The DRU Cymru Team


Our core team is 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