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Young Investigator Awards


Congratulations to the winners of the Young Investigators Awards 2019

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The Winner of 2019's Young Investigator Award (Basic Science) went to

Rabina Giri, Mater Research Institute
Harnessing anti-inflammatory gut bioactives to modulate the immune response in IBD


The Winner of 2019's Young Investigator Award (Clinical Science) went to

Benjamin McKillen, Princess Alexandra Hospital

A time-dependent analysis of NAFLD fibrosis and FIB-4 scores in patients with NAFLD


Andrew Palmer, Mater Hospital

A Retrospective Study of Quality of Care of Patients with Decompensated Liver Cirrhosis in the first 24h of admission to hospital and its impact on mortality and hospital readmissions

Alexandra Kane, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute

Aspirin reduces the incidence of metastatic Braf mutant colorectal cancer in a preclinical study

Myat Myat Khaing, The Prince Charles Hospital and Cairns Base Hospital

Can iFOBT (Immunochemical Faecal Occult Blood Test) for bowel cancer screening be safely deferred for five years after a colonoscopy?

Kaushali Britto, Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Hospital

Efficacy and safety of cold EMR of large colonic adenomas

Lauren White, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital

Introduction of intestinal ultrasound to a gastrointestinal department: A new model of care in low risk abdominal pain

Basit Salik, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute

New strategies to sensitise Braf mutant/Micro-satellite stable colorectal cancer to immunotherapy

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