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New funding to help drive vital research into heart disease.

Congratulations to Kolling Institute researcher and Royal North Shore Hospital cardiologist Dr Steve Vernon who’s been awarded a highly sought-after postdoctoral fellowship by the Heart Foundation. The fellowship is designed to support talented early career researchers and emerging leaders. Dr Vernon has welcomed the award. “I am delighted to receive this postdoctoral funding from the He.....
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Category: Awards, Cardiovascular and Renal Research, Research Excellence

Kolling researcher recognised on the international stage.

Congratulations to research fellow Dr Lisa Kouladjian O’Donnell who has received a prestigious award for her contribution to pharmacology. Lisa was presented with the ASCEPT Early Achievement Award for Women during the annual meeting of the Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists. This year’s event was held in Perth in collaboration with the Au.....
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Category: Awards, Research Excellence

Outstanding career recognised with national accolade .

We would like to congratulate Kolling Institute researcher Professor Sarah Hilmer who has been elected a Fellow of the prestigious Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences. Professor Hilmer is part of a select group of researchers who have been admitted to the academy, which works to advance health and medical research across Australia. She has joined the highly-respected organi.....
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Category: Awards, Research Excellence

Funding paves the way for crucial new research programs.

A large collection of research projects will get underway at Royal North Shore Hospital following generous funding through the Ramsay Research Grants Program. The scheme has directed more than $10 million to research on the campus over the last 19 years. This year over $700,000 is being invested in a total of 14 innovative studies, all aimed at improving our research impact and the care .....
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Category: Awards, Research Excellence

Remarkable service recognised in Queen’s birthday honours.

We would like to congratulate our Kolling Institute researcher Professor Sarah Hilmer who’s been awarded an AM for her service to clinical and geriatric pharmacology as part of the Queen’s birthday honours. Professor Hilmer has worked as the Head of Clinical Pharmacology and as a geriatrician at Royal North Shore Hospital since 2005. Her research and clinical expertise is respected both .....
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Category: Awards, Research Excellence

Program supporting injured workers wins top award.

Kolling researchers have taken out a highly-competitive, national award for an innovative program helping people get back to work after injury. Professor Michael Nicholas and Dr Manasi Mittinty from the Pain Management Research Centre were part of a team which received a National Safety Award of Excellence for their initiative targeting injured workers. The program was trialled with staf.....
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Category: Awards, Research Excellence

The Kolling’s up and coming talent recognised .

Acting Executive Director Professor Jim Elliott has announced the winners of the inaugural Kolling Institute Emerging Leader Awards, saying there’s an inspiring depth of expertise throughout the institute. Professor Elliott said the new awards recognise our young leaders across our basic and translational research, and were initiated by the institute’s Workforce and Culture Enabler Commi.....
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Category: Awards

Kolling researcher takes out coveted award.

Congratulations to Kolling researcher Dr Jillian Eyles who’s been named one of the inaugural research translation fellows by Sydney Health Partners. Facing tremendous competition from a large group of outstanding researchers, Jillian is one of just five people to have been awarded a fellowship, which means they’ll be able to dedicate a greater amount of their time to research. Sydney Hea.....
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Category: Awards

Talented, young Kolling researcher takes out prestigious national award.

Despite a tremendously competitive field, the Kolling Institute’s Dylan Ashton has won the 2021 Cooperative Research Australia Early Career Research competition. Dylan is part of the team investigating the effectiveness of kangaroo tendons to treat ACL injuries. He has worked on the project for several years and has welcomed the announcement. “I am extremely thankful for Cooperative Rese.....
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Category: Awards, Research Excellence

Expertise at the Kolling recognised .

Congratulations to Professor David Hunter who’s been announced as a finalist for Research Australia’s annual Health and Medical Research Awards. The prestigious awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of individuals and teams who drive innovative health and medical research. They aim to recognise excellence across the sector, and encourage future generations of researchers. Profess.....
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Category: Awards, Musculoskeletal Research