Fellowship Finalists

Congratulations to the winning 2017 Club Melbourne Fellow, Associate Professor Dominique Cadilhac.

Associate Professor Cadilhac’s excellence in stroke research at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health secured her the $10,000 Fellowship to support her attendance at international conferences and to enable new, life changing research opportunities.
  • Associate Professor Dominique Cadilhac

    Associate Professor Dominique Cadilhac -  Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

    Associate Professor Cadilhac is the Head of Public Health: Stroke Division at the Florey. She also heads the Translational Public Health and Evaluation Division, Stroke and Ageing Research within the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash University.  She is an expert in health services research related to stroke, particularly in the areas of economic evaluation and program evaluation.  She has a clinical background in nursing.  Associate Professor Cadilhac has over 125 journal publications and has contributed to seven practice guidelines. She is best known for establishing the Australian Stroke Clinical Registry and the Victorian Stroke Telemedicine Program.

The 2017 Club Melbourne Fellowship finalists all represent Victoria’s strength in innovation, research excellence and thought-leadership, and we commend each finalist for their contribution to the state.
  • Dr Janet Bray

    Dr Janet Bray - Monash University

    Dr Janet Bray is a Heart Foundation Future Leader Research Fellow and Associate Director of the Australian Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (Aus-ROC) Centre of Research Excellence at Monash University.  Dr Bray’s research program aims to improve outcomes for patients suffering acute cardiovascular events through investigating methods to increase access to emergency treatments.  Dr Bray has received over $6 million in competitive funding, has over 70 peer reviewed publications and is the recipient of numerous esteemed awards for her research.

  • Dr Fernando Guimaraes

    Dr Fernando Guimaraes - Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

    Dr Fernando Guimaraes completed his doctoral research as part of the International PhD Program at Institute Pasteur (Paris, France) in 2012 and established himself as a leading researcher in the field of natural kills (NK) cell response to systemic inflammatory response syndrome and sepsis in animal models and intensive care unit (ICU) patients.  He joined the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research in 2013 to extend his knowledge in the area of cancer control and immunotherapy.  His current project aims to identify the role of NK cells and immunity in the development of metastatic cancer.

  • Dr Megan Lim

    Dr Megan Lim - Burnet Institute

    Dr Lim is Deputy Program Director (Behaviours and Health Risks) at Burnet Institute.  Her primary area of expertise is investigating the role of new communication technologies in public health.  She has conducted extensive research into how these technologies can be used for health promotion, as well as how these media can expose young people to health risks.  Her work targets young people in Australia and developing countries, particularly in sexual health and alcohol.  In addition to her Health research, Megan works on a range of projects including surveillance of sexually transmitted infections and HIV, health promotion, and monitoring and evaluation.

  • Dr Colin Scholes

    Dr Colin Scholes - The University of Melbourne

    Dr Scholes is a Lecturer in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Melbourne.  His research is on achieving a low carbon future through the development and implementation of membrane separation technology throughout Australia’s energy sector.  A career highlight has been demonstrated trails of his membrane technology at power stations in Victoria and New South Wales.  Dr Scholes was awarded his PhD in October 2007, and has previously held research positions in the USA and Canada.  He has published 3 book chapters, 53 peer reviewed papers, 12 conference proceedings and 22 papers in general science publications.