Ingham Institute Pancreatic Cancer Research Group (PRG) Director Professor Minoti Apte has been awarded an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) for her internationally acclaimed work in pancreatic cancer which is primed to suggest new treatments for the disease.
Professor Apte is renowned as a world leading researcher in the field of alcohol-induced pancreatic injury and pancreatic cancer and is particularly recognised as a pioneer in the field of pancreatic fibrogenesis.
“I am truly humbled and honoured to receive this prestigious award. This award is not only reflective of my own achievements but the achievements of the entire Pancreatic Cancer Research Group which I have had the pleasure of leading for the past fourteen of years,” said Professor Apte.
“This achievement inspires us to work harder to continue to develop novel approaches for the treatment of pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer.”
Interview with Professor Apte: