- Fellowship: Congrautalations to Dr Anna Long for being awarded prestigious Diabetes UK fellowship.
- PhD success: Well done to Becca Wyatt for successfully defending her PhD describing new assays to measure risk of type 1 diabetes. Congratulations Dr Wyatt!
- Green Impact Lab Awards: Well done to everyone involved in "Green Impact Labs" and a special mention to Saranna Chipper-Keating and Georgina Mortimer who won 3 awards - Platinum and the Community Action, Environmental Improvement and Environmental Hero awards!
- New PhD: Well done to Georgina Mortimer who in September will start her part-time PhD working on "Why children with Down’s Syndrome develop autoimmunity?"
- PhD Success: Congratulations Dr Aizhan Kozhakhmetova who graduated with a PhD! Aizhan’s PhD focused on the development of additional autoimmunity in children with T1D through analysis of samples from BOX.
- JDRF award: Dr Kathleen Gillespie has been awarded a supplement of $34,635.41 towards the JDRF award "What protects islet antibody positive T1D relatives who do not progress?".
- Diabetes UK Scholarship success: Kathleen Gillespie, Alistair Williams and Anna Long have received £95,308 which will allow Claire Williams to investigate the mechanisms underlying natural regulation of the autoimmune response to Zinc Transporter 8.
- Professor Colin Dayan: We welcome back Prof Dayan who this month starts a joint appointment between his current post in Cardiff and his appointment as Professor of Diabetes and Endocrinology at the University of Bristol.
- Xmas: Diabetes Team Xmas night out at the Riverstation. Special thanks to Becca for organising the event and producing the christmas quiz!
- Diabetologia: New paper published - Beta cell function and ongoing autoimmunity in long-standing, childhood onset type 1 diabetes
- IDS 2017: Seven abstracts (including two oral presentations) accepted for the Immunology of Diabetes Meeting in San Franscisco January 2017
- Fellowship: Congratulations to Dr Jody Ye on her DRWF Non-Clinical Fellowship to analyse samples from the BOX study!
- EASD 2016: An oral presentation on Slow Progression to type 1 diabetes accepted at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes meeting in September in Munich.