Researcher Showcase Evening

May 29, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Dr Serene Yoong, Professor Lisa Wood and Professor Jennifer Martin

Each year at the HMRI Awards Night, we recognise three outstanding researchers. Join us at our Researcher Showcase Evening on 29 May 2019, where you will have the unique opportunity to hear from each of our 2018 Researchers of the Year.

  • Dual-trained clinical pharmacologist and general physician Professor Jennifer Martin is the 2018 HMRI Researcher of the Year. Professor Martin has a distinguished research record in drug dosing, drug discovery and drug repurposing – particularly in cardiovascular disease, cancer and medicinal cannabis
  • Professor Lisa Wood is the 2018 HMRI Mid-Career Researcher of the Year. Professor Wood leads the way in using nutritional approaches to manage airway inflammation in respiratory illnesses, particularly the roles played by antioxidants, fatty acids, fibre and obesity.
  • Behaviourial scientist and dietician, Dr Serene Yoong is the 2018 HMRI Early Career Researcher of the Year. Dr Yoong has established a national and international reputation as an expert implementation scientist in the field of non-communicable disease prevention.

This event is being recorded and will be live streamed on Facebook.

The recorded material may also be edited and used in other forms including social media, radio, television, newspaper, magazine, internet or other means.

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Hunter Medical Research Institute
Caves Lecture Theatre, Level 4
Lot 1 Kookaburra Circuit New Lambton Heights NSW 2305