DRU Cymru

DRU Cymru Core Team

We have a core team part funded through Health and Care Research Wales with additional funding from research grants and commercial research. The team provide specialist diabetes research support to researchers, health care professionals, industry and third sector organisations. They also play a key role in engaging and involving members of the public in diabetes research.


Professor Steve Bain

Project Management Team
Professor Steve Luzio, Operational Manager
Sharon Parsons, Deputy Operational Manager

DRU Cymru Lab Team
Dr Gareth Dunseath, Lab Manager
Dr Charlotte Jones, Lab Project Manager/ Quality Facilitator
Dominic Bright, Research Officer

Operational Team
Moira Morgan, Engagement Officer
Teena Seby, Co-ordinator
Sarah Dowrick, Clinical Trials Officer

Research Support Team
Dr Ivy Cheung, Statistician
Dr Rebecca Thomas, Retinopathy Researcher
Dr Jim Rafferty, Data Analyst