1993 Scholar in Medicine
Scholarship biography (at time of award)
Carina Dennis graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Science majoring in Genetics in 1991. Upon completion of her degree, she continued to complete an honours project within the Centre for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology for which she was awarded First Class Honours.
Carina was awarded the scholarship to complete a PhD at the University of Oxford. Her research will focus on the molecular genetics of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, in particular she aims to characterise specific genes related to the disease which may improve the gene therapies currently offered as treatment.