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Past news articles from the Jenkins laboratory.

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The second edition of the “Diabetes and Disasters - IDF Western Pacific Region (WPR) manual is now available. Since the first edition, released in 2015, there have been regular updates to the Disaster Program led by Prof. Alicia Jenkins (Australia) and Prof. Takashi Kadowaki (Japan), approved by the regional executive boards. This 2nd and substantially expanded (223 page) 2nd edition is a major update.

for an excellent review published in The Lancet.

Alicia Jenkins is a CI and Tony Keech is an AI on a recently announced 5-year $2.5 million dollar NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence for Better Outcomes in Coronary Artery Disease led by Prof. Gemma Figtree.

Certificate of Recognition received for lecture on “IDF-WPR collaborative projects (T1D and disaster planning)” at UICED2020.

Uric acid predicts long‐term cardiovascular risk in Type 2 Diabetes...

IDF perspective in the Western Pacific region

for acceptance by the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism of one of her papers related to her PhD.

The team is pleased to be investigators on two new MRFF funded grants.


Luke Carroll’s PhD has been passed by the University of Sydney.

Results of three major diabetes studies presented at the American Diabetes Association Meeting

People with diabetes are at higher risk of poor outcomes from COVID19. The diabetes team has contributed to the medical literature with two relevant papers accepted this week.

The team is still functioning well during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Alicia Jenkins is a Chief Investigator on a recently awarded 2019 round NSW Synergy Seeding Grant ($250,000).