The extraordinary contribution of Australia’s most distinguished clinicians and researchers in the field of melanoma including Centenary’s Professor Peter Hersey was recently celebrated at a symposium hosted by the Melanoma Institute Australia (MIA).
More than 350 clinicians and researchers gathered at The Ultimate Melanoma Masterclass in Sydney to learn from the five luminaries as well as hear a comprehensive review on the latest advances in research and clinical management of melanoma.
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Centenary Institute research has discovered that the lack of an enzyme in the liver called sphingosine kinase 2 results in pronounced insulin resistance and glucose intolerance, both symptoms of early stage type 2 diabetes.
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