Dr Tony Hulse was at Great Ormond Street Hospital from 1978-1980 as a research registrar establishing the first neonatal hypothyroid screening programme in the UK.
From 1983-1984, he worked as a research Fellow in San Francisco on growth hormone releasing hormone (GHRH).
Moving to Evelina London Children's Hospital in 2007, Tony has established diabetes and endocrinology as a sub-specialty and developed endocrine clinics for patients with chronic renal problems, endocrine and diabetes transition clinics, a joint skeletal dysplasia and achondroplasia service.
He helped establish an insulin pump service at Evelina London and a collaborative project to form a south London children's diabetes centre with King's College and Lewisham Hospitals - Young Diabetes Connections.
- graduate of Cambridge University (Trinity College) and St Thomas’ Hospital Medical School
- general and specialist paediatric training was in London and the south east, especially at St Thomas’ and Great Ormond Street Hospitals
- 1988-2007: consultant paediatrician at Maidstone Hospital, before moving to Evelina London.
- diabetes in children and young people
- growth and endocrine problems.
- thyroid problems in babies and children
- secular trend in changes in body proportions throughout childhood
- the role of GHRH in growth hormone release
- various aspects of community growth surveillance
- the utility of analysis of glucose downloads in children's diabetes
- vitamin D and bone metabolism.
- pharmaceutical industry funding for many years for an endocrine nurse
- funding for a growth/renal database.