endocrinology
Type 1 diabetes

Preventing diabetes in people with schizophrenia

Associate Professor Anthony Russell is director of Diabetes and Endocrinology at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane and an Adjunct Associate Professor with the University of Queensland. He is the recipient of an ADS-Servier Diabetes Research Grant with UQ colleague and psychiatrist Associate Professor Dan Siskind.

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