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Milstein award for Dr Si Ming Man

Milstein award for Dr Si Ming Man

The International Cytokine and Interferon Society (ICIS)* has awarded NHMRC/RG Menzies Fellow Dr Si Ming Man, with the Milstein Young Investigator Award for 2016. The Award is given to scientists who have made an impact on interferon and cytokine research early in...
Atomic Dust wins Biruk the Menzies history category

Atomic Dust wins Biruk the Menzies history category

An exploration of Sir Robert Menzies’ role in the Maralinga nuclear tests has won young Biruk Kahsay from St Monica’s Catholic Primary School in Footscray, Melbourne, the Menzies special category prize in the National History Challenge. Coming from an...
Deciphering cellular immunity around the clock

Deciphering cellular immunity around the clock

Understanding the circadian cycles of immune cells and the genes that control them may play an important role in combating and treating inflammatory and chronic diseases. In the same way that when we suffer from jetlag we don’t function properly, when circadian...
Scholar supports Heartbeat of Football

Scholar supports Heartbeat of Football

The death of his brother’s team mate on the soccer field led Professor Jamie Vandenberg, Menzies Scholar and Deputy Director of the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Centre in Sydney, to think about how he could combine his professional expertise and his passion to...