Other Awards

2020 Virtual Online Meeting

Medical Student Prize

THE EFFECT OF MALNUTRITION ON EARLY OUTCOMES AFTER CANCER SURGERY: AN INTERNATIONAL PROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY

Aya M Riad, Stephen R Knight, Ewen M Harrison on behalf of GlobalSurg Collaborative
University of Edinburgh

RCS(Eng) Research Fellows Symposium Prize

ACID CERAMIDASE: A POTENTIAL BIOMARKER FOR LOCALLY ADVANCED RECTAL CANCER

Rachael Elizabeth Clifford1, Naren Govindarajah 1, David Bowden 1, Paul Sutton 1, Jason Parsons 1, Dale Vimalachandran 2
(1) The Institute of Translational Medicine, The University of Liverpool, (2) The Countess of Chester Hospital

2020 Virtual Online Meeting

RSM Future Projects Prize

058 A PROSPECTIVE TRIAL OF AUGMENTED REALTIY IN UNDERGRADUATE SURGICAL TRAINING

A Munteanu (1), J Luck (2), M Greenfeld (1), M Billingsley (2) A Mosahebi. University College London Medical School, Royal Free Hospital.


ASiT Prize and Surgical Education Winner

SO YOU WANT TO BE A ROBOTIC SURGEON? THE EFFECT OF BASELINE PSYCHOMOTOR ABILITY AND VIDEO-GAME EXPERIENCE ON ROBOTIC SURGICAL SKILL: A RANDOMISED CONTROL TRIAL

D Hay, K Ahmed, P Dasgupta, B Challacombe MRC Centre for Transplantation, King’s College London, London, UK; (2) King’s Health Partners, Department of Urology, Guy’s Hospital, London, UK


Medical Student and Systematic Reviews Winner

SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND PROPORTIONAL META-ANALYSIS OF SURVIVAL FOLLOWING NEOADJUVANT CHEMORADIATION AND LIVER TRANSPLANTATION IN UNRESECTABLE HILAR CHOLANGIOCARCINOMA

WA Cambridge, RV Guest University of Edinburgh


Dragon’s Den Session Winner

“European iNvestigation of Survelliance after Resection for Esophageal cancer”

Jessie Elliott


RCS(Eng) Research Fellows Symposium Winner

THE CLIFF AND CONOR STUDIES � NOVEL ASSESSMENT TOOLS IN COLORECTAL LIVER METASTASES (CLIFF STUDY – CHANGE IN LIVER FUNCTION AND FAT IN PRE-OPERATIVE CHEMOTHERAPY FOR COLORECTAL LIVER METASTASES, CONOR STUDY

KL Parmar (1,2,3), C Slawinski (1,2,3), L Malcomson (1,2,3), D OReilly (4), JW Valle (1,3), M Braun (3), JH Naish (5), SR Williams (6), AG Renehan (1,2,3) 1. Division of Cancer Sciences, School of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, University of Manchester 2. Manchester Cancer Research Centre, NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre, Manchester 3. The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester 4. Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, Manchester University Foundation Hospitals, Manchester 5. Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, School of Medical Science, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, University of Manchester 6. Centre for Imaging Sciences, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, University of Manchester


Experimental Human Research Winner

THE SENTINEL LYMPH NODE TECHNIQUE IN THE ENDOMETRIAL CANCER

H.Bouaziz, S.Sghaier, M.Slimane, L.Zabaar, H.Bouzaiene, K.Rahal Salah Azaiez Institute Tunis Tunisia


Qualitative Research Winner

SINGLE CENTRE EXPERIENCE OF SIROLIMUS THERAPY IN HEAD AND NECK VASCULAR MALFORMATIONS

C Pang (1,2), N Evans (1), A Papadopoulou (3), M Khalifa (3), J Tsui (1,2,4), G Hamilton (1,2), CS Lim (1,2,4) , J Brookes (1,3) (1) Royal Free Vascular Malformation Service, Department of Vascular Surgery, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom, London (2) Department of Surgical Biotechnology, Division of Surgery & Interventional Science, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University College London, UK (3) Department of Interventional Radiology, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK (4) NIHR UCLH Biomedical Research Centres, London, UK


