Over 400 people interested in and involved in medical and scientific research attended ResearchFest 2019, from 9-17 October.
The festival of research aims to provide opportunities for researchers to display their work, form new collaborations and learn about the work of their colleagues.
Congratulations to the winners of Austin LifeSciences Research Week 2019 prizes and awards.
These are the winners of the awards for 2019. The abstracts of these works are in the abstracts pdf
Professor Jeffrey Zajac, AMRF Distinguished Scientist Award.
To honour Professor Zajac'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.
Ali Ghasem-Zadeh, AMRF Research Higher Degree Award.
Evaluation of bone microstructure of distal radius and distal tibia on human objects using phase-contrast synchrotron radiation computed tomography
Teresa MacDonald, AMRF Young Investigator Award.
Increasing fetal growth velocity increases the risk of shoulder dystocia among non-macrosomic fetuses
Brooke Chapman, Allied Health Research Award.
Reduced handgrip strength in liver transplant recipients is associated with poor outcomes after transplantation
Wendi Lin, Austin LifeSciences University of Melbourne Discovery Research Prize.
Measurable residual disease detection by next generation sequencing in B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
Amy Schneider, Florey Prize for Neuroscience Research.
Double somatic mosaicism in a child with Dravet syndrome
Antonin Serrano, ONJCRI Scholarship.
Unravelling breast cancer heterogeneity using genetic barcoded patient-derived xenograft
Hayley Hall and Sofia Karageorge, Clinical or Patient Care Nursing Quality Project Award.
Seeing the opportunity
Danielle Wilson, Rob Pierce Memorial Award
Sleep-disordered breathing in gestational hypertension and pre-eclampsia: Impact on maternal and fetal outcomes
Polly Dufton, Nursing Research Award
Pre-treatment patient education: Establishing a shared understanding of best-practice
Lorelle Martin, LaTrobe University School of Nursing and Midwifery Nursing Journal Award.
Differences in characteristics, performance targets and outcomes for men and women with STEMI in a large tertiary Australian hospital
Phelia Kunniardy, Clinical Dean's Prize for MD Research Project
Inpatient Coronary Angiography is Associated with Reduced Mortality in Patients aged >85 years with Non-ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction
Lakmie Gunarathne, CEO's Award for Basic Science Research.
Therapeutic potential of targeting the protective arm of the renin-angiotensin system in cirrhotic and non-cirrhotic portal hypertension
Laura Bird, CEO's Award for Clinical Research.
Neuroprotective value of music training