Cancer researcher collects royal reward

August 2, 2002

Suzanne Cory of the University of Melbourne is one of three winners of the 2002 Royal Society royal medals for scientific achievement. Hers is for her pioneering work on the use of transgenic mice to investigate cancer's molecular basis.

The other winners are Sir Richard Peto of Oxford University, for his research into the epidemiology of smoking and chronic disease, which helped instigate worldwide measures to deal with smoking; and Raymond Freeman, emeritus professor at Cambridge University, for his contribution to the development of nuclear magnetic resonance techniques.

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