2016 Award Winners

Presented at the TSANZ ASM in Perth

Fellowships

TSANZ / AstraZeneca Respiratory Research Fellowship

Presented to Dr Alan Hsu, University of Newcastle, Hunter Medical Research Institute

TSANZ / National Asthma Council Australia - Asthma and Airways Career Development Fellowship

Presented to Dr Miranda Ween, Royal Adelaide Hospital, University of Adelaide

TSANZ/Vertex Paediatric Cystic Fibrosis Clinical Fellowship

Presented to Dr Bernadette Prentice, Sydney Children's Hospital, NSW

Special Awards

Society Medal presented to Professor Iven Young

50th Anniversary Medal presented to Professor Peter Frith

President's Award presented to Professor Billie Bonevski

Research Medal presented to Professor Ron Grunstein

Wunderly Oration was delivered by Professor Patrick Holt

Abstract-linked Awards

Ann Woolcock Young Investigator Finalists

Dr Hashim Periyalil, University of Newcastle/Hunter Medical Research Institute
Dr Kristin Carson, The University of Adelaide/The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
[Winner]
Ms Francesca Tang, Woolcock Institute Of Medical Research
Dr Richard Kim, University of Newcastle/Hunter Medical Research Institute
Ms Louise Organ, University of Melbourne
Ms Bernadette Jones, University of Newcastle/Hunter Medical Research Institute

TSANZ Janet Elder Early Career Travel Awards
Dr Chantal Donovan, University of Newcastle, Hunter Medical Research Institute
Dr Richard Kim, University of Newcastle, Hunter Medical Research Institute

TSANZ / Japanese Respiratory Society Early Career Travel Award
Dr Megan Jensen, University of Newcastle, Hunter Medical Research Institute

TSANZ / Boehringer Ingelheim COPD Travel Award
Dr Stephen Milne, Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, NSW

TSANZ / Slater & Gordon Mesothelioma International Travel Award
Prof YC Gary Lee, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth

Grants-In-Aid

TSANZ / AstraZeneca Severe Asthma GIA

Dr Richard Kim, University of Newcastle, Hunter Medical Research Institute

TSANZ / Maurice Blackburn GIA

Dr Rajesh Thomas, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth

TSANZ Robert Pierce GIA for Indigenous Lung Health

Prof Sandra Hodge, Hanson Institute and Thoracic Medicine, Royal Adelaide Hospital


Travel Awards

TSANZ Peter Phelan Travel Fellowship

Dr Megan Jensen, University of Newcastle/Hunter Medical Research Institute

TSANZ / Vertex Cystic Fibrosis Research Award

Dr. Rachel Foong, Telethon Kids Institute, WA

Ms Michelle Wood, The Prince Charles Hospital, QLD

TSANZ Indigenous Respiratory Nurses Award

Mrs Kerry Hall, Queensland University of Technology, Centre for Children's Health Research

Asthma Australia

Travel Awards for Mid-Career Researchers

Dr Jay Horvat, University of Newcastle/Hunter Medical Research Institute

A/Prof Vanessa McDonald, University of Newcastle/Hunter Medical Research Institute

Dr Hai Tran, Hanson Institute and Thoracic Medicine/Royal Adelaide Hospital

Best Poster of the ASM Award

TSANZ Best Poster Prize (supported by Boehringer Ingelheim) - presented to Jesse Armitage
Abstract: "Mesenchymal stem cell infusion modulates systemic inflammation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)"

Special Interest Group Awards

  • Asthma & Allergy (supported by National Asthma Council Australia) - presented to Esther Cheah
  • Asthma & Allergy (supported by Asthma Australia) - presented to Megan Jensen
  • Pulmonary Physiology and Sleep, John Reid Prize (supported by Lung Foundation Australia) - presented to Kanika Jetmalani
  • David Serisier Memorial Award 2016 for Translational Research in Bronchiectasis or Respiratory Infectious Disease (supported by Lung Foundation Australia) - presented to Greg Fox
  • OELD/Population Health (supported by Maurice Blackburn ) - presented to Isuru Seneviratne
  • Lung Cancer (supported by Maurice Blackburn) - presented to Sally Lansley
  • OLIV (supported by Boehringer Ingelheim) - presented to Kenneth Sinclair
  • Primary Care (supported by Boehringer Ingelheim) - presented to Lorraine Smith
  • Respiratory Nurses Oral (supported by Boehringer Ingelheim) - presented to Kerry Hall
  • Cell biology/Immunology – Thomas Iosifidis
  • COPD – presented to Netsanet Negewo
  • Cystic Fibrosis – presented to Daan Caudri
  • Evidence Based Medicine – presented to Zoe Kopsaftis
  • Interventional Pulmonology – presented to David Fielding
  • Physiotherapy – presented to Jamie Wood
  • Tobacco Control – presented to Alexander Larcombe
  • Peter van Asperen Paediatric Award – presented to Elizabeth Kepreotes

Lung Foundation Awards

Lung Foundation Australia / Boehringer Ingelheim COPD Fellowship 2016/2017

Dr Christian Osadnik, Monash University, Monash Health

Lung Foundation Australia Ivan Cash Research Grant-in-Aid Award

Dr Helen Jo, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

 

Lung Foundation Australia Lizotte Family Research Award - Mr Gang Liu,University of Newcastle, Hunter Medical Research Institute

 

Lung Foundation Australia Ludwig Engel Grant-in-Aid for Physiological Research - A/Prof Sandra Orgeig, A/Prof. Alex Larcombe and Dr Emma Parkinson-Lawrence, University of South Australia/Telethon Kids Institute, WA

Lung Foundation Australia / Australian Cochrane Airways Group Scholarship - Anke Lenferink

Cochrane Airways Australian Satellite - Harshani Jayasinghe