Education Tassie Uni researcher receives international recognition for work on chronic airways disease

Tassie Uni researcher receives international recognition for work on chronic airways disease

University of Tasmania researcher Dr Romy Singh Sohal has received international recognition for his industry-leading work on chronic airways disease. Among many awards he has received, Dr Sohal recently received a Scholarship Award from the National Emphysema Foundation by the American Thoracic Society (ATS) in the US.

The ATS is the world’s top lung professionals’ organisation covering science and clinical respiratory medicine. Their mission is to alleviate suffering from respiratory disease, and promote lung health through research and education.

Dr Sohal’s award recognises his work on Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition (EMT) in the airways. “It’s a great honour to be recognised for your work by such a prestigious international society,” Dr Sohal said. ”This is an area I feel strongly about, and I hope my work will have a positive impact on public health.

Congratulations Dr Sohal. Thank you for keeping Australia clever.

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