Rheumatologist Dr Huai Leng (Jessica) Pisaniello wins New Investigator Award

Dr Huai Leng (Jessica) Pisaniello, Rheumatology Research Group, was awarded the Australian Rheumatology Association's New Investigator Award following a webinar presentation with three other finalists in early August. These presentations were in lieu of the 60th Annual Scientific Meeting of the ARA. Jess presented part of her PhD work which was undertaken at the University of Manchester in the UK. The abstract from her presentation can be read here (#89)..

Dr Sam Costello a finalist in PhD Research Excellence Award

Dr Sam Costello, TQEH gastroenterologist and research leader of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Research Group at the Basil Hetzel Institute, TQEH, has been named as one of three PhD Research Excellence Award finalists as part of the SA Excellence and Innovation Awards for 2020. Sam completed his PhD at The University of Adelaide in 2019. A date will be announced soon on which finalists and winners can be celebrated..

Three BHI students in Faculty Final of 3MT® Competition

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at The University of Adelaide have announced the six finalists in their 3MT®  competition. Three of these are students based at the Basil Hetzel Institute, TQEH. Dr Huai Leng (Jessica) Pisaniello from the Rheumatology Research Group, Unyime Jasper from the Adelaide G-TRAC Centre and Gohar Shaghayegh from the ENT Surgery group. The Faculty's 3MT® Awards Presentation is taking place on Thursday August 20th from 2-3pm. Anyone can register to participate in this virtual event..