Navigation Links
Professor Jane Visvader elected to Australian Academy of Science
Date:3/26/2012

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute breast cancer researcher Professor Jane Visavader has been selected to become a fellow of the Australian Academy of Science.

The fellowship recognises Professor Visvader's research over the past decade that has identified the rare 'breast stem cells' that can give rise to all types of cells in the breast, and for determining the cells from which different types of breast cancer arise.

Professor Visvader, who jointly heads the institute's ACRF Stem Cells and Cancer division with Professor Geoff Lindeman, said she was humbled to be one of 21 Australian scientists to join the academy this year. "This recognition reflects a team effort between a wonderful group of scientists over many years," she said. "In particular, I would like to acknowledge the important contribution of my close collaborator Geoff Lindeman. I am also indebted to Professors Doug Hilton, Jerry Adams and Suzanne Cory for their tremendous support and acumen.

"The academy plays a pivotal role in setting national science policy and science education programs, as well as in establishing key international linkages to advance Australian research and its global contribution. I look forward to being a part of these efforts."

Professor Suzanne Cory, president of the academy and former director of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, said the identification of the breast stem cell by Professor Visvader and her team was one of the most significant advances in breast cancer research in the past decade. "Her achievements have inspired a new cadre of young leaders in the field of stem cells and cancer, creating a momentum that has the potential to improve the lives of Australians," Professor Cory said.

Professor Andreas Strasser and Professor Jerry Adams, who jointly head the institute's Molecular Genetics of Cancer division and are long-time colleagues of Professor Visvader, expressed their delight at the academy's recognition of her outstanding achievem
'/>"/>

