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Josephine Forbes

Professor Josephine Forbes (PhD) is a translational researcher performing bench to bedside studies on novel therapies to prevent type 1 diabetes and a major complication, kidney disease. Currently she based at Mater Research, The University of Queensland in Australia. Josephine is the Australian Diabetes Society President-Elect, the previous chair of the Diabetes Australia Research Program and an editor board member for journals including Kidney International and Diabetologia. She is also continually in the top 2% of scientists globally as published annually by Stanford University, with an H index of >61. Josephine has published ~200 research articles with >16000 citations and three patents. She has received numerous prizes for her research including the Commonwealth Health Minister’s Award for Excellence in Health and Medical Research in Australia.

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