NHMRC Elizabeth Blackburn Investigator Grant Award for Leadership in Clinical Medicine and Science.
Internationally renowned neurodegeneration academic, Professor Glenda Halliday, who is shaping the treatment of non-Alzheimer’s dementias and Parkinson’s disease, has been recognised as one of Australia’s leading female medical researchers.
Professor Halliday, from the Faculty of Medicine and Health and the Brain and Mind Centre, was awarded the NHMRC Elizabeth Blackburn Investigator Grant Award for Leadership in Clinical Medicine and Science.
The award is named in honour of Professor Elizabeth Blackburn, an Australian molecular biologist who received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2009.
Professor Halliday’s ground breaking research has shaped current international diagnostic criteria and recommendations for neurodegenerative patient identification and management.