Clinical Director

Dr John Baker has been a diabetes physician since 1983 and led the formation of the Diabetes Service at Middlemore Hospital as Clinical Head from 1998-2003.

He co-founded Protemix Corporation Ltd in 1999, a biotechnology company investigating novel compounds for the treatment of diabetes mellitus. He went on to become Chief Medical Officer for Protemix for 2 years before returning to CMDHB in October 2005 to take up a dual role as a physician in Internal Medicine for CMDHB and as Clinical Director for Middlemore Clinical Trials.

About Us


Aotearoa Clinical Trials is a fully integrated research unit based at Middlemore Hospital in the heart of South Auckland, New Zealand.

We perform biopharma and medical device clinical trials in partnership with all hospital departments focusing on the diseases and long term health conditions that affect our diverse community.



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