Geelong, Australia May 8, 2019 – Prevatex Pty Ltd an emerging life sciences company focussed on developing and bringing to market next generation probiotics to restore and maintain a healthy maternal microbiome during pregnancy, is pleased to report that Professor Peter Vuillermin has been awarded The Rue Wright Memorial Award of the The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) for 2019.

The Rue Wright Memorial Award is presented to the researcher who best demonstrates excellence of hypothesis, scientific merit and relevance to Community Child health in an oral presentation at the RACP Congress.

“We are delighted that The  Royal Australasian College of Physicians has recognisedthe excellence of Professor Vuillermin and his colleagues from the Barwon Infant Study” said Dr Greg Collier, PhD, Executive Chairman of Prevatex. “Peter and his team have built a very strong scientific foundation upon which Prevatex plans to develop and commercialise probiotic products to assist with the reduction and control of infant allergies and behaviour challenges.”