Prizes for CCBS clinical fellows at national neurologists' meeting

Prizes for CCBS clinical fellows at national neurologists' meeting

 

Monday, 10 June, 2019

Three CCBS clinical research fellows were award recipients and finalists at the recent Association of British Neurologists annual meeting. 

Dr Gashirai Mbizvo won the 2019 Charles Symonds Prize for the best platform presentation by a junior neurologist. The prize was for his talk on the Scottish Epilepsy Deaths Study (SEDS).

Dr Arpan Mehta won the 2019 Charles Symonds Prize for the best poster presentation for his work, entitled "Dysregulated axonal homeostasis in C9orf72 ALS motor neurones". 

Dr Patrick Kearns was among the five finalists in the poster competition, and is researching the causes and distribution of multiple sclerosis, particularly the environmental causes of the disease.