Paediatric Research students excel at ASMR Victorian Student Research Symposium
Congratulations to Ana Rita Leitoguinho and Xavier Busuttil-Crellin on receiving the ASMR Victorian Student Research Symposium oral presentation award in their respective categories.
The Department of Paediatrics was well represented at the 2019 Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR) Victorian Student Research Symposium with 8 of our students presenting their research. We are delighted to see our students communicate their work and engage in discussions with their peers.
A special congratulations to the two prize winners:
- Ana Rita Leitoguinho won the 1st prize oral presentation in the category PhD 3rd year and above for her presentation titled “The function of VENTX homeobox gene during blood development”.
- Xavier Busuttil-Crellin received the 1st prize oral presentation in the category Undergraduate (Honours, UROP, BSc, etc.) and Masters 1st year for his presentation titled “Investigation of the age-specific in vitro effects of bivalirudin in children compared to adults”.