John Olynyk

Professor John Olynyk is a Medical Advisor to Haemochromatosis Australia and a consultant for the Australian Red Cross Blood Service. As well as being acknowledged as a world leader in the area of haemochromatosis he has established internationally recognized research programs in Hereditary Haemochromatosis and other iron disorders, chronic liver injury and adolescent non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

John is also the Head of Gastroenterology at Fiona Stanley and Fremantle Hospitals Group, Director Research Development South Metropolitan Health Service WA and Professor of Translational Medicine at Edith Cowan University. 

He is also a current NH&MRC of Australia Practitioner Fellow, the Honorary Director of Research, Spinnaker Health Research Foundation and has academic appointments at Edith Cowan University, Curtin University, and Telethon Kids Institute in Western Australia. 

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Iron overload...too much of a good thing

Iron overload...too much of a good thing
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