Media Releases

The T1DCRN is committed to raising the profile of type 1 diabetes and research in the media.

4 February 2019

JDRF welcomes commitment to continue work of Clinical Research Network by the Coalition Government
The Liberal National Government has committed to continue support of the Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Research Network (CRN), with $54.5m of funding over 5 years to help translate more innovations into useful treatments for people living with type 1 diabetes. 

13 January 2019

ALP’s $50m funding commitment welcome news for type 1 diabetes
The Australian Labor Party (ALP) has committed to continued support of the Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Research Network (CRN), if elected to power in the 2019 election.

26 June 2018

First class of Future Research Leaders feel fibre might find a faster cure for type 1 diabetes
Minister Simon Birmingham and Minister Greg Hunt have announced a $250K investment from the T1DCRN, along with $100K from the Macquarie Group Foundation, to fund a collaborative group of researchers from the first year of the Future Research Leaders Program to investigate a modified starch in people with T1D for the first time.

15 February 2017

New funding for innovative type 1 diabetes research
Minister Simon Birmingham and Minister Greg Hunt have announced $4.5 million has been awarded to Australian researchers for the Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Research Network (T1DCRN) Innovation Award.

10 January 2016

New funding for vital type 1 diabetes research and researchers
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.

27 April 2015

Australia’s largest study on the Causes of Type 1 Diabetes receives $8m boost
JDRF Australia’s Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Research Network (T1DCRN) partners with the Helmsley Charitable Trust to expand unique ENDIA study.

JDRF Australia has today announced that a prestigious new international partner has invested in the T1DCRN, a JDRF Australia initiative. The agreement between The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust (Helmsley Charitable Trust), the world’s largest private foundation funder for type 1 diabetes-related initiatives, and JDRF Australia, will provide AUD $8 million for a ground-breaking study to help solve the mystery of what causes type 1 diabetes.

13 October 2014

Mentored Clinical Researcher Fellowships Awarded
JDRF is delighted to announce the recipients of the Australian Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Research Network’s (T1DCRN) prestigious Mentored Clinical Researcher Fellowship Award, worth $30,000 per year for two years. The recipients, Dr Martin DeBock, Consultant Endocrinologist at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Western Australia, and Dr Bala Krishnamurthy, an Endocrinologist at the St Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research in Melbourne, are both working on some of the most promising type 1 diabetes research and are being mentored by world leading researchers.

10 July 2014

Aussie Kids Secure $35 million to Find a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes
Largest ever single commitment to type 1 diabetes in Australia
Many young Australians living with type 1 diabetes are celebrating after the Minister for Education, the Hon. Christopher Pyne MP today announced the award of $35 million to fund the most promising research and researchers dedicated to finding a cure for type 1 juvenile diabetes and its complications. This is the largest ever single commitment to type 1 juvenile diabetes in Australia and JDRF’s young advocates were the central force in securing it.

Photo: The Muddle twins both have type 1 diabetes. They live in Queensland.

Loading...