A PhD candidate in the Cancer Treatment Toxicities Group, supervised by A/Prof Joanne Bowen, Dr Janet Coller and Prof Rachel Gibson. She is investigating chemotherapy-induced gastrointestinal injury
Ms Emma Akers, awarded 2017
A PhD candidate from SAHMRI’s Heart Health Theme for her project researching the role of lipids in vascular calcification and atherosclerosis.
Ms Krystyna Gienic, awarded 2017
A PhD candidate from SAHMRI’s Gastrointestinal Cancer Biology Group (supported by the Cancer Council SA’s Beat Cancer Project)For her project researching the activated stromal signature of colorectal cancer.
Dr Zlatko Kopecki, awarded 2020
Previous NHMRC ECR Research Fellow (2012-2015) and a current Foundation Fellow (2015-2020) at the newly established Future Industries Institute, developing novel therapeutics for wound repair and working on understanding the mechanisms involved in wound healing, scar formation and fragile skin syndromes. Research involving skin blistering diseases, cell adhesion, tissue regeneration, skin cancer and fibrosis as well as industry driven research questions. Integration of different approaches and biomaterials for the development of novel wound dressings. Use of small and large animal models of wound healing, carcinogenesis, infection and skin blistering. Aim to use these models and knowledge gained to develop potential new therapies for the treatment of wounds to help improve the repair process.