Pharmacology research fellow Elena Schneider sweeps up awards

Dr Elena Schneider's outstanding work on cystic fibrosis has been recognised at the 2019 TSANZRS Awards on the Gold Coast.

Dr Elena Schneider, of the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, has won the prestigious TSANZ Peter Phelan Research Award from the Thoracic Society of Australia.

The award, valued at $7500, is based on scientific quality, innovation and track record to support research or travel.

Dr Schneider also received the ASM Infectious Disease Travel Award to help cover the costs of attending the American Society of Microbiology’s ASM Microbe 2019 conference in San Francisco in June.

The awards were presented at the Respiratory Research Excellence Reception of Annual Scientific Meeting for Leaders in Lung Health & Respiratory Science,on Saturday 30 March.

The accolades come after Dr Schneider also received the certificate for the vertex cystic fibrosis research excellence award in 2018.

Congratulations Dr Schneider!