital, Nottingham, NG5 1PB

Phone: 0115 8402697

Email: Rachael.Taylor@nuh.nhs.uk