Andrikopoulos, Sof

A/Prof Sof Andrikopoulos

Endocrinologist; CEO, Australian Diabetes Society
A/Prof Sof Andrikopoulos is a NH&MRC Senior Research Fellow/Associate Professor and Head of the Islet Biology and Metabolism Research Group at the University of Melbourne, Department of Medicine (Austin Health) which investigates the genetic susceptibility of islet dysfunction using animal models of diabetes.
This research has led to the hypothesis that increased insulin secretory demand may be a mechanism that contributes to diabetes and that strategies that promote metabolic deceleration may be beneficial.

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