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Jean Claude Njabou Katte

PhD Student


 RILD Building Level 3


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


Jean Claude is a Medical Doctor and Research Assistant based in Cameroon. After completing his medical training in 2011 he worked as a primary care physician at one of the regional hospitals in Cameroon.  His interest in diabetes research stems from previous working experience with Professors Eugene Sobngwi and Jean Claude Mbanya. He served as the Study Coordinator for the H3Africa Diabetes Study in Cameroon between 2015–2017. He also completed his MSc in Clinical Epidemiology in 2017 by studying the role of procalcitonin as a biomarker for cardiovascular risk in patients with type 2 diabetes.



  • MD. Doctor of Medicine (University of Yaounde 1) Cameroon.
  • MSc. Clinical Epidemiology (University of Yaounde 1) Cameroon.


Research projects

Jean Claude joined the University of Exeter as a MPH/PhD student in October 2018 under the supervision of Dr Angus Jones (Lead Supervisor), Professor Timothy McDonald and Professor Eugene Sobngwi (Cameroon).

His research focuses on the phenotypic characterisation of type 1 diabetes in Central and Eastern African populations. This involves exploiting existing/new cohorts of patients with T1D in 5 African countries for social, clinical, biochemical and genetic profiling while comparing with UK and Indian cohorts.


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