2018 Tasmanian Award Winner

Dr Emily J Flies

University Of Tasmania Research Field: Ecology, Epidemiology, Public Health The health of humans and the planet are naturally linked; but humans are currently changing the environment in ways that the planet and its inhabitants have never before seen. Environmental impacts like habitat destruction, pollution, and climate change, all have a negative effect on human health….

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Dr Lila Landowski

University Of Tasmania Research Field: Neuroscience Imagine surviving cancer, only to suffer from debilitating pain for the rest of your life? Unfortunately, this is a common reality for many people who have had chemotherapy. Chemotherapy can injure the nerves in the skin, causing a condition called chemotherapy-induced neuropathy. Dr Landowski has identified a natural protein…

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