Professor Vlado Perkovic joins new advisory panel

Professor Vlado Perkovic joins new advisory panel

Executive Director of the George Institute for Global Health Australia, Professor Vlado Perkovic, has been appointed to a new panel that will help shape the future of Australia’s research sector.

The Health Translation Advisory Committee (HTAC) will advise the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), Australia’s premier body for administering medical research funding and issuing health and ethical guidelines.

The committee’s key aim is provide advice on how best to improve the translation of health and medical research into patient outcomes and health policy.

HTAC is one of five committees advising the NHMRC.

Professor Perkovic is joined on the panel by Professor Sharon Lewin, Professor Michael Nilsson, Professor Steve Webb, Professor Rosemary Calder, Professor Steve Wesselingh, Professor John Prins, Professor Sam Berkovic, Toby Hall and Associate Professor Clara Gaff.