Breast Session Winner

GREMLIN-1 PROMOTES TUMOURIGENESIS AND METASTASIS IN HER2 POSITIVE BREAST CANCER

C.Zabkiewicz, L.Ye, R.Hargest Cardiff University


Basic Sciences Winner

TARGETING THE RENAL TUBULAR EPITHELIUM WITH ANTI-MIRNA THERAPY: A POTENTIAL MECHANISM FOR MINIMISING ISCHAEMIA REPERFUSION INJURY

E Irwin (1), E Thompson (1), S Tingle (1), P Ezuma (1), L Matthews (1), L Bates (1), V Shuttleworth (2), S Ali (2), N Sheerin (2), C Wilson (1) (1) NIHR Blood and Transplant Research Unit, Institute of Transplant, Freeman Hospital (2) Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University


Cohort Studies Winner

THE IMPACT OF RADIOTHERAPY ON PATIENT-REPORTED OUTCOMES OF IMMEDIATE IMPLANT-BASED BREAST RECONSTRUCTION: RESULTS OF A PROSPECTIVE MULTICENTRE COHORT STUDY

E Sewart (1), N Turner (1), EJ Conroy (2), R Cutress (3), J Skillman (4), L Whisker (5), S Thrush (6), N Barnes (7), C Holcombe (8), S Potter (1,9), on behalf of the iBRA Steering Group and the Breast Reconstruction Research Collaborative (1) University of Bristol, (2) University of Liverpool, (3) University of Southampton, (4) University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, (5) Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, (6) Worcester Royal Hospital, (7) Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, (8) Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital, (9) North Bristol NHS Trust


Poster Session 1 Winner

EFFECT OF VITAMIN C AND COLD ON GROWTH FACTOR RELEASE FROM PLATELET-RICH PLASMA

T Tomouk (1,2), S Talaat (1,2), O Smith (1,2), A Mosahebi (1,2) 1. University College London; 2. Royal Free Hospital, London


Poster Session 2 Winner

THE RELIABILITY OF VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLISM RISK ASSESSMENT TOOLS FOLLOWING FREE FLAP RECONSTRUCTION OF THE LOWER EXTREMITIES

L Geoghegan (1), J Super (1), S Onida (1), S Hettiaratchy (2), A Davies (1) (1) Department of Vascular Surgery, Imperial College NHS Trust (2)Department of Plastic Surgery, Imperial College NHS Trust


Poster Session 3 Winner

EVALUATING AND DEVELOPING A TEACHING TOOL ON FAECAL INCONTINENCE IN THE UNDERGRADUATE MEDICAL CURRICULUM

CH LI(1), J.Parker(2) , N.Reeve(2), J.Cornish(2) 1 University of Cardiff, Medical school 2 General Surgery, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff


2019 – The Royal Society of Medicine London

RSM Future Projects Prize

O35 SIMULATION IN UROLOGICAL TRAINING AND EDUCATION (SIMULATE): A RANDOMISED CONTROLLED CLINICAL AND EDUCATIONAL TRIAL TO DETERMINE THE EFFECT OF STRUCTURED SIMULATION-BASED SURGICAL TRAINING

A Aydin (1), K Ahmed (1,2), N Raison (1), T Abe (1,3), A Serdar Gözen (4), J Rassweiler (4), T Knoll (5), F Moltzahn (6), G Thalmann (6), A Skolarikos (7), N Shinohara (3), W Zhu (8), G Zeng (8), A Lantz (9), B Chew (10), J Sfakianos (11), M Gupta (11), M.Shamim Khan (1,2), P Dasgupta (1,2) (1) MRC Centre for Transplantation, King’s College London, London, United Kingdom, (2) Dept. of Urology, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK, (3) Dept. of Urology, Hokkaido University Hospital, Sapporo, Japan, (4) Dept. of Urology, SLK Kliniken, University of Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Germany, (5) Dept. of Urology, Klinikverbund Südwest, Sindelfingen, Germany, (6) Dept. of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland, (7) Dept. of Urology, Sismanoglio Hospital, Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece, (8) Dept. of Urology, First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, China, (9) Dept. of Urology, Dalhousie University, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, (10) Dept. of Urology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, (11) Dept. of Urology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA


Medical Student Prize Winner

O59 THE ROLES OF EPH-EPHRIN SIGNALLING IN PATTERNING VENOUS VALVE FORMATION

J Walker (1), C Seet (1), T Makinen (2), A Patel (1), P Saha (1), B Modarai (1), O Lyons (1), A Smith (1) (1) Academic Department of Vascular Surgery, School of Cardiovascular Medicine and Sciences, BHF Centre of Research Excellence, King’s College London, St Thomas’ Hospital, UK (2) Rudbeck Laboratory, Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology, Uppsala University, Sweden


President’s Poster Prize Winner

P04 DO ENDOSCOPIC SINUS SURGERY (ESS) IMPROVE LONG-TERM HEALTH RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE (HRQOL) OUTCOMES IN CHRONIC RHINOSINUSITIS?

N Hong Ta, Norwich Medical School – James Paget University Hospital.


2018 – The University of Nottingham

RSM Future Projects Prize

058 A PROSPECTIVE TRIAL OF AUGMENTED REALTIY IN UNDERGRADUATE SURGICAL TRAINING

A Munteanu (1), J Luck (2), M Greenfeld (1), M Billingsley (2) A Mosahebi. University College London Medical School, Royal Free Hospital.


ASiT Training and Education Prize Winner

O99 A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF THE APPLICATIONS OF TELEMENTORING FOR SURGEONS

S Erridge, DKT Yeung, S Purkayastha. Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, UK.


Medical Student Prize Winner

O41 EPH-EPHRIN SIGNALING REGULATES VENOUS VALVE DEVELOPMENT

C Seet (1), O Lyons (1), A Arnold (2), S Padayachee (2), S Mansour (3), P Ostergaard (3), P Mortimer (3), T Makinen (4), A Smith (1). (1) Academic Department of Vascular Surgery, Cardiovascular Research Division, KCL, St Thomas’ Hospital, UK. (2) Ultrasonic Angiology, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, UK (3) SW Thames Regional Genetics Service, St George’s Hospital, UK; (4) Rudbeck Laboratory, Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology, Uppsala University, Sweden.


BBA Gibson Prize Winner

BP14 RESULTS OF THE IBRA-2 PROSPECTIVE MULTICENTRE COHORT STUDY: DOES IMMEDIATE BREAST RECONSTRUCTION DELAY DELIVERY OF ADJUVANT TREATMENT?

iBRA-2 Steering Group, Breast Reconstruction Research Collaborative. Wexham Park Hospital.


BBA Jackson’s Prize Winner

BP6 COOLING OF EXPERIMENTAL HUMAN BURNS REDUCES INJURY THROUGH INHIBITION OF THE COMPLEMENT AND COAGULATION CASCADES

H Wright (1,2), M Tyler (2), A Harris (1), D Furniss (3). (1) Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, (2) Department of Plastic Surgery, Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury, (3) Botnar Research Centre, University of Oxford.


BBA Visiting Professor’s Award

BP26 STEM CELL-ENRICHED LIPOTRANSFER REVERSES FACIAL FIBROSIS IN SYSTEMIC SCLEROSIS

A Almadori (1,2,4), CM Ryan (1,2,4), M Griffin (1,2,4), E Hansen (2), CP Denton (3), PEM Butler (1,2,4). (1) UCL Division of Surgery & Interventional Science, University College London, London, UK. (2) Department of Plastic Surgery, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust Hospital, London, UK (3) Center for Rheumatology, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust Hospital, London, UK. (4) The Charles Wolfson Center for Reconstructive Surgery, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK.


BBA Medical Student Prize

BP11 IDENTIFYING INTENTIONAL PAEDIATRIC SCALDS INJURIES – A SYNTHESIS OF UK EXPERT OPINION.

JA Ward, JD Cormack, G Phillips, P Dziewulski. St Andrew’s Centre for Plastic Surgery & Burns.


