Prize: Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences
Citation on election: A Rhodes Scholar in 1982, Wendy Erber has had a distinguished scientific career in haematology with significant discoveries in malignant blood disorders translating into diagnostic pathology, and improving understanding of the formation of blood cellular components. This work has been recognised with many articles published in high impact journals. Wendy is internationally acknowledged as an outstanding clinician-scientist, combining active clinical consultancy with research and an academic career. She is Professor and Head of School at The University of Western Australia’s School of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.