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2022 Highlights

Research Week Prizes and Awards 2022

Congratulations to the winners of Austin LifeSciences Research Week 2022 prizes and awards.

These are the winners of the awards for 2022. The abstracts of these works are available here: Austin LifeSciences Research Week Abstracts.

Professor David Story, AMRF Distinguished Scientist Award.
To honour Professor Story's contribution to the research community at Austin Health, in both clinical and basic research and his commitment to fostering young people into research and supervision of post-graduate degree students.

Austin Medical Research Foundation Young Investigator Award – Emmerson Keenan
Using artificial intelligence to reliably extract the fetalheart rate using non-invasive fetal electrocardiography

The Nursing Research Award – Ashleigh Jess
Keeping Australians with cardiovascular disease out of hospital -the RESILIENCE trial: targeting vulnerability to seasonal and acute weather changes.

Rob Pierce Memorial Award – Marnie Greco
Poor sleep quality is associated with unemployment and lower levels of participation in people living with spinal cord injury.

Allied Health Research Award- Thomas Rollinson
Physiotherapy Led Intensive Proning(PhLIP) team -a practical implementation of the ANZICS COVID-19 guideline in a Victorian ICU.

ONJCRI Scholarship – Annalisa Carli
The molecular contribution of Doublecortin like kinase 1 (DCLK1) to gastric cancer progression.

Austin LifeSciences Discovery Research Award – Daniel Cox
Quantification of graft-derived cell-free DNA during normothermic machine perfusion in liver transplantation is feasible and may be a useful future tool for assessing organ health

Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Neuroscience Award – George Zographos
Does long-term phenytoin have a place in Dravet syndrome?