The Minister for Health and Medical Research Brad Hazzard covered plenty of ground when he visited Royal North Shore Hospital, learning about the latest advances in nuclear medicine and clinical genetics.
In nuclear medicine, Head of Department Professor Paul Roach gave the Minister a tour of the facilities while talking about some of the excellent work being done with Lutate therapy.
From there the Minister attended a presentation from the Clinical Genetics team along with representatives from the Children’s Tumour Foundation.
The team spoke about its ongoing efforts to combat neurofibromatosis (NF).
Clinical Associate Professor Yemima Berman also showed the Minister how the department uses lasers to help NF and Schwannomatosis patients.