Dr Jaesung Peter Choi awarded prize in Washington DC

16/11/2018

Photo: Dr Jaesung Peter Choi receives the award from Dr Brent Derry.

Centenary Institute researcher Dr Jaesung Peter Choi has been awarded “The FEBS Journal Poster Prize” at the 14th Annual Angioma Alliance CCM Scientific Meeting, held in Washington DC. The prize recognises the best poster presentation by a trainee.

Dr Choi was able to attend the meeting after receiving the Australian Vascular Biology Society (AVBS) Travel Award.

He was joined by Head of Centenary’s Cell Signalling Laboratory, Dr Xiangjian (XJ) Zheng.

The pair presented their most recent study, published in the scientific journal Science Advances, which identified a cancer drug as a potential treatment option for Cerebral Cavernous Malformations (CCM) – a leading cause of stroke in young people.

Read more about their recent breakthrough.

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