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2019 Robert Guerin Research Prize

Robert Guerin Research Prize winner Nathan Creber with GPRWMF Board Director Associate Professor Stella Clark. Photo by Melissa Coward, ASOHNS
August 6, 2019 News

Congratulations to Dr Nathan Creber, winner of the inaugural GPRWMF Robert Guerin Research Prize.

Established by the Foundation in partnership with the Australian Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (ASOHNS) to recognise outstanding research undertaken by a surgical trainee in OHNS, the Robert Guerin Research Prize is named in honour of Robert Langley Guerin AM, Trustee of the Foundation (1995 – 1999) and past President of ASOHNS (1991 – 1993).  A great contributor to the OHNS specialty, Dr Guerin was a dedicated teacher who promoted the specialty both locally and internationally, and was the convener for the inaugural surgical trainee meeting held in Adelaide in 1990.

Trainees submit their best papers for assessment by the Foundation Board, with the winner announced at the annual Robert Guerin Memorial Trainees Meeting. Winners receive:

  • A Certificate
  • Free registration to the next Frontiers conference
  • The opportunity to present as Speaker at the conference

Nathan’s winning submission was “Adjuvant agents enhance round window membrane permeability to dexamethasone and modulate basal to apical cochlear gradients“, published in the European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Congratulations again, Nathan, on your stellar research!

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