2018 Woodward Medal in Science and Technology: Prof Katherine Kedzierska

Professor Katherine Kedzierska (School of Biomedical Sciences) has been awarded the prestigious Woodward Medal in Science and Technology.

The Woodward Medal supports and rewards research excellence – a prerequisite for translation and impact – within members of the University of Melbourne staff body for research published in the past five years. Our congratulations to Professor Kedzierska!

Professor Kedzierska said, "It's a great honour to receive the 2018 Woodward Medal and I'm very grateful to the University of Melbourne for the recognition and support of my research."

Professor Kedzierska's research is centred on understanding immunity towards pandemic, seasonal and newly-emerged influenza viruses, specifically in the young, elderly, Indigenous Australians and patients hospitalized with severe influence.

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