American dreams come true for Fulbright scholars

22 Jan 2020

University of Queensland scientists are heading ‘stateside’ with the support of 2020 Fulbright scholarships.

The Fulbright Program in Australia provides funding each year for the nation’s best and brightest to study at world-leading research institutes and universities in the United States.

Senior cancer researcher Associate Professor Kristen Radford and clinician-scientist PhD students Mr Adam Briner and Ms Chloe Yap are UQ’s successful candidates.

Dr Radford has spent more than a decade developing vaccines to treat a variety of cancer types, including one she is currently working on to target acute myeloid leukaemia, melanoma, prostate and ovarian cancer.

“My Fulbright scholarship will allow me to acquire new techniques and expertise, and develop new international partnerships to help translate our vaccine to the clinic.”

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