Prof Peter Klinken elected as ATSE Fellow

Congratulations to WAHTN Executive Board member, Prof Peter Klinken who has been elected as a Fellow of the Academy for 2016 of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE).

ATSE is an independent body of more than 800 Australian scientists and engineers seeking to enhance Australia’s prosperity through technological innovation.

Peter Klinken was acknowledged as an outstanding medical scientist with many publications in leading international journals. His work has led to the granting of several current patents relating to tumour suppression, sumoylation control, transcription modulation and hormone disorders. He has led the establishment of the Western Australian Medical Research Institute. In 2008 he named WA Citizen of the Year and in 2014 he was appointed Chief Scientist for Western Australia where he has displayed great leadership in developing science policy.