Contact: Vanessa Solomon
solomon@wehi.edu.au
61-393-452-971
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Queens professor urges health research to focus on the positive
2. Professor from Karolinska Institutet now international educator
3. Georgetown professor applauds decision of researchers to temporarily halt research on H5N1
4. NSF grant will aid Wayne State professors mathematical modeling of fatty liver predictors
5. Louisiana Tech professor co-edits book on computational analysis of human eye
6. New book by University of Louisville professor enables reader to develop personalized anti-depression plan
7. Professor Doug Hilton wins Research Australia Award
8. Cell death research wins professor Andreas Strasser 2011 Victoria Prize
9. UCSB psychology professors study gene-culture interaction
10. Pioneering professorship will teach innovative, patient-centered approach to cancer
11. University of Michigan announces Eric J. Topol Professorship in Cardiovascular Medicine
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Professor Jane Visvader elected to Australian Academy of Science
(Date:4/21/2015)... (PRWEB) April 21, 2015 The ... than 275 leading life sciences organizations, released the ... Radcliffe regarding California State Assembly Bill (AB) 463: ... dedicated to the development of treatments and cures ... have deep concerns regarding AB 463, the so-called ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... (PRWEB) April 21, 2015 The joint ... today it is opening its first freestanding emergency room ... Chandler, Arizona and will be licensed under Dignity Health ... Dignity Health and Adeptus Health joint venture. , Tim ... and Mercy Gilbert Medical Centers said the new facility ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... April 21, 2015 AvePoint, ... and devices, today announced a new enhancement to ... new Microsoft Office 365 Management Activity API. This integration ... fully audit and take action on all events that ... new Office 365 Management Activity API provides customers with ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... MA (PRWEB) April 21, 2015 ... mobility services, has been recognized by the Boston Business ... The ranking was announced at a recent event ... annual list of the fastest-growing private companies in Massachusetts. ... businesses in the state that recorded the fastest revenue ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... 21, 2015 Lowcostcarinsuranceprice.com has released a new ... insurance for SUVs. , SUVs are large vehicles ... between an SUV and a smaller regular car shows that ... surviving. This makes SUV safer in crashes, but these large ... certain situation. , It is now possible to find ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:California Healthcare Institute Statement on AB 463 2Health News:California Healthcare Institute Statement on AB 463 3Health News:Dignity Health and Adeptus Health to Open First Freestanding Emergency Room in Chandler, Arizona 2Health News:Dignity Health and Adeptus Health to Open First Freestanding Emergency Room in Chandler, Arizona 3Health News:AvePoint Integrates Microsoft Office 365 Management Activity API into DocAve Policy Enforcer for Proactive SharePoint Monitoring 2Health News:AvePoint Integrates Microsoft Office 365 Management Activity API into DocAve Policy Enforcer for Proactive SharePoint Monitoring 3Health News:Wireless Analytics Ranked as 25th Fastest Growing Private Company in Massachusetts 2Health News:Auto Insurance Quotes For SUVs Are Available Online 2
... Penn Foster Career School, one of the oldest and ... a new Certified Personal Trainer Program.With Penn Foster,s Certified ... the techniques and skills of a Personal Trainer plus ... Package that contains materials that will prepare them for ...
... April 28 NASA is preparing to fly a ... bread that could help scientists better understand how effectively ... is a secondary payload aboard a U.S. Air Force ... of May 5.(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ...
... released by the Institute for Women,s Policy Research:As of this ... been confirmed in the United States with confirmed cases in ... raise its pandemic alert level to Phase 4 for the ... a public health emergency, allowing the distribution of antiviral drugs ...
... a.m.SAN FRANCISCO, April 28 DIAKADI Body, ... to kick off its summer outdoor workout series, the hottest ... For the month of June, individuals of all fitness levels ... Embarcadero to take on the DIAKADI way of training! The ...
... Web Site for Television Couple Follows Trend of Donating ... Anatomy" fans can support their favorite show in a ... Alzheimer,s Champions and donating to the Alzheimer,s ... celebrations, a wedding Web site created for "Grey,s Anatomy" ...
... Washington Four physician membership organizations today released ... The four groups the American Academy of ... (AAP), the American College of Physicians (ACP) and ... 350,000 physicians. The pediatrician, family physician, internist ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Penn Foster Career School Launches Online Certified Personal Trainer Program 2Health News:NASA Nanosatellite to Study Antifungal Drug Effectiveness in Space 2Health News:NASA Nanosatellite to Study Antifungal Drug Effectiveness in Space 3Health News:Challenge in Curbing the Spread of Swine Flu: Half of Workforce Lacks Paid Sick Days 2Health News:Challenge in Curbing the Spread of Swine Flu: Half of Workforce Lacks Paid Sick Days 3Health News:SF Outdoor Workout Series: Definitely Not Your Typical Boot Camp! 2Health News:SF Outdoor Workout Series: Definitely Not Your Typical Boot Camp! 3Health News:ABC's 'Grey's Anatomy' Highlights Giving to the Alzheimer's Association 2Health News:Guidelines for medical home demonstrations released by major physician groups 2Health News:Guidelines for medical home demonstrations released by major physician groups 3
(Date:4/21/2015)... YORK , April 21, 2015 EpiCast ... Summary Sepsis is a life-threatening complication arising from ... the infection damages its own tissues and organs. Anyone ... among children <1 year of age, older ... 2014). Global estimates for the year 2013 showed that ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... DIEGO , 21. April 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... für die quantitative Analyse des Hirnvolumens freut ... einem weltweiten Pharmaunternehmen, bekannt geben zu können. ... leistungsstarken NeuroQuant-Quantifizierungsreports des Hirnvolumens zusammenarbeiten, der die ... Hirnvolumen in Patienten mit multipler Sklerose als ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... 21, 2015 InfuSystem Holdings, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ... related services for the healthcare industry in ... , announces today that it has closed the ... assets of Ciscura Holding Company, Inc., and its subsidiaries.  ... was a privately-held Southeastern regional provider of ambulatory infusion ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:EpiCast Report: Sepsis - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023 2EpiCast Report: Sepsis - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023 3CorTechs Labs kündigt Partnerschaft für die Bereitstellung umfassender Lösungen zur Quantifizierung des Verlustes von Hirnvolumen bei multipler Sklerose an 2InfuSystem Announces Acquisition Of Ciscura's Infusion Pump Fleet 2InfuSystem Announces Acquisition Of Ciscura's Infusion Pump Fleet 3InfuSystem Announces Acquisition Of Ciscura's Infusion Pump Fleet 4
... Young Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ: YDNT ) today announced ... 2012.  Sales for the first quarter of 2012 ... in the first quarter of 2011. Income from operations increased 5.3% ... million in the first quarter of 2011. Net income increased 5.6% ...
... April 23, 2012  This week COPAN launched videos ... The new videos were created for the Centers ... to be used in a web based course ... for healthcare providers.  The educational videos show proper ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Young Innovations, Inc. Announces Record Sales and EPS for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2012 2Young Innovations, Inc. Announces Record Sales and EPS for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2012 3Young Innovations, Inc. Announces Record Sales and EPS for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2012 4COPAN Produces CDC/Joint Commission Educational Specimen Collection Videos 2
... SmartPLUG from Medennium is an innovative ... or tear duct, and conserve the ... to fit a range of punctum ... acrylic material, SmartPLUG adjusts to the ...
Provides quick freezing and quick defrosting. Lightweight probe tips have high conductivity silver. Useful for Cataract, Retinal Detachment, Glaucoma and Intra-vitreal surgery. Includes either one ca...
Khosla Precision and Quality in Medical and Surgical Products....
Khosla Precision and Quality in Medical and Surgical Products....
Medicine Products: