Louise Maple-Brown

Menzies School of Health Research

Registered to supervise postgraduate 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

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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Is hyperfiltration associated with higher urine albumin-to-creatinine ratio at follow up among Indigenous Australians? The eGFR follow-up study

Ekinci, E., Barr, E., Barzi, F., Hughes, J., Lawton, P., Jones, G. R. D., Hoy, W., Cass, A., Thomas, M., Sinha, A., Jerums, G., O’Dea, K., MacIssac, R. & Maple-Brown, L., May 2019, In : Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications. 33, 5, p. 343-349 7 p.

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Glomerular Filtration Rate

Maternal body mass index, excess gestational weight gain, and diabetes are positively associated with neonatal adiposity in the Pregnancy and Neonatal Diabetes Outcomes in Remote Australia (PANDORA) study

on behalf of the PANDORA study research team, Apr 2019, In : Pediatric Obesity. 14, 4, p. 1-9 9 p., e12490.

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Pregnancy in Diabetics
Weight Gain
Body Mass Index

Parent feeding practices in the Australian Indigenous population within the context of non-Indigenous Australians and Indigenous populations in other high-income countries: a scoping review

Rohit, A., Tonkin, E., Maple-Brown, L., Golley, R., McCarthy, L. & Brimblecombe, J., 1 Jan 2019, In : Advances in Nutrition. 10, 1, p. 89-103 15 p.

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Population Groups

Pregnancy And Neonatal Diabetes Outcomes in Remote Australia: the PANDORA study-an observational birth cohort

Maple-Brown, L., Lee, I-L., Longmore, D., Barzi, F., Connors, C., Boyle, J., Moore, E., Whitbread, C., Kirkwood, M., Graham, S., Hampton, V., Simmonds, A., van Dokkum, P., Kelaart, J., Thomas, S., Chitturi, S., Eades, S., Corpus, S., Lynch, M., Lu, Z. X. & 6 othersO'Dea, K., Zimmet, P., Oats, J., McIntyre, H. D., Brown, A. DH. & Shaw, J. E., 1 Feb 2019, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 48, 1, p. 307-318 12 p., dyy245.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Observational Studies
Pregnancy in Diabetics
Pregnancy Outcome