- Professor Matthew Watt
Head, Department of Physiology School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne
Q&A: A new way to treat type 2 diabetes?
The discovery of how a key protein works to reduce blood glucose levels could lead to a more effective type 2 diabetes drug, say University of Melbourne experts
The complex relationship between prostate cancer and obesity
Men with obesity are linked with aggressive forms of prostate cancer that rely on fatty acids and Professor Matt Watt is researching why and how to prevent it.
Different fat cell types may be key to obesity
University of Melbourne-led research discovers fat cells aren't all the same – some release fat, some help to burn fat, and the balance may influence obesity.
Prostate cancer: Starving out the enemy
Joint research by Monash University and University of Melbourne finds blocking a cell's access to 'fuel' could help develop a new therapy for prostate cancer.