The Ramaciotti Foundations are collectively one of the largest private contributors to biomedical research in Australia, and have granted more than $52.5 million to research projects since 1970.
For over 40 years the Foundations have had a significant impact on scientific research in Australia and the health and wellbeing of people worldwide.
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The prestigious Ramaciotti Medal for Excellence in Biomedical Research went to Professor Kathryn North AM, Douglas Burrows Professor of Paediatrics and Child Health at the University of Sydney and Head of the Institute for Neuroscience and Muscle Research at the Children's Hospital, Westmead.
Professor North received worldwide recognition for leading the team that discovered a skeletal muscle gene (ACTN3) linked to athletic muscle performance and function, dubbed 'the gene for speed'.
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