ACADI Grant Awardees - March 2023

ACADI is very pleased to announce the recipients of the first round of PhD and ECR  grants.

We are proud to be supporting the next generation of diabetes researchers. This is  key to fostering innovation, encouraging collaboration and building capacity and ultimately accelerating our understanding of diabetes and improving outcomes for those living with diabetes.

Congratulations to all the awardees!

PhD  Awardees:

Dr Ray Wang (University of Melbourne)

Project Title: Glucometric Alert Systems to improve inpatient diabetes care in patients with and without chronic kidney disease.

Miss Amanda Purcell (The University of Sydney)

Project Title: Repurposing semaglutide for the treatment of diabetic kidney disease in patients with concurrent type 1 diabetes and obesity.

ECR Awardees:

Dr Anna Wood (Menzies School of Heath Research)

Project Title: Partnering with community to set priorities for prevention, detection and management of young onset type 2 diabetes and diabetic kidney disease for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and youth

Dr Amelia Fotheringham (Mater Research, University of Queensland)

Project Title: Targeting the receptor for advanced glycation end products (RAGE) to prevent diabetic kidney disease; using a spatially resolved approach to understanding RAGE’s immunomodulatory role.

Dr Rachael Moses (University of Melbourne)

Development of a 3D diabetic skin model, using animal-origin-free products, for evaluation of novel wound healing therapeutics.

The next round of  ACADI Grants will be opening mid-2023. Find out more here or keep up to date by signing up to our newsletter.

These ACADI Grants have been made possible through the ongoing support of the Targeted Translation Research Accelerator program delivered by MTPConnect.

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