2017 – Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

RSM Future Projects Prize

EVALUATING SUITABILITY OF ADIPOSE DERIVED STEM CELLS FROM CANCER PATIENTS FOR USE IN BREAST REGENERATION

N O’Halloran (1), AJ Lowery (2), MJ Kerin (1)
(1) Department of Surgery, The Lambe Institute, National University of Ireland Galway (2) Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick


ASiT Training and Education Prize Winner

VALIDATION OF A NEW ENT-EMERGENCIES COURSE FOR FIRST-ON-CALL DOCTORS

C Swords (1), ME Smith (1), J Wasson (1), A Qayyum (2), J Tysome (1)
(1) Addenbrooke’s Hospital (2) Peterborough City Hospital


Medical Student Prize Winner

URINARY ANTIMICROBIAL PROTEIN LEVELS AND FUNCTION ARE SIGNIFICANTLY DEGRADED BY PANCREAS TRANSPLANT EXOCRINE SECRETIONS

M Byrne (1,2), A Singh (1,2), C Mowbray (1), A Ali (1), L Bates (2), J Hall (1), CH Wilson (2)
(1) Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom (2) Department of HPB and Transplant Surgery, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom


NIAA Perioperative Care Day Prize Winner

A RANDOMISED, CONTROLLED, DOUBLE-BLIND CROSSOVER STUDY ON THE EFFECTS OF ISOVOLUMETRIC AND ISOEFFECTIVE INFUSIONS OF COLLOID VERSUS CRYSTALLOID ON RENAL PERFUSION, BLOOD FLOW AND VOLUME

D Bragg, C Bradley, EF Cox, AM El-Sharkawy, AH Chowdhury, ST Francis, DN Lobo
University of Nottingham and Nottingham University Hospitals, Nottingham, UK


BBA Gibson Prize Winner

DOES THE USE OF A KNOWN OBJECT IN A STATIC IMAGE IMPROVE THE ACCURACY OF BURN SIZE ESTIMATION

K Smith, S Jivan and S Southern
Pinderfields Hospital


BBA Gibson Prize Runner-up

A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF OBJECTIVE BURN SCAR MEASUREMENTS

KC Lee, J Dretzke, L Grover, A Logan, N Moiemen
University of Birmingham, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham


BBA Jackson’s Prize Winner

IS THROMBOCYTOPENIA A MARKER FOR SEPSIS AND MORTALITY IN SEVERE BURNS?

LD Cato (1,2), CM Wearn (1,2,3), J Bishop (2), P Harrison (1,2), N Moiemen (1,3)
(1) The Scar Free Foundation, Birmingham Centre for Burns Research, Birmingham UK, (2) Institute of Inflammation and Ageing, University of Birmingham, UK, (3) Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust


BBA Jackson’s Prize Runner-up

BP13 OUTCOME MEASURES REPORTED IN PUBLISHED CLINICAL RESEARCH STUDIES OF INTERVENTIONS FOR PATIENTS WITH CRANIOSYNOSTOSIS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

TE Pidgeon (1,10), Y Al Omran (2, 10), R Farwana (3,10), K Phan (4, 10), B Al-Dulaimy (5,10), A Radhakrishnan (6,10), L Kurar (7, 10), A Szczap (8,10), M-A Sujan (9)

(1) Andrews Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns, Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford, UK (2) Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, Reading, UK (3) University of Birmingham, B15 2TT (4) University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia (5) Leighton Hospital NHS Trust, Mid-Cheshire, UK (6) University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, UK (7) Darent Valley Hospital, Darenth Wood Road, Dartford, UK (8) Lister Hospital, Department of General Surgery, Stevenag (9) Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, UK



2016 – Royal College of Surgeons of England

RSM Future Projects Prize

1st prize:
EVALUATION OF A NOVEL MITOCHONDRIA-TARGETED ANTI-OXIDANT THERAPY FOR ISCHAEMIC REPERFUSION INJURY IN A MODEL OF KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION

OM Hamed, S Hosgood, A Logan, A Dare, A Barlow, J Martin, N Georgakopoulos, G Pettigrew, E Bolton, A Bradley, M Nicholson, M Murphy, K Saeb-Parsy. University of Cambridge.

