The Baker Institute is well positioned to address these challenges. The Institute’s team includes cardiologists, diabetes physicians, bench-top scientists, epidemiologists, dietitians, psychologists, nurse educators, renal specialists and physical activity experts. Together, they are working to translate laboratory findings into new approaches to prevention, treatment and care.
The Institute’s main laboratory facilities are located on the Alfred Medical Research and Education Precinct in Melbourne. The Institute also has a research facility in Alice Springs in the Northern Territory dedicated to Indigenous health, as well as a preventative health research hub in South Australia and a growing research presence in Singapore.