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South West Sydney researcher honoured with NSW Premier’s Award

Prof Minoti Apte honoured with the Professor Rob Sutherland Make a Difference Award

South West Sydney Researcher Professor Minoti Apte achieved the highly prestigious Professor Rob Sutherland Make a Difference Award at the NSW Premier’s Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research event on Friday 5 August.

The NSW Premier’s Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research, hosted by the Cancer Institute NSW, honours the achievements of the individuals and teams that work across the cancer research sector to lessen the impact of cancer for the people of NSW. Named after internationally recognised cancer researcher Professor Rob Sutherland, the Make a Difference Award achieved by Prof Apte recognises highly successful research which is actively changing cancer treatment and improving patient survival.

Prof Apte is nationally and internationally acclaimed in the field of pancreatic cancer research and works tirelessly with her research team to come up with new and effective methods for treating pancreatic cancer. This award, along with the many others that Prof Apte has achieved in her impressive research career, are a testament to her incredible talents and hard work.

Prof Apte is the Director of the Pancreatic Research Group at the Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research and Professor at UNSW Medicine’s South Western Sydney Clinical School.