WA Science Hall of Fame
Professor Carol Bower, from Telethon Kids Institute, was inducted into the WA Science Hall of Fame for her lifelong contribution to child health and particularly her research on folate and neural tube defects. She was part of an international team that confirmed a link between maternal intake of folate and the prevention of neural tube defects such as spina bifida in babies.
Professor Bower is currently the Co-Director of the FASD Research Australia Centre of Research Excellence working in the area of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.
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