Centenary will join the global celebration of International Women’s Day by hosting a Mini-Symposium.
Centenary’s Gender Equity Program is hosting the symposium with both male and female scientists and support staff taking part in support of IWD 2018. The speakers and panelists will highlight the ongoing challenges faced by women in science and tackle how progress can be made towards gender parity.
The event is open to all and Centenary invite you to attend the Symposium, supporting a more balanced and prosperous future for medical research.
All details and the full program can be viewed here.
Professor John Rasko AO has led a world-first clinical trial into engineered stem cell treatment use, treating 15 patients with steroid resistant acute graft-versus-host disease.
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.
Research led by the Centenary Institute has shown that a healthy weight and coffee consumption may help lower the risk of high-risk drinkers developing alcohol-induced cirrhosis.