Physiology Student Achievements in a COVID-19 world

Here are a collection of some outstanding student achievements from
the Department of Physiology!

Student Oral presentation prize at VMN (Victorian Muscle Network Symposium)

Francesca Alves

Francesca Alves (Koopman group) won the student oral presentation prize for her work: “Iron accumulation in skeletal muscles of old mice is associated with impaired regeneration after ischemia-reperfusion damage”

Best poster at ANZMOSS (Australia New Zealand Metabolic Obesity Surgery Society)

Will De Nardo sitting in the middle of the front row

Will De Nardo won the best poster prize for his work: "Discovery and validation of novel biomarkers in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease mediated fibrosis"

Best basic science oral presentation at ANZOS (Australia New Zealand Obesity society)

Will was also successful in winning the best basic oral presentation at ANZOS which outlined his recent studies examining “Exercise-responsive hepatokines and the modulation of glycaemic control"

Work selected as one of the best published in July by the American Physiological Society

Lin HungLin Hung (Bornstein lab) whose first author work was selected as one of the best published articles in physiological research for the month of July by the American Physiological Society: "Antibiotic exposure post weaning disrupts the neurochemistry and function of enteric neurons mediating colonic motor activity" was published in the American Journal of Physiology-Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology.

...As a side note, Lin has secured a post doc position at Columbia University in NYC. Congratulations!