Loren Bruns

ADDN presented at eResearch Australasia 2016

Dr Loren Bruns Jr presented at the eResearch Australasia 2016 conference, held in Melbourne from October 10-14th.  He described the successes and learning moments from ADDN1 and described how these shaped the focus of ADDN2.  In particular, he stressed the increased focus on providing partnered centres with the tools to help audit, clean, and benchmark their own data sets to improve patient outcomes.

R.O. Sinnott, L. Bruns Jr, H. Clapin, P. Colman, M. Craig, L. Heffer, T. Jones, J. Li, J. Makin, H. Phelan, M. Turner, and the ADDN Group, The Australasian Type-1 Diabetes Research Platform, eResearch Australasia, Melbourne, Australia, June 2016.


New funding for Type 1 diabetes research

The Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Research Network reports on a new round of funding for T1D research.

Minister Simon Birmingham has announced that nearly $4 million has been awarded to Australian researchers for the Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Research Network (T1DCRN) Australasian Diabetes Data Network (ADDN) and Career Development Awards.
ADDN is receiving a $2 million funding boost to extend the database beyond the current 6,000 young people, which will give researchers unprecedented ability to gain a national understanding of the incidence, development and management of T1D.

The full article can be found here.