MSE Research Project Database

Australian Diabetes Data Network

Project Leader: Richard Sinnott
Primary Contact: Richard Sinnott (
Keywords: clinical registry; clinical trials; computer security; database systems; information infrastructure
Disciplines: Computing and Information Systems
Domains: Networks and data in society

This project commenced in September 2012. Its focus is to establish a national research database for children with type-1 diabetes. This work will involve integration of a range of existing diabetes data sets in a variety of forms (spreadsheets, Access DBs, ...) into a centralised repository with live feeds from major clinical data centres around Australia. Once established, this facility will be used to support a range of clinical trials and studies. The initial version of the ADDN platform is available at

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