Easing the burden of diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease, and their related conditions, through innovative research collaborations, research partnerships and teaching.
We’re finding solutions that will inform and reform the health of the world. The causes and consequences of these diseases are more complicated than biology alone. That’s why we’re bringing together scholars from a range of disciplines to explore the interconnectedness of our environment, food and health.
From early-career researchers to senior academics who are fellows of some of Australia’s most prestigious academies and international leaders, we bring together the best minds to solve some of society's biggest health problems.
Diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease are amongst the greatest health challenges we face this century. Our Centre is working together to tackle these diseases through medical research and community education.
Twenty years ago, Dr Virginia Hood had dinner in the desert with Dr Charles Perkins AO. Now her donation to the University of Sydney is supporting the research centre named in his honour.
A highly elastic and adhesive surgical glue that quickly seals wounds without the need for common staples or sutures could transform how surgeries are performed.