THE world’s first vaccine for breast cancer and a bionic eye prototype are among global breakthroughs led by Victorian researchers. Emerging medical researchers across the state can receive a little extra encouragement in the latest Premier’s Awards for Health and Medical Research. “Through their inspiring work, we are learning more and more about diseases, making quicker diagnoses and developing better treatments and cures,” Health minister Jill Hennessy said. Details, veski.org.au/pahmr
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