Professor Merlin Thomas
Professor Merlin Thomas is a clinician scientist working at the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute. He works extensively with patients with diabetes and their doctors, as well as performing research in experimental models of diabetic complications. His work aims to identify new targets and advance new treatments to prevent, reverse and retard the development and progression of diabetic complications. He has written over two hundred and fifty papers, book chapters and books on diabetes management. His work on diabetic complications has received both local and international recognition including the Victorian Premier's Award for Medical Research.