2002 - PhD Endocrinology, University of Edinburgh
1994 - Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, University of Edinburgh
Dr Cleasby spent 17 years in biomedical research, having initially trained and practiced in veterinary medicine. He worked in the UK and Australia and was a senior lecturer and principal investigator at the Royal Veterinary College, University of London. He has specific expertise in the areas of diabetes, metabolism, and obesity research, and more widely in endocrinology and animal physiology. In particular, his research focused on the pathophysiology of insulin resistance in skeletal muscle, using physiological and cell/molecular approaches.
Dr Cleasby has published numerous papers in high-impact peer-reviewed journals and is an experienced reviewer and editor. He taught undergraduate and postgraduate veterinary and bioscience students for 8 years and more recently has worked as a freelance scientific manuscript editor and has qualified in and taught English as a Foreign Language around Europe.
Editing and Reviewing Experience
Dr Cleasby has been a reviewer for numerous journals and has edited over 1,000 manuscripts. He joined Edanz Group as an editor in 2016.
In addition, to his publication record, Dr Cleasby has undertaken a small number of writing tasks for a few professional editing and publishing companies.