September 3, 2015
The Hudson Institute’s Dilys Leung has won the Novartis Junior Scientist Award at the Endocrine Society of Australia’s recent annual scientific meeting in Adelaide.
Dilys is a Masters student in the Steroid Receptor Biology Laboratory in the Centre of Endocrinology and Metabolism. Her presentation topic was “Combined PPARgamma and XIAP treatment sensitises granulosa cell tumours to PPARgamma-mediated apoptosis”.
The award is given for the best presentation at the meeting by an advanced trainee or a person enrolled for a higher degree.
The ESA annual scientific meeting was successful for a number of Hudson Institute researchers.
Professor Evan Simpson addressed the meeting by giving the senior ESA plenary lecture on the topic “Oestrogens – the good, the bad, and the unexpected”.
Professor Simpson, Associate Professor Craig Harrison, Elizabeth K Fletcher, Dr Ann Drummond and Dr Jessie Teng also gave presentations.