Name: BLACKBURN, Elizabeth Helen

Award: Companion of the Order of Australia

Post-nominal: AC

Date granted: 26 January 2010

State: California

Suburb: San Francisco

Postcode: 94158-2517

Country: United States of America

Citation:

For eminent service to science as a leader in the field of biomedical research, particularly through the discovery of telomerase and its role in the development of cancer and ageing of cells and through contributions as an international adviser in Bioethics.