Professor Veronica James
Professor James has worked on breast cancer since the 1980s and developed Fibre Diffraction Diagnosis, a method to detect cancer using x-rays of nail clippings or skin. Her research also embraces other forms of cancer including colon, renal, prostate, ovarian, lung and melanoma. Her areas of expertise include: Biological Physics, Medical Biochemistry: Proteins And Peptides (Incl. Medical Proteomics), Structural Chemistry And Spectroscopy, Physical Chemistry Of Materials, Medicinal & Biomolecular Chemistry , Oncology & Carcinogenesis. Publications: https://www.researchers.anu.edu.au/researchers/james-v
Prof James has an Order of Australia Medal for her services to the deaf. 1992 Quota South Pacific Breast Cancer Research Award, 1999 American Biographical Institute Woman of the Year and 2004 International Scientist of the Year IBC Cambridge. She has recently been awarded an honorary doctorate of Science from Cambridge.