Professor Merlin Thomas
Professor Thomas is a clinician scientist and program leader in the Department of Diabetes at Monash University. He is widely recognized as a researcher, opinion leader and medical storyteller with over 300 publications, including original work in JCI, Circulation, Diabetes and Diabetes Care, as well as best selling books, “The Longevity List” and “Fast Living Slow Ageing”. His research program is focused on understanding the mechanisms of diabetic complications and developing new opportunities for their prevention and treatment. Professor Thomas is recipient of the 2019 Eric Susman prize.