Awarded to Professor Monica Slavin
Centre and Innovations Lead, National Centre for Infections in Cancer (NCIC), Immunocompromised Host Infection Service, Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre and Department of Infectious Diseases, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre & Royal Melbourne Hospital
BioMedVic warmly congratulates the recipient of the 2017 BioMedVic Clinician Researcher Career Recognition Award – Prof Monica Slavin.
Professor Monica Slavin is an Infectious Diseases physician, internationally recognised for identifying risk factors and improving early diagnosis and prevention of infection in cancer patients.
She has published over 180 peer reviewed publications and has been cited over 5,200 times. Her research has resulted in new management guidelines, definitions of fungal infections for clinical trials and translations of new diagnostic tests into practice.
Prof Slavin is now the director of the National Centre for Infections in Cancer (NCIC), a platform which addresses the critical need for informed strategies to reduce infections in cancer.
Her nominator, Prof Karin Thursky, named Prof Slavin a “humble, kind, and consistent mentor” and an outstanding example to women and clinicians in science through her leadership and hard work.
The Award was presented by BioMedVic CEO Prof Jan Tennent during the 2017 BioMedVic Clinician Researcher Awards & Networking Lunch.