Melinda Coughlan


Group leader, Department of Diabetes, Monash University’s Central Clinical School

Associate Professor Melinda Coughlan is a group leader at the Department of Diabetes within Monash University’s Central Clinical School. She studied Biology and Nutrition before obtaining a PhD from The University of Melbourne. Dr Coughlan completed postdoctoral training at the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, before moving to Monash University in 2016. Her research focuses on gaining an understanding of the molecular mechanisms driving the development of diabetic complications, with an interest in dietary mediators of disease.