Dr Tom Yates works within the Diabetes Research Centre, University of Leicester, and is a leading physical activity researcher. He leads a broad portfolio of physical activity research, including the Walking Away from Type 2 Diabetes programme which is now delivered within primary care nationally and internationally. Dr Yates is also a core member of the NIHR Leicester-Loughborough Diet, Lifestyle and Physical Activity Biomedical Research Centre where ongoing research is investigating how physical activity can be used as a therapy in the prevention and treatment of chronic disease. Dr Yates has published widely, including in the Lancet, and holds several prestigious research grants.
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