Dr Nicole Seebacher
Dr Nicole Seebacher was the winner of the Harvey Norman Young Woman of the Year Award at the 2017 NSW Women of the Year Awards.
Nicole Seebacher is a medical student at the University of Sydney with a passionate interest in cancer and cardiovascular research. She has continued this research in a voluntary capacity following completion of her PhD in Medicine in 2015.
Nicole’s research focuses on the development of novel agents that target drug-resistant cancers, which are the most aggressive and difficult to treat. The success of this research has contributed to current clinical trials, treating patients with advanced tumours in Australia.
Nicole is also an active member of Level Medicine, a not-for-profit group advocating for gender equity in medicine. Recently, she wrote a policy for gender equity in medicine on behalf of Level Medicine and is currently assisting with their senate submission into gender economic equality.
In 2017, Nicole has volunteered her time to mentor Indigenous Australians in the AIME (The Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience) program and for Rotaract (Rotary International Youth Program).