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Assoc Prof Spiros Fourlanos

MBBS, FRACP, PhD

    Contact Details

  • 03 9329 3512

    03 9329 7927

  • SUITE 205 / LEVEL 2, 55 FLEMINGTON ROAD, NORTH MELBOURNE, VIC, 3051

Assoc Prof Spiros Fourlanos

Endocrinology

 

A/Prof Spiros Fourlanos is Director of the Royal Melbourne Hospital Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology. He obtained his medical and PhD degrees at the University of Melbourne. His doctoral thesis was on ‘Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults (LADA): New Clinical, Immunogenetic and Metabolic Perspectives’ and performed at the Walter & Eliza Hall Institute, supervised by Professors Len Harrison and Colman. In conjunction with Professor Peter Colman he developed the BioGrid Diabetes Database which is now being used in multiple institutes in Australia for clinical care and benchmarking. In conjunction with Dr Mervyn Kyi he conducted the RAPIDS trial, the largest cluster randomised clinical trial of a diabetes intervention in non-critical care.

More recently, A/Prof Fourlanos oversaw the Royal Melbourne Hospital becoming the first Australian hospital to have a complete automated networked blood glucose monitoring system. His clinical research interests include managing diabetes in the hospital, adult-onset autoimmune diabetes, medical device technologies for diabetes and obesity. Spiros is currently honorary treasurer of the Australian Diabetes Society Council.

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ASSOC PROF SPIROS FOURLANOS
is available at

Melbourne Private Hospital

ADDRESS

Royal Parade, Parkville 3052