What’s New in DFU - Brisbane

Following the successful 2016 sold out event, Diabetes Feet Australia invites you to this exclusive evening to hear ‘What’s new in DFU’ from the world’s best in diabetic foot disease research, clinical treatment and technology.

Featuring renowned international researcher Dr Sicco Bus, alongside national experts’ Dr Pete Lazzarini, Ms Fiona Murray and Dr John Bingley, this is your opportunity to network and meet with international and national leaders from Diabetes Feet Australia.

For the first time anywhere in the world, Dr Sicco Bus will be presenting arguably the best diabetic foot article published.

Just published in the New England Journal of Medicine, and entitled “Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Their Recurrence” by none other than Prof David Armstrong, Prof Andrew Boulton and Dr Sicco Bus, it’s an exceptional review of the best strategies to prevent DFU recurrence and extend “DFU remission”.

Tuesday July 25th 2017
6:00 - 9:30pm 
Room Three Sixty
QUT Gardens Point Campus
21A Gardens Point Rd


New Technologies

Evidence Based Practice

Meet & Greet
the experts


Dr Sicco Bus is a human movement scientist & works as a principle investigator and as head of the Human Performance Laboratory at the Department of Rehabilitation of the Academic Medical Centre (AMC) in Amsterdam. After two years of post-graduate research at Penn State University in USA, Sicco completed his doctoral dissertation on the structural & functional aspects of the neuropathic diabetic foot at the AMC in Amsterdam in 2004.  Sicco is also a member of the editorial board & two guideline work groups of the International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot.

Dr Sicco Bus

International Expert Researcher

Originally from the UK, Fiona spent 25 years working in the National Health Service & ran the Northumbria Diabetes Foot Service from 2000 until moving to South Australia in 2012 to take up the post of Advanced Clinical Lead Podiatrist for Country Health South Australia (CHSA).  Fiona has published & presented on different aspects of the Diabetic Foot, wound healing and patient psychology.  In 2016 Fiona won the Ministers Innovation Award at the SA Health awards for the use of 3D Scanning technology for custom footwear.

Fiona Murray

Podiatry Expert

Pete is Senior Research Fellow in the Foot Disease Research program at QUT and Qld Health.  He was a founding member of the Australian Diabetic Foot Network, NHMRC Diabetes Update Guidelines and Queensland Diabetes Network steering committees.  For the past four years, he has worked in a conjoint research role completing his PhD & building Australia’s first Foot Disease Research program with the goal of ending avoidable amputations.  This has resulted in 40+ published journal papers, $900,000+ in grants, 3 higher degree research students and 4 international collaborations. 

Dr Peter Lazzarini

Expert Researcher

Dr John Bingley is a vascular surgeon working at Wound Innovations, the Mater and Princess Alexandra Hospitals in Brisbane. He was awarded a Masters of Medical Science in 1995 and a PhD in 1999, both from the University of Queensland and has worked in public and private practice, including spending time as a visiting specialist in wound healing centres. John has taught medical students in anatomy and surgery, and is currently a Senior Lecturer for Surgery at University of Queensland. He thus has an active interest in clinical work, education and research.

Dr John Bingley

Vascular Surgeon

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