Graeme Clark wins Florey Medal

By AusBiotech
Tuesday, 22 November, 2011

It been 33 years since the first person was implanted with Professor Clark’s cochlear implant and since then the invention has helped and transformed the lives of more than 250,000 people and began one of Australia’s leading medical technology companies, Cochlear.

The CSL Florey Medal is awarded biennially to an Australian biomedical researcher for significant achievements in biomedical science and/or human health advancement.

In collaboration with the Australian Institute of Policy and Science (AIPS), CSL is proud to sponsor the 2011 CSL Florey Medal recognising an Australian biomedical researcher for significant achievements in biomedical science and human health advancement.

The Florey Medal was inaugurated in 1998 by the AIPS to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Sir Howard Florey, Australian Nobel Prize winner for his part in the discovery of penicillin. In addition to the medal, the 2011 award carries a prize of $50,000.

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