Robert Guerin Research Prize

The Garnett Passe Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation (GPRWMF) award an annual prize for the best adjudged trainee research.

The prize is presented at the Robert Guerin Meeting.

The prize consists of a GPRWMF Certificate, free registration and an opportunity to present as a speaker at the next Frontiers Meeting. (Australian trainees only).


Robert Guerin Research Prize 2022

The prize will comprise of GPRWMF Certificatefree registration and an opportunity to present as a speaker the next Frontiers Meeting.

Thank you to the Trainees who submitted their Research Projects.

The Board of OHNS Research Subcommittee have adjudged the following as the top 5 research projects and these are now with GPRWMF Board who will select the winner.

Aaron Esmaili

A retrospective cohort study on false positive diffusion weighted MRI in the detection of cholesteatoma

Campbell Schmidt 

Forehead flap reconstruction in a regional centre

Claire Frauenfelder

Outcomes for head and neck cancer patients admitted to intensive care in Australia and New Zealand between 2000 and 2016

Mark Quick

Endoscopic Management of Early Stage Middle Ear Paragangliomas – An Australian Case Series

Rachel Goggin

Viral presence and the bacterial microbiome in chronic rhinosinusitis



2021 Winner - Dr Giri Krishnan

Metastatic and sentinel lymph node mapping using intravenously delivered Panitumumab-IRDye800CW
Giri Krishnan1,2, Nynke S. van den Berg1, Naoki Nishio1, Georgina Juniper1, Jaqueline Pei1, Quan Zhou1, Guolan Lu1, Yu-Jin Lee1, Kimberly Ramos3, Andrei H. Iagaru3, Fred M. Baik1, Alexander D. Colevas4, Brock A. Martin5, Eben L. Rosenthal1

2020 Winner - Dr Jake Jervis Bardy

Examining the Evidence for an Adult Healthy Middle Ear Microbiome
Jake Jervis-Bardy, a,b Lex E. X. Leong,c,d Lito E. Papanicolas,c,d Kerry L. Ivey,d,e Sharad Chawla,a Charmaine M. Woods, a Claire Frauenfelder, a Eng H. Ooi, a Geraint B. Rogers c,d

2019 Winner - Dr Nathan Creber

A comparison of cochlear distribution and glucocorticoid receptor activation in local and systemic dexamethasone drug delivery regimes
Nathan J. Creber a, *, Hayden T. Eastwood a, Amy J. Hampson a, Justin Tan a, Stephen J. O’Leary a