Our work extends from the laboratory to wide-scale community studies with a focus on diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Is exercise during chemotherapy helpful in protecting heart function?
We’d like to introduce you to Christina Charalambous, one of our diabetes nurse educators. Christina worked in private practice nursing for a few years before deciding return to university to complete a graduate certificate in diabetes education and management.
NLRP1 Obesity and diabetes ‘sensor’ protein identified.
IL-1 The discovery that fat in obese people causes the release of a molecule called IL-1.
Near-infrared fluorescence light can detect the atherosclerotic plaques that lead to heart attack and stroke.
Imaging athletes’ hearts during exercise, not at rest.
Biomarkers that highlight toxic fats in the liver.
Benefits for type 2 diabetes of interrupting prolonged sitting.
With the rising number of Australians affected by diabetes, heart disease and stroke, the need for research is more critical than ever.Find out more