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1. Identifying the
genes responsible
for developing diabetes.
- Grant Morahan’s ongoing work – started 2005 and ongoing.

2. Preventing complications of diabetes developing.
Grant Morahan 2008 ongoing.

3. Understanding the psychological
impact of living with
diabetes in adolescents.
- Pat Rapley (SCGH) 2008

4. - Trang Ly (PMH) >2008 . Yogi Kanagasingam (CSIRO) developed the camera -
now in use at the International Space Station conducting medical research.
We continued to fund his work in 2017 using AI to detect changes with an updated portable camera.

5. Understanding
how diabetes related
retinopathy (blindness) develops.
- Lakshini Herat – Alex Cohen Scholarship (Grant Morahan’s group) – started 2010 and ongoing

6. Investigating memory loss and type 2 diabetes.
Nicole Milne Alex Cohen Scholarship (UWA) 2012

7. Developing insulin-producing
cells as a cure.
- Grant Morahan & Fang Xu Jiang - 2012

8. Developing novel treatments for obesity to prevent type 2 diabetes.

– Vance Mathews (Perkins) 2013 & 2018

9. Preserving insulin producing cells following kidney transplants.
- Laron Chakera (SCGH) 2014

10. Exploring sunlight, obesity, and the development of type 2 diabetes.
Shelley Gorman –(TKI) 2015

11. Impact of hyperglycaemia in standard and
low insulin states on exercise
performance in type 1 diabetes.
- Karen Rothacker (PMH) 2016

12. Use of artificial intelligence
to grade eye images in
diagnosis of retinopathy at GP clinics.
Yogi Kanagasingam (CSIRO) 2017

13. Identifying children at risk
of type 1 diabetes to find ways
to prevent or delay it.
- Aveni Haynes (Perth Children’s Hospital) 2018

14. Statins, gut microbiome
and id they can cause type 2 diabetes.
- Fergal O’Gara (Curtin University) 2018

15. Improved testing and risk
analysis of gestational diabetes
for rural and remote women.
- Julia Marley (Rural School of Medicine UWA) 2019
16. Preventing a second
(often fatal) heart
attack in those with type 2 diabetes.
- Girish Dwivedi (Fiona Stanley Hospital & Perkins) 2020

17. Trial of oral insulin
as an adjunct therapy
to injected insulin
in type 1 diabetes.
- Mary Abraham (Perth Children’s Hospital) 2021

18. Intercepting cell inflammation
which leads to serious
diabetes associated complications.

Kevin Pfleger – (UWA & Perkins Inst) 2021