Louise Maple-Brown

Menzies School of Health Research

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Research interests

Louise Maple-Brown is Head of Department of Endocrinology, Royal Darwin Hospital (Northern Territory, Australia) and an NHMRC Practitioner Fellow with Menzies School of Health Research. Louise leads a clinical research program within the Wellbeing and Preventable Chronic Diseases division of Menzies, with a focus on diabetes and related conditions in Indigenous Australians. Currently Louise is the lead investigator on several large NHMRC-funded projects, including the Northern Territory and Far North Queensland Diabetes in Pregnancy Partnership and The eGFR study (Accurate assessment and progression of kidney damage in Indigenous Australians).

Education/Academic qualification


… → 2006

External positions

Director, Australian Diabetes Society

25 Aug 2014 → …

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Research Output 2004 2019

Birth outcomes in women with gestational diabetes managed by lifestyle modification alone: The PANDORA study

On behalf of PANDORA Study research team, 1 Nov 2019, In : Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 157, November, p. 1-10 10 p., 107876.

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Gestational Diabetes
Life Style

Diabetes care in remote Australia: The antenatal, postpartum and inter-pregnancy period

Kirkham, R., Trap-Jensen, N., Boyle, J. A., Barzi, F., Barr, E. L. M., Whitbread, C., Van Dokkum, P., Kirkwood, M., Connors, C., Moore, E., Zimmet, P., Corpus, S., Hanley, A. J., O'Dea, K., Oats, J., McIntyre, H. D., Brown, A., Shaw, J. E. & Maple-Brown, L., 28 Oct 2019, In : BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 19, p. 1-10 10 p., 389.

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Open Access
Postpartum Period
Pregnancy in Diabetics

Diabetes in pregnancy and epigenetic mechanisms: how the first 9 months from conception might affect the child's epigenome and later risk of disease

Hjort, L., Novakovic, B., Grunnet, L. G., Maple-Brown, L., Damm, P., Desoye, G. & Saffery, R., 1 Oct 2019, In : The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology. 7, 10, p. 796-806 11 p.

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Pregnancy in Diabetics
Metabolic Diseases
Maternal Exposure
Pregnancy Complications

Emerging diabetes and metabolic conditions among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people

Titmuss, A., Davis, E. A., Brown, A. & Maple-Brown, L. J., Feb 2019, In : The Medical journal of Australia. 210, 3, p. 111-113.e1 4 p.

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Improving models of care for diabetes in pregnancy: Experience of current practice in Far North Queensland, Australia

McLean, A., Kirkham, R., Campbell, S., Whitbread, C., Barrett, J., Connors, C., Boyle, J., Brown, A., Mein, J., Wenitong, M., McIntyre, D., Barzi, F., Oats, J., Sinha, A. & Maple-Brown, L., 19 Jul 2019, In : Frontiers in Public Health. 7, July, p. 1-9 9 p., 192.

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Open Access
Pregnancy in Diabetics
Focus Groups
Information Systems