The Charles Perkins Centre strives to produce high-impact quality research, fostering engagement with the wider community. Read the latest news and research from our members and scholars.
The University of Sydney is partnering with the yourtown (Kids Helpline) to develop a custom-built social media network for youth mental health, funded by a $1 million grant from the BUPA Health Foundation.
An international team including the University of Sydney has reprogrammed human stem cells to generate insulin-producing HILOs (human islet-like organoids). When transplanted into mice, HILOs restore glucose control.
A student team has created a prototype of a reusable face shield, demonstrating how to turn university resources into a rapid manufacturing solution to respond to medical emergencies, including the COVID-19 pandemic.
We are regularly engaged in wider public discussion around diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease and other related conditions.