2nd prize:
MULTI-CENTRE BLIND VALIDATION DIAGNOSTIC STUDY OF NON-INVASIVE EXHALED BREATH ANALYSIS FOR THE PREDICTION OF OESOPHAGO-GASTRIC CANCER

SR Markar (1), J Lagergren (2), GB Hanna (1). (1) Division of Surgery, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, United Kingdom; (2) Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

Medical Student Prize

GENETICALLY ENGINEERED EXOSOMES AS A NOVEL METHOD FOR DELIVERY OF THERAPEUTIC MICRORNAS.

K St John, K O Brien, S Khan, DP Joyce, MJ Kerin, RM Dwyer. Discipline of Surgery, Lambe Institute for Translational Research, School of Medicine, National University of Ireland Galway.

ASiT Training & Education Prize

MOOC – AN ON-LINE EDUCATIONAL PLATFORM FOR TOMORROW’S SURGEONS

BL Green (1), S Smith (2), M Maruthappu (3), YKB Ng (4).(1) School of Medicine, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK, (2) University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge, UK, (3) Chair and Chief Executives Office, NHS England, (4) Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, Fulham Road, London UK.

BOA Prize

MEDIAL HEEL LATERAL PUSH TEST: THE FIRST CLINICAL EXAMINATION OF SPRING LIGAMENT INTEGRITY ARTICLE

A Magan1,2, A Devany2, A Memarzadeh2, V Pasters2, S Sharrif3, C Pasapula2.1Addenbrookes Hospital, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 2Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Kings Lynn, United Kingdom, 3Medway NHS Trust, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Kent, United Kingdom.

BBA Gibson Prize

DIEP FREE FLAP BREAST RECONSTRUCTION: REVIEW OF IMPACT OF SURGICAL PROCEDURE ON DONOR SITE MORBIDITY

T Tomouk (1), AT Mohan (2,3,4), A Azizi (1), E Conci (1), EB Brickley (5), CM Malata (2,6). (1) University of Cambridge, School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge, UK (2) Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department, Addenbrooke’s University Hospital, Cambridge, UK (3) Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA (4) Research Fellow at Restoration of Appearance and Function charitable Trust (RAFT), UK (5) University of Cambridge, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Cambridge, UK (6) Postgraduate Medical Institute at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge and Chelmsford, UK.

BBA Jackson Prize

THE HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS IN MINOR OUTPATIENT LOCAL ANAESTHESIA PROCEDURES (OPLA)

SL Lee, C Yip, BK Chew. Glasgow Royal Infirmary.


2015 – Durham University

RSM Future Projects Prize

1st prize:
THE IBRA (IMPLANT BREAST RECONSTRUCTION EVALUATION STUDY) A PROSPECTIVE MULTICENTRE COHORT STUDY TO INFORM THE FEASIBILITY AND CONDUCT A PRAGMATIC RANDOMISED CLINICAL TRIAL COMPARING NEW TECHNIQUES OF IMPLANT-BASED BREAST RECONSTRUCTION

The iBRA Research Collaborative. University of Bristol

2nd prize:
MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING USING ULTRASMALL SUPERPARAMAGNETIC PARTICLES OF IRON OXIDE IN PATIENTS UNDER SURVEILLANCE FOR ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSMS TO PREDICT RUPTURE OR SURGICAL REPAIR: MRI FOR ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSMS TO PREDICT RUPTURE OR SURGERY

OMB McBride (1,2), RO Forsythe (1,2), AT Vesey (1), JMJ Robson (1,2), C Berry (3), PJ Burns (2), RTA Chalmers (2), BJ Doyle (4), OJ Garden (1), K Goodman (1), C Graham (1), PR Hoskins (1), R Holdsworth (5), TJ MacGillivray (1), G McKillop (6), GD Murray (1), K Oatey (1), G Roditi (7), SI Semple (1), WP Stuart (8), EJR van Beek (1), DE Newby (1)
(1) University of Edinburgh (2) Department of Vascular Surgery, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (3) University of Glasgow (4) University of Western Australia (5) Forth Valley Royal Hospital (6) Department of Radiology, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (7) Glasgow Royal Infirmary (8) Western Infirmary, Glasgow.

