I am delighted to announce that five of our academic staff were recognised in Canberra on Wednesday for their outstanding contributions to medical research by being elected Fellows of the new Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences. The Academy aims to promote health and medical research and its translation into practice, to enable a healthier community in Australia and the world.
Professor Michael Horowitz, Professor of Medicine and Director of the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Translating Nutritional Science to Good Health.
Professor Timothy Hughes, Cancer Council Beat Cancer Project Professor and Cancer Theme Leader at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI).
Professor Maria Makrides, Healthy Mothers, Babies and Children Theme Leader at SAHMRI and Director of the University of Adelaide’s Women’s and Children’s Health Research Institute.
Professor Stephen Nicholls, Professor of Cardiology and Heart Health Theme Leader at SAHMRI.
Professor Robert Norman, Professor for Reproductive and Periconceptual Medicine, past Director and research leader with the University’s Robinson Research Institute.