In Papua New Guinea, 1500+ women die every year from childbirth-related causes – 80 times higher than in Australia. And these deaths are, mostly, preventable.
Eva finished her Bachelor of Science degree with a pathology/immunology double major at The University of Melbourne and started her scientific career at ARI where she completed her Honours degree with a first author publication. She worked as a Research Assistant most recently as a Research Assistant/Flow Cytometrist at St Vincents Institute.
Eva has worked on a variety of areas including platelets and tetraspanin interactions, human and mouse T-cells and immune reactions specific to rheumatoid arthritis and diabetes, as well as participation in the human islet isolation and transplant program at St. Vincent’s Institute.