Skin deep: advancing skin cancer diagnosis and treatment

Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world, with two out of three Australians developing some form of skin cancer before the age of 70. In Queensland alone, more than 3600 people are diagnosed with melanoma every year. Prevention, early detection, and intervention are crucial to improving prognosis and patient outcomes, but what else can we do to protect the skin we’re in? Join our panel of experts as they outline the latest developments in skin cancer research and treatments, and the improvements in patient care. 

 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday 30 November 2017 

Tickets $20 per person (includes drinks and canapés served pre and post lecture)
Translational Research Institute, 37 Kent Street Woolloongabba, Brisbane

Associate Professor Kiarash Khosrotehrani

Associate Professor Kiarash Khosrotehrani

Dermatologist, NHMRC Career Development Fellow, The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute. A clinical scientist interested in skin biology, regenerative medicine and skin cancer, Professor Khosrotehrani’s research has broad applications in skin wound healing and cancer initiation and progression.

Monika Janda

Professor Monika Janda

Behavioural scientist with a PhD in psychology and Chief Investigator in the UQ-led Centre of Research Excellence for the Study of Naevi, Professor Janda is integral to the UQ Health Outcomes Program – 3D QMelanoma – focused on targeted early detection of melanoma utilising a 3D teledermatology network.

Kathy Gardiner

Kathy Gardiner

Founder of The Naked Gardiner Foundation, melanoma survivor, health advocate, writer, designer, creator and illustrator.

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