Peter Doherty: An unlikely career

By Peter Doherty | Volume 2, Issue 1 2011

Prof. Peter Doherty won the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1996 with his colleague Rolf Zinkernagel for the discovery of the interaction between T cells and the major histocompatibility complex (MHC). He was named Australian of the Year in 1997. He continues to make major contributions to immunology research, specifically in the area of influenza. […]  Read More →

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Martin Van Der Weyden: A Career Sustained by Scholarships

By Martin Van Der Weyden | Volume 2, Issue 1 2011

Martin Van Der Weyden has been the editor of the Medical Journal of Australia (MJA) for the past fifteen years. Over this time, he has earned a reputation as a passionate, quirky, and often controversial figure. His influence has most definitely been a transformational one, taking the MJA from near irrelevance (once irreverently nicknamed the […]  Read More →

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Nicholas Talley: A career of reinvention

By Nicholas Talley | Volume 1, Issue 1 2010

I finished medical school at the University of New South Wales at the end of 1978 wrapping up my course with an inspiring elective at Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge, England; they invited me to stay on, but I returned to Australia eager to start my internship, although I had no clear idea of how my […]  Read More →

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