Medical Student Prize

TRAINING AND ASSESSING TECHNICAL AND NON-TECHNICAL SKILLS FOR URETERSOCOPY WITHIN A SIMULATION-BASED CURRICULUM – A RANDOMISED CONTROL TRIAL

O Brunckhorst (1), S Shahid (1), A Aydin (1), C McIlhenny (2), S Khan (3), JR Syed (4), A Sahai (1), J Brewin (1), F Bello (5), R Kneebone (5), MS Khan (1), P Dasgupta (1), K Ahmed (1). (1) MRC Centre for Transplantation, Kings College London, Department of Urology, Guys and St. Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, Kings Health Partners, London, United Kingdom (2) Fort Valley Royal Hospital, NHS Forth Valley, Larbet, United Kingdom (3) Department of Urology, East Surrey Hospital, Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, Redhill, United Kingdom (4) Department of Urology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, United States (5) Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, St. Marys Hospital Campus, London, United Kingdom.

ASiT Surgical Education Prize

GENERAL SURGERY STILL COMPRISES A SIGNIFICANT PROPORTION OF WORKLOAD EVEN FOR THOSE SUBSPECIALISED

CA Fleming (1), Z KHan (1), GJ Fulton (1, 2), EJ Andrews (1, 3), HP Redmond (1, 4), MA Corrigan (1,4). (1) Department of General Surgery, Cork University Hospital, Ireland; (2) Department of Vascular Surgery, Cork University Hospital, Ireland, (3) Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cork University Hospital, Ireland, (4) Breast Cancer Research Centre, Cork University Hospital, Ireland.

2014 – Robinson College, University of Cambridge

Medical Student Prize

GLIOMA STEM CELLS EXPLOIT HOST ASTROCYTES TO ENHANCE TUMOUR MIGRATORY AND INVASIVE CAPACITY

A Khajuria (1,2), Tabu K (2), Taga T (2). Imperial College London School of Medicine (1), Department of Stem Cell Regulation, Medical Research Institute, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan (2)

ACL/ACF Future Projects Prize

TOWARDS RESTORATIVE NEUROSURGERY: INTERFACING NEURONAL NETWORKS WITH SILICON-BASED MICROELECTRONICS

MA Hughes (1), A Bunting (2), PM Brennan (1), AF Murray (2), MJ Shipston (3)
Division of Clinical Neuroscience, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh (1), Institute for Micro and Nano Systems, University of Edinburgh (2), Centre for Integrative Physiology, University of Edinburgh (3)

2013

RSM MIA Prize – 1st Prize

MYELOID CELLS ARE RECRUITED BY LIVER METASTASES AND AID THEIR DEVELOPMENT

A N Gordon-Weeks, L Zhao, S Y Lim, Y Cao, J Beech, D Allen, S Smart, R J Muschel, Gray Institute for Radiation Oncology and Biology, University of Oxford.

RSM MIA Prize – 2nd Prize

GLOBAL ANALYSIS OF THE SRC-1 AND HOXC11 TRANSCRIPTOMES IDENTIFIES A NOVEL ROLE FOR SRC-1 AND HOXC11 IN SUPPRESSING LUMINAL A MARKERS IN BREAST CANCER

JC Bolger(1), CA Walsh(1), DP McCartan(1), A Cahalin(1), Y Hao(2), J Xu(2), P O’Gaora(2), AD Hill(1), LS Young(1). Endocrine Oncology Research, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin 2 (1), School of Medicine, Conway Institute, University College Dublin (2).

Medical Student Prize

INTERLEUKIN-24 AND LYMPHANGIOGENESIS OF HUMAN BREAST CANCER

N C Frewer, L Ye, P-H Sun, K J, R Hargest, W G Jiang. Metastasis and Angiogenesis Research Group, Institute of Cancer and Genetics (Section of Surgery), Cardiff University School of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff.

Poster of Distinction Prize

ADULT STEM CELLS IN THE HUMAN AND MOUSE SPINAL CORD: WHAT ARE THEIR CHARACTERISTICS AND CAN THEY MIGRATE AND REPLICATE UPON EXPOSURE TO GROWTH FACTORS

S Stokes (1,2), N Mani (1.2), L O’Connor-Read (1,2), M Placzek (1). MRC Centre for Developmental and Biomedical Genetics, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK (1), Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK (2).