House of Wellness – featuring Professor Peter Hersey

Centenary Institute - Medical Research

02/12/2019

Professor Peter Hersey, Head of the Melanoma Oncology and Immunology Program at the Centenary Institute has been a guest on Macquarie Media’s ‘House of Wellness’ radio show.

The current focus of Professor Hersey’s research is to better understand the resistance of melanoma to new treatments.

On the show, Professor Hersey talked about the important need to protect ourselves against skin cancer by reducing sun exposure as we move into the summer months.

Click here to access the show and go to the 6.10 mark on the time code to hear from Professor Hersey.

Latest News

Prof John Rasko AO and collaborators publish world-first clinical stem cell study

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.

Enzyme insight could lead to new diabetes treatment

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.

Reducing cirrhosis threat for high-risk drinkers

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.

 

News Topics

ALL NEWS

 


Sign up for our latest News