Indian researcher Minoti Apate named as woman of the year 2015 in New South Wales [ Current Affairs ]

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Indian eminent researcher Minoti Apate has been selected for Woman of the year 2015 in New South Wales (NSW). Minoti Apate contributed in the field of medical research, Indian community and the tertiary education.

  1. At present, Minoti Apate is Professor of Medicine at the South Western Sydney Clinical School of the University of New South Wales and she is also director of the Pancreatic Research Group based Based at Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research, Australia.
  2. Minoti Apate was the first researcher in the world who develop a method to isolate pancreatic stellate cells .
  3. In 2014, Apate was received award of the Order of Australia Medal (OAM) for her services to medical research, Indian community and the tertiary education.
  4. Minoti Apate is also an acknowledged world-leader in alcohol-induced pancreatic injury and pancreatic cancer and she is leading pre-clinical studies that are primed to suggest new treatments for pancreatic cancer.

- Published on: March 18, 2015