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CSL launches $25m fellowship program

Burnet Institute

15 April, 2016

CSL has announced the establishment of a new $25 million fellowship program for early stage and translational research in Australia.

The CSL Centenary Fellowships will be high-value awards available to outstanding Australian researchers seeking to consolidate their career and undertake medical research in an Australian academic institution.

Two five-year fellowships, each valued AUD$1.25 million, will be awarded each calendar year, for ten years.

“Research and development represents both the past and the future of CSL, and we are committed to helping foster future research excellence,” said CSL Chief Executive Officer, Mr Paul Perreault.

CSL Chief Scientific Officer and Director of Research & Development, Dr Andrew Cuthbertson said Australia’s medical research community is a rich source of potential discoveries to address the world’s unmet medical needs.

“We are energised by the quality and growth of research in Australia and delighted to be able to support some of the best and biggest minds in biomedical research,” Dr Cuthbertson said.

Applications for the first two CSL Centenary Fellowships (to commence 1 January 2017) will open on 1st June 2016.

For more information visit the CSL website.

Contact Details

For more information in relation to this news article, please contact:

Paul Rathbone

Head, Public Affairs & Development; Government Relations

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+61392822113

Email

paul.rathbone@burnet.edu.au

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