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Prof. Pablo Fernandez-Penas discusses the important role of VECTRA® WB360 in the launch of ACEMID

Prof. Pablo Fernandez-Peñas of the University of Sydney was recently interviewed on 7News Australia as the University of Queensland and the Australian Cancer Research Foundation announced the official launch of the Australian Centre of Excellence in Melanoma Imaging and Diagnosis (ACEMID). Prof. Fernandez-Peñas highlighted the VECTRA WB360 and explained how 15 WB360 systems will be installed as part of this initiative bringing together researchers from the University of Queensland, University of Sydney, and Monash University to study melanoma using the system’s advanced body mapping technology. Prof. Peñas is hopeful that up to 15,000 Australians across the states of Queensland, New South Wales, and Victoria will take part in future screenings using the VECTRA WB360, enabling researchers to collect images and develop advanced algorithms to aide melanoma detection.