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 Migaila Aldred

Migaila Aldred

Senior Research Nurse (Diabetes)

 RILD Building Diabetes and Vascular Research


University of Exeter Medical School, RILD Building, RD&E Hospital Wonford, Barrack Road, Exeter, EX2 5DW, UK


Migaila is a Senior Diabetes Research Nurse at Exeter’s Clinical Research Facility. She has worked in diabetes research since September 2009, having begun her career as a Community Nurse in 1994.

Following the completion of the module “Leading Service Developments for the Management of Diabetes Practice” she moved into the field of Diabetes as a Specialist Inpatient Nurse in May 2004.

During her time in research, she has been a Research Team Leader and has worked clinically as a Research Nurse on various Diabetes studies, covering the academic and commercial portfolio. These include those diagnosed with Type 1, Type 2 and Prediabetes conditions and she has gained experience of working in both primary and secondary care.


  • RGN – University of Plymouth                                
  • DipHe in Nursing (Adult) – University of Plymouth                                
  • BSc (Hons) in Health Studies  – University of Plymouth
  • Independent / Supplementary Non-Medical Prescribing – University of Plymouth     


Research interests

Diabetes Research to include

  • Type 1
  • Type 2
  • Prediabetes
  • Monogenic Diabetes

Research projects

  • StartRight
  • Trimaster
  • DROPLet
  • TIGI Extension
  • ICCD

External Engagement and Impact

Invited lectures

  • Pioneer 3 Global Investigator Meeting (Novo Nordisk) “ Recruit to retain: discovering new tips and tricks” Athens, 26-29th January 2016
  • Trials@Home Kick-off meeting (Sanofi) Stakeholder presentation “Health care provider perspective” France, 26th-27th September 2019


Supervision / Group

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