There are only two weeks left to apply for the Centenary Institute Medical Innovation Awards with a prize pool in excess of $50,000 available to the winning applicants.
The Awards recognise young, inspiring Australian researchers who are tackling the big questions in the biomedical space and who are helping accelerate medical research advances for the betterment of all of our communities.
Do you know an eligible postdoctoral scientist who fits the bill? Or is this you!
Information and details on how to apply can be found here.
Meet the previous winners and read about the Awards here.
Professor John Rasko AO has led a world-first clinical trial into engineered stem cell treatment use, treating 15 patients with steroid resistant acute graft-versus-host disease.
Centenary Institute research has discovered that the lack of an enzyme in the liver called sphingosine kinase 2 results in pronounced insulin resistance and glucose intolerance, both symptoms of early stage type 2 diabetes.
Research led by the Centenary Institute has shown that a healthy weight and coffee consumption may help lower the risk of high-risk drinkers developing alcohol-induced cirrhosis.