Luigi Gnudi obtained his MD with Honours from the University of Parma (Italy) in 1988.
He subsequently joined the residency programme at the School of Diabetes and Endocrinology at the University of Padua (Italy) (1989-1993).
During 1993-1995, he worked as a postdoctoral-fellow with Professor Barbara B. Kahn at Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston.
In 1998 he obtained a PhD in Endocrinological Sciences from the University of Milan.
He became a Fellow of both the Royal College of Physicians and the American Society of Nephrology in 2005.
Luigi joined the Unit for Metabolic Medicine (within the Department of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Internal Medicine) at King's College London in 1997 as senior lecturer and was promoted to professor of diabetes and metabolic medicine in 2011. He became head of the Unit for Metabolic Medicine in 2010.
He is the subject editor for Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation, Metabolism, Diabetologia and the Journal of the American Society of Hypertension. He's also the President of the Italian Medical Society of Great Britain.
Professor Gnudi is a member of the following organisations:
- Diabetes UK
- European Association for the Study of Diabetes
- American Diabetes Association
- American Society of Nephrology
- European Diabetic Nephropathy Study Group
- Physiological Society
- Faculty 1000.