Publish Date: 
Monday, June 2, 2014 - 13:30

ASMR Queensland Health & Medical research awards, 2014

The Queensland Health and Medical Research Awards, an initiative of ASMR, honour the quality of scientific endeavour in Queensland.
The winners were announced at the ASMR Medical Research Week Gala dinner held Friday May 30, 2014. 

Congratulations to the following winners from TRI.

Postdoctoral researcher award 

Dr Kyle Upton
Mater Research Institute/UQ

Defining the Role of Mobile Genetic Element Mutations in Development and Disease

Winner of the Postdoctoral Researcher Award

Jyotsna Batra

Genome-wide association studies of miRSNPs identify novel prostate cancer risk loci


senior researcher award winner

Dr Stephen Mattarollo

Combination immunotherapeutic strategy for B cell lymphomas

Winner of the Senior Research Award

Clinical researcher award 

Dr Colm Keane

Measures of net anti-tumoral immunity add to the predictive power of conventional prognostic factors in diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL)


Dr Shelley Wilkinson
Mater Research Institute/UQ

Translation of a gestational diabetes nutrition model of care into practice: results from an implementation project


Postgraduate student award

Simon de Veer

Seeding drug discovery: development of novel protease inhibitors for inflammatory skin disorders

Winner of the Postgraduate Student Award

Nathalie Bock

Growth-factor loaded electrosprayed microparticles for targeted bone tissue regeneration