ACADI Seminar Series, July 21: Lessons learned from young people with type 1 diabetes.

On Friday 21st July, 2-3pm, join us for an insightful talk by Professor Josephine Forbes as she shares valuable insights from studies of young people living with type 1 diabetes, and early prevention strategies for kidney disease. Professor Forbes will be joined by a young person living with T1D.

Discover the lessons and knowledge gained from following their journey through transition from Paediatric to Adult Care and how the metabolic challenges they face at this time may impact their future.

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Josephine Forbes

Prof Josephine Forbes is a translational researcher performing bench to bedside studies on novel therapies to prevent type 1 diabetes and a major complication, kidney disease. Professor Forbes is based at Mater Research - The University of Queensland in Australia.

Josephine is the Australian Diabetes Society President-Elect, the previous chair of the Diabetes Australia Research Program and an editor board member for journals including Kidney International.

Professor Forbes is continually in the top 2% of scientists globally as published annually by Stanford University, with an H index of 61. Josephine has published ~200 research articles with >15000 citations and three patents. She has received numerous prizes for her research including the Commonwealth Health Minister’s Award for Excellence in Health and Medical Research in Australia.

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ACADI's monthly seminar series are held on the third Friday of each month.

The seminars are free and open to the public. The seminars will be recorded and viewable to anyone across Australia.

Our purpose is to provide an avenue for knowledge and idea exchange in the field of diabetes, medical research and innovation.

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Lindsay Boardman-Bradley