Prizes all round

Congratulations to three members of the Department who have all recently won prizes:

  • Mr Daniel Leff won the prestigious Gukas Prize, given annually form the Norwich Medical School for the best graduate on the Master of Surgery in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery degree.
  • Dr Susannah Clarke won the Royal Academy of Engineering’s prestigious silver medal, which is awarded to individuals who can turn remarkable technical achievements into commercial success. Clarke’s pioneering idea of using a 3D printer to make fully customisable surgical instruments at the click of a button has already been put to use in more than 400 surgeries.
  • Dr James Alexander won £500 at the ‘Endoscopy dragons den’ for his in vivo iendoscope project.
  • Jose Vicente Torres-Perez, (PhD Student with Dr. Istvan Nagy) who got awarded a travel grant from the Imperial College Trust (General Funds) to attend the 9th Congress of the European Pain Federation, Vienna, Austria, 2 – 5 September 2015, where he will be presenting his poster titled “Can Nav1.7 be targeted for controlling pain after burn injury?”

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