Current Australian Grants

JDRF Grants

Name

Institution

Project Title

Prof. Maria Craig University of Sydney Characterising the population of viruses that trigger islet autoimmunity and type 1 diabetes using virome capture sequencing
Dr. Mugdha Joglekar University of Sydney Plasma RNA Evaluation and Diagnosis In Children progressing To Type 1 Diabetes (PREDICT T1D)
Prof. Peter Thorn University of Sydney Bio-functionalization of capsules to maintain insulin secretion, enhance angiogenesis and inhibit fibrosis
Dr. Emma Hamilton-Williams University of Queensland A genetic link between gut microbial flora and T1D susceptibility
Prof. Ranjeny Thomas University of Queensland Antigen-specific peptide immunotherapy targeting dendritic cells in type 1 diabetes
Dr. Ahmed Mehdi University of Queensland Developing models of T1D progression by integrating clinical and genomic data
Prof. Jennifer Couper University of Adelaide Early environmental determinants of pancreatic islet autoimmunity (ENDIA)
Prof. Jennifer Couper University of Adelaide Centre of Research Excellence for pancreatic beta-cell protection and preservation
Prof. Patrick Coates Royal Adelaide Hospital Vascularised Biodegradable Temporizing Matrix as an Alternative Site for Islet Transplantation
Dr. Christoph Hagemeyer Monash University Smart insulin delivery with glucose responsive nanomaterials
Dr. Bryna Chow Monash University The therapeutic potential of Compound 21 (Angiotensin II type 2 receptor agonist) in diabetic nephropathy
A/Prof. Stuart Mannering St Vincent's Institute of Medical Research Molecular and functional analysis of human islet-infiltrating T cells
Dr. John Wentworth Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet International Site - Australia/New Zealand
Prof. Len Harrison Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Intranasal Insulin Trial II
Dr. Sih Min tan Monash University Targeting the C5a-C5aR1 signaling axis in diabetic nephropathy
Prof. Mark Cooper Monash University New targets and therapies in diabetic complications
Dr. Eliana Marino Monash University Dietary Manipulation of Gut Microbial Metabolites Mitigate Type 1 Diabetes
Dr. Esteban Gurzov St Vincent's Institute of Medical Research The role of Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases in pancreatic beta cell function and survival
Dr. Thomas Loudovaris St Vincent's Institute of Medical Research  Pairing of genetically modified pig tissue with TheraCyte encapsulation devices
Prof. Peter Cowan St Vincent's Hospital Genetic modification to protect pig islets from T cell-mediated xenogenic rejection
Dr. Sybil McAuley University of Melbourne Advancement of Automated Insulin Delivery for Adults with Type 1 Diabetes
Dr. Devy Deliyanti Monash University Boosting the immune system to treat diabetic retinopathy
Dr. Andrew Sutherland St Vincent's Institute of Medical Research  Type 17 immunity in type 1 diabetes
Dr. Satoru Akazawa St Vincent's Institute of Medical Research  Defining a new role for granzyme A in maintaining immune tolerance
Dr. Thomas Brodnicki St Vincent's Institute of Medical Research  Amino acid transport: a new target for modulating immune cell destruction of beta cells
Prof. Jennifer Wilkinson-Berka Monash University Boosting the immune system to treat diabetic retinopathy
Prof. Len Harrison The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute Maternal-infant microbiomes that precede the onset of islet autoimmunity
A/Prof. Harald Janovjak Monash University Beta cell expansion through light stimulation of the PI3K/AKT pathway
Prof. Tim Jones University of Western Australia Improving the lives of young people with Type 1 Diabetes Care using State-of-the-Art Therapies

 

Clinical Research Grants

JDRF is also awarding a number of grants through the Australian Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Research Network (T1DCRN). For more information, please see the T1DCRN website.