Carol Pollock

Carol Pollock

ISN Alfred Newton Richards Award

The Alfred Newton Richards Award rewards outstanding basic research in kidney-related fields.

Professor Pollock holds several awards, including the 2014 Ministerial Award for Excellence in Cardiovascular Research and the 2021 Haiyan Wang Award from the Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology. She received a Vice Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Research from the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences Supervision and was made Officer in the Order of Australia (AO) in 2021 for her distinguished service to nephrology.

Professor Pollock has over 440 publications published in basic research and clinical medicine and over 29,000 citations. She is an inaugural Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences and was recognized as a “Distinguished Professor” by the University of Sydney. She has held several leadership roles within the kidney community at large and ISN, including Scientific Chair of the World Congress of Nephrology in 2013.

Professor Pollock is currently chair of Kidney Health Australia, the New South Wales Bureau of Health Information and the Health Advisory Committee for Lineaire Projects, and deputy chair of the Australian Organ, Tissue and Transplant Authority. She sits on the scientific advisory committee of Pharmaxis Ltd., is a director at Certa Therapeutics and the Photobionics Institute and an ambassador of Business Events Sydney.

Commenting on her award, Professor Pollock says, “I am incredibly honored to be the recipient of this award.”

Professor Pollock will receive her award in Plenary Session 2 on Friday, March 31, 2023, from 10:30-11:30 Bangkok time, in Plenary Halls 2-3. She will then give the talk ‘Novel pathways leading to novel therapies in CKD,’ in ISN Awards Session 1: Alfred Newton Richards Award and Clinical Research Awards on Friday, March 31, 2023, from 11:45-12:45, in MR 110 ABC.