Congratulations to the 2017 Australian of the Year recipient Emeritus Professor Alan Mackay-Sim. Research Australia is thrilled that a medical researcher has been chosen for this honour.
Professor Mackay-Sim has spent over 20 years making discoveries on the human sense of smell and the biology of nasal cells. He and his team proved it was safe to transplant nasal cells to the spinal cord.
In Prof Mackay-Sim’s acceptance speech, he highlighted the importance of investing in research for the future. Continue reading “Medical Researcher becomes Australian of the Year”