Associate Professor Ingles has been awarded the highest-ranked NHMRC Career Development Fellowship in the Clinical Level 1 Category for her research, which focuses on better understanding the clinical, genetic and psychosocial aspects of inherited heart diseases.
Associate Professor Ingles is Head of the Clinical Cardiac Genetics Group in the Agnes Ginges Centre for Molecular Cardiology at Centenary. She is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney, and cardiac genetic counsellor in the Department of Cardiology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney.
NHMRC Career Development Fellowships are incredibly competitive, with a success rate of just 13 per cent. Associate Professor Ingles says she feels incredibly privileged to have not only received a Fellowship, but to also have achieved the highest-ranking in her category.
“It’s like winning a ‘Golden Ticket’. Having this on my track record will hopefully place me in an even stronger position when I apply for grants and funding in future, which is the only way you can succeed as a medical researcher,” says Associate Professor Ingles.
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Learn more about Associate Professor Ingles’ research here.