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Khalid Hussain

License Number: 
5313 Pediatric Endocrinology

Available in following clinical division(s): 
Endocrinology and Diabetes,

About Khalid Hussain

Chief of Pediatric Endocrinology

Professor Khalid Hussain qualified from the University of Glasgow (Scotland UK) and trained in neonatology, metabolic medicine and endocrinology at Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital in London and in Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne Australia.

His research interests focus on understanding the genetic mechanisms of hypoglycaemia, understanding how hypoglycaemia leads to brain injury and understanding the developmental biology of the pancreas. He is currently the Chief of Pediatric endocrinology and Vice Chair for research at Sidra Medical and Research center.

  •   Degrees:  MBChB, MSc, MD, MRCP, MRCPCH
  •   Specialities:  Hypoglycemia and rare types of diabetes mellitus, Pediatric Endocrinology
Years of Experience
Clinical Excellence Awards


Hyperinsulinaemic Hypoglycaemia in Children and Adults
Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology (in press)...
Shah P, Rahman S, Demirbilek H, Güemes M, Hussain K
Assessment of Nifedipine therapy in Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia due to mutations in the ABCC8 gene
J Clin Endocrinol Metab (in press)...
Güemes M, Shah P, Silvera S, Morgan K, Gilbert C, Hinchey L, Hussain K
Isolated Pancreatic Aplasia Due to a Hypomorphic PTF1A Mutation
Diabetes. 2016 Sep;65(9):2810-5...
Houghton JA, Swift GH, Shaw-Smith C, Flanagan SE, de Franco E, Caswell R, Hussain K, Mohamed S, Abdulrasoul M, Hattersley AT, MacDonald RJ, Ellard S
Functional characterization of multiple DICER1 mutations in an adolescent
Endocr Relat Cancer. 2016 Feb;23(2):L1-5. doi: 10.1530/ERC-15-0460. Epub 2015 Nov 6...
Wu MK, de Kock L, Conwell LS, Stewart CJ, King BR, Choong CS, Hussain K, Sabbaghian N, MacRae IJ, Fabian MR, Foulkes WD
High incidence of heterozygous ABCC8 and HNF1A mutations in Czech patients with congenital hyperinsulinism
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Oct 2:jc20152763...
Rozenkova K, Malikova J, Nessa A, Dusatkova L, Bjørkhaug L, Obermannova B, Dusatkova P, Kytnarova J, Aukrust I, Najmi L, Rypackova B, Sumnik Z, Lebl J, Njølstad PR, Hussain K, Pruhova S