Curtin Medal for Excellence in Medical Research 2012

Friday 22 June 2012

Congratulations to Professor Elizabeth Blackburn who has been awarded the Curtin Medal for Excellence in Medical Research at JCSMR, for her discovery of the telomere and its function, and her continued achievements since that discovery. The Medal was presented at JCSMR by NHMRC CEO Professor Warwick Anderson AM.

Tasmanian born Professor Blackburn was the first female Australian recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, which she received jointly in 2009.

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