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Bruce Perkins

MD MPH FRCP(C)


Description

Bruce Perkins’ research platform, research leadership, clinical practice, and advocacy work has focused entirely on strategies to improve the lives of those, like himself, living with type 1 diabetes. Using cohort and trial methods, his research has focused on 1) Early biomarkers and mechanisms of diabetes complications, and 2) complications prevention through artificial pancreas technologies and add-on-to-insulin drug therapies. Among leadership in other projects funded by CIHR, NIH, and JDRF, he sits on the Executive of the historic but ongoing “DCCT/EDIC” Study (Diabetes Control and Complications Trial/Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications), and co-leads the Innovations in Type 1 Diabetes Goal Group within the Diabetes Action Canada national patient-oriented research strategy. He has been awarded the Canadian Diabetes Association/CIHR Young Scientist Award, and the Gerald Wong Service Award from Diabetes Canada, for his research and advocacy.

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Associated Programs

Innovations in Type 1 Diabetes

Creating collaborative patient-oriented research programs that enables innovative research in T1D.

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Related Articles

Diabetes Action Canada Research Published in Nature Medicine

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Connect1d – Narrated Video for Researchers

This video was created to demonstrate Connect1d for researchers using the platform to upload studies and recruit participants.

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Maureen Markle-Reid

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Mohammed Al-Omran

MD, FRCSC, MSc

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