A New Zealand researcher has been recognised for a major breakthrough in the treatment of a virus which causes liver failure.
Professor Edward Gane was one of more than a dozen researchers and
scholars awarded medals by the Royal Society of New Zealand at a
ceremony in Wellington last night.
Professor Gane, from Auckland City Hospital and the Auckland District
Health Board, received the Liley Medal for his work on an improved
treatment for hepatitis C, which is a major cause of liver failure in