An Australian scientist who has developed a unique system which allows her to video mitochondria inside a cell has been named the winner of the In Memory of Neil Lawrence Prize at the 2018 Centenary Institute Medical Innovation Awards.
The winner of the In Memory of Neil Lawrence Prize, Dr Kate McArthur from Monash University (VIC), has been awarded $30,000 from Centenary’s proud sponsor Commonwealth Private to support her ongoing research.
Dr Yiqing Lu from Macquarie University (NSW) has been awarded the $15,000 Bayer Innovation Award after finishing in second place for his development of a new imaging technology, powered by advanced nanoparticles.
Dr Ana Janic from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (VIC) has rounded off the finalists in third place and has been awarded the $10,000 Val Morgan Award for her work with a particular protein known as p53 helps prevent cancer, and in turn, stimulate new approaches to therapy.
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