Research Centre

Towards better management, prevention and cure

of diabetes

The Diabetes Research Centre is a collaboration between clinicians, scientists and research nurses at The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

and The Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Led by Professor Len Harrison, Professor Peter Colman and Associate Professor John Wentworth, the Diabetes Research Centre team is focused on the pre-clinical diagnosis, prediction and prevention of type 1 diabetes as well as better management of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. 

Diabetes patient with clinician

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Type 1 diabetes mother and child

Type 1


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Type 2 diabetes couple

Type 2


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Interested in participating in a research project or clinical trial?

The Diabetes Research Centre is currently conducting research studies in both type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes.