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Three Blizard Institute researchers win prizes at William Harvey Day 2014

William Harvey Day – Tuesday 21st October 2014


The Blizard Institute is pleased to announce that three of its researchers have won prizes at  the Barts and The London School of Medicine’s 2014 William Harvey Day on Tuesday 21st October.

Dr Thivi Maruthappu, a PhD student from the Centre for Cutaneous Research, won the prize for best oral presentation for her talk "iRhom2: a novel regulator of wound healing".

Our researchers also won two of the four poster prizes:

Heather McMullen, a Doctoral Research Fellow in the Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, won in the Population Health category for her poster “Promoting rapid testing for HIV in primary care: RHIVA2 cluster randomized controlled trial and cost effectiveness study”.

Dr Orli Thau-Zuckman, a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in the Centre for Neuroscience and Trauma, won in the Translational Medicine/Dentistry category for her poster “An omega-3 fatty acid as a novel therapeutic agent for acute intervention after traumatic brain injury”.

Congratulations to all the winners and a big thank you to everyone from the Blizard Institute who contributed to such a successful day.

Further information about William Harvey day can be found on the Barts and The Londn School of Medicine and Dentistry website here.



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