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Young Investigator Awards


Congratulations to the winners of the Young Investigators Awards 2016

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The Winner of 2016's Young Investigator Award (Basic Science) went to

Xuan Banh, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane
CRIG defines a novel population of phagocytic peritoneal macrophages associated with disease severity in patients with cirrhosis and ascites

Richard Cheng, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital

Risk factors predicting recurrent ileal resections in patients with Crohn’s Disease


Alex Huelsen, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane

Unsedated oesophagogastroduodenoscopy – a randomised controlled trial to assess and compare the tolerability of transnasal versus small caliber per-oral versus conventional approach

Abdulnasser Lafta, Nambour Hospital, Sunshine Coast
Are copper studies being overused as a part of the liver screen to investigate patients with liver disease? A retrospective observational study

Antonio Lee, QEII Jubilee Hospital, Brisbane
Assessing the acceptance of Australian patients towards optical diagnosis as a potential management paradigm for diminutive colorectal polyps

Desmond Patrick, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
Regional transfer patients are more likely to undergo colectomy compared with metropolitan presenting patients with acute severe ulcerative colitis

Gautam Rishi, QIMR, Brisbane
Iron and erythropoiesis: a novel role for transferrin receptor 2 in iron-deficient anaemia

Rhiann Sue See, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane

HBV screening in the context of Rituximab therapy: a retrospective audit

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