Associate Professor Carlos Salomon (BSc (Hons I), MPhil, DMedSc, PhD) is a worldwide expert in extracellular vesicles (EV) and gestational diabetes mellitus with over 140 publications, and over 8000 citations in the last 7 years. Dr Salomon´s research program has investigated the release of small EV(commonly known as exosomes) by the placenta and tumour cells during gestation and cancer progression, respectively, and their utility as a biomarker for a wide range of pregnancy complications and ovarian cancer.