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PhD scholarship recipients

HSANZ logoThe Leukaemia Foundation and HSANZ are helping more medical and science graduates pursue a research career in blood cancer by co-funding PhD scholarships.

Find out more about the research projects our current PhD Scholarship recipients are working on.

2020 recipients

Dr Liesl Butler

Investigating the gene mutations and biological pathways that lead to the development of MPNs

Development of improved biomarkers and targeted therapies for MPN
Liesl Butler

Dr Khai Li Chai

Evaluating the evidence base, current practice and clinical outcomes of immunoglobulin treatment

Khai Li Chai

Julian Lindsay

Using antifungal treatments to prevent infection in people with blood cancers and those undergoing bone marrow transplants

Julian Lindsay

2019 recipients

Dr Wei Jiang

T-cell immunotherapy for B-cell malignancies and viral infections

Dr Wei Jiang

Dr Karthik Nath

Using genetic and molecular technologies to better understand follicular lymphoma

Dr Karthik Nath

Elizabeth Lieschke

Investigating the mechanisms by which Tp53 prevents the development of leukaemia, lymphoma

Elizabeth Lieschke