2021 Australia Day honours have been bestowed upon a number of Griffith University staff, associates and alumni.
A Griffith Health trained Emergency doctor who is also the Project Co-lead on the University’s innovative Biospine project has been awarded 2021 Queensland Australian of the Year.
Alan Mackay-Sim is a world-renowned trailblazer in cell transplantation, paving the way for innovative research on repairing damaged spinal cords to return the gift of movement to paralysed people.
Griffith University’s Professor Alan Mackay-Sim has been named the 2017 Queensland Australian of the Year for his work with stem cells and how they can be used to help repair damaged spinal cords.
Scientist and international leader in stem cell research Professor Alan Mackay-Sim and Griffith University alumnus and humanitarian Dr Nora Amath are Queensland finalists in the Australian of the Year Awards.