Professor Chris Parish is one of
most highly regarded medical researchers and Head of the Cancer and Vascular
Biology Group in the Department of Immunology within the ANU’s John Curtin
School of Medical Research. Australia
He has been undertaking ground-breaking cancer research for over 40 years and has been a mentor to countless research students who have chosen to study cancer treatment.
Professor Parish is recognised for his contribution to the research community and the ACT health system.
His work has helped build
reputation as a centre for medical research excellence, which in a direct way
will ultimately help to improve the quality of life of cancer sufferers both
locally and across the globe. Canberra
Further biographical detail about Chris Parish is available on our website, as is a history of the Canberra Citizen of the Year Award and a full list of awardees.