Congratulations to Rachel Schembri and Hailey Meaklim, who both won awards at the recent ANZCoS conference, which was held in Auckland, New Zealand.
The Australian & New Zealand Spinal Cord Society awarded Rachel with Best Scientific Presentation. Hailey won the Best Scientific Poster prize.
Both presentations arose from IBAS' Sleep Health in Quadriplegia (SHiQ) program of research.
Rachel's presentation was titled The effect of sleep apnoea severity on neuropsychological function in people with acute quadriplegia and obstructive sleep apnoea. Hailey's poster was titled Identifying changes to the upper airway in patients with quadriplegia and obstructive sleep apnoea using magnetic resonance imaging.
Congratulations to both winners as well as their co-authors, including IBAS personnel David Berlowitz, Fergal O'Donoghue, Jo Spong as well as other national and international researchers.
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