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Dr. Nuwan Dharmawardana

Dr. Nuwan Dharmawardana

Dr Dharmawardana is a surgical trainee of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, training towards a fellowship in Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.  He has maintained a research profile for the past decade with experience in cochlear purinergic signalling pathways, validation of virtual-reality sinus simulators and formal training in systematic review methods.

The Garnett Passe Rodney William Memorial Foundation, Surgeon Scientist PhD Scholarship has facilitated a biomarker discovery project for detection of head and neck cancer, by analysing breath, blood and microbiome of patients.

Other GPRWMF awards received by awardee Year
Academic Surgeon-Scientist Research Scholarship (ASSRS)Developing new diagnostic and prognostic breath analysis tools for head and neck cancer2018