Our unique approach to diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease research is empowering individuals to lead healthier lives. Learn more about our research strategy and the current research taking place here.
The unique research strategy of the Charles Perkins Centre brings together the best minds from around the globe, fostering unusual collaborations and producing world-changing research.
From diabetes and obesity to cardiovascular disease and related conditions, our researchers are working across a variety of areas.
Our research and education hub is purpose-built to foster collaboration, with fully-equipped research facilities, flexible teaching and learning spaces, and an in-hospital clinical research facility.
We find solutions to diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease through shared knowledge, research partnerships, expertise in commercial partnerships, training and educating communities.
Through a collaborative and multidisciplinary research strategy, we’re building a network of the best minds at Sydney and internationally to tackle obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and related conditions.
Australian researchers have found a new vaccine approach delivered via simply breathing in through the nose creates a strong immune response in the lungs and against SARS-CoV-2.
Jennie Mackenzie's generous donation will offer critical support to early career researchers and encourage collaboration across disciplines at the Charles Perkins Centre.
Professor Peter Godfrey-Smith from the Faculty of Science reveals why octopuses display this unique physiological trait, which he observed through his research.
The modern palate's preference for highly processed and refined foods over a protein-rich diet is a key contributor to the high obesity rates in the Western world.