James McWha Award of Excellence goes to Hutchinson

20 July 2015:

The 2015 James McWha Award of Excellence has just been announced by the University of Adelaide, with Director for the Centre for Nanoscale BioPhotonics, Mark Hutchinson, a very worthy recipient.

The award, recognizing outstanding alumni who have graduated from the University of Adelaide within the past 15 years,  looks at those individuals who are making a significant contribution as emerging leaders within their profession or their community.

Professor Mark Hutchinson was judged to have contributed significantly to the field of medical science, particularly for his impact on the understanding of the role of opioids in central immune signalling and neuropathic pain.  Also cited were his multiple leadership positions and the numerous national and international awards he has won for his research.

Further information on the award, as well as past recipients can be found from the University of Adelaide Alumni web site.