Article | The Australian

Article | The Australian

Article | The Australian

12 March 2024

Snow Medical announces two more $8m research fellowships

by Tim Dodd



Canberra Airport owners the Snow family have announced two more $8m long-term grants to individual scientists whom they believe will make landmark medical breakthroughs.

The kicker is that neither of them are medical researchers.

The Snow Medical Research Foundation, which has poured over $200m into Australian medical research in the past several years, said that Australian National University chemist Lara Malins and University of Queensland statistical geneticist Loic Yengo will each receive $8m fellowships to fund their laboratories for eight years – enough time to test innovative ideas which could lead to major advances.

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