PhD student Amita Ghadge wins ASMR Ross Wishart Memorial Award
Congratulations to Amita Ghadge, a PhD student in the Breast Biology and Cancer Unit, for being awarded one of two Ross Wishart Memorial Awards at the SA Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR) Annual Scientific Meeting held on Wednesday 9th June. Amita gave a 3 minute overview of her research at the Gala Dinner on Monday night in addition to her formal presentation at the conference. Her talk “The developmental origins of mammographic density and breast cancer risk” is based on her PhD research which she is completing at the Basil Hetzel Institute, TQEH under the supervision of Associate Professor Wendy Ingman, Professor Rebecca Robker and Dr Pallave Dasari. Amita is currently finalising her thesis and aims to submit it in a few months.
The joint winner of this award was Dr Ella Green, also from The University of Adelaide. The Ross Wishart Memorial Award, inaugurated in 1995, recognises the significant contributions of Ross Wishart to medical research and to the Society. The Award is presented annually for the most outstanding presentation by a young researcher at the ASMR SA Annual Scientific Meeting.