Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Research Environment


Project Leader: Richard Sinnott
Primary Contact: Richard Sinnott (rsinnott@unimelb.edu.au)
Keywords: clinical registry; clinical trials; computer security; health and bioinformatics; software engineering
Disciplines: Computing and Information Systems
Domains: Networks and data in society

This 3-year project will commence in 2012. This work will support an NHMRC study Early environmental determinants of pancreatic islet autoimmunity (ENDIA): a pregnancy to early life cohort study in children at risk of type 1 diabetes” lead by the University of Adelaide. This study will establish a cohort of 1400 pregnant mothers who have a first-degree relative with type-1 diabetes during pregnancy and track a range of information over the first 3 years of life of these mothers/infants to determine genotype, weight gain, insulin sensitivity amongst other things.