Current Research Projects

Millennium Awards

The 2018 Millennium Award - Type 2 was awarded to A/Professor Richard Young from the University of Adelaide. Dr Young's research is examining whether artificial sweeteners adversely affect glycaemic control in people with type 2 diabetes?

The 2018 Millennium Award - Type 1 was awarded to Dr Emma Hamilton Williams from the University of Queensland. Dr Hamilton-Williams research is looking at oral liposomes for antigen-specific immunotherapy of type 1 diabetes.

The 2017 Millennium Award - Type 1 was awarded to A/Professor Stuart Mannering from St Vincent's Institute of Medical Research (SVI) in Melbourne. Dr Mannering's research aims to develop an immune therapy to prevent type 1 diabetes.

The 2017 Millennium Award - Type 2 was awarded to Dr Seth Masters of The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI) in Melbourne. Dr Master's research focuses on the role of NLRP1 and IL-18 in type 2 diabetes.

The 2016 Millennium Award – Type 1 was awarded to Dr Andrew Sutherland from St Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research (SVI) in Melbourne. Dr Andrew Sutherland’s research aims to provide new targets for therapeutic intervention to prevent Type 1 diabetes.

The 2016 Underworks Millennium Award – Type 2 was awarded to Dr Muh Geot Wong of the Kolling Institute of Medical Research in Sydney. Dr Muh Geot Wong's research focuses on preventing kidney disease complications.

General Grants

50 General Grants of up to $60,000 each were awarded in 2019.

50 General Grants of up to $60,000 each were awarded in 2018.

50 General Grants of up to $60,000 each were awarded in 2017.

51 General Grants of up to $60,000 each were awarded in 2016.

49 General Grants of up to $60,000 each were awarded in 2015.

Announced Grants and Awards

Diabetes Australia Research Program - Victoria 2019 Grants

Diabetes Australia Research Program - All 2018 Grants

*Diabetes Australia Research Program - All 2017 Grants

Diabetes Australia Research Program - Victoria 2018 Grants

Diabetes Australia Research Program - All 2016 Grants

Diabetes Australia Research Program - All 2015 Grants

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