Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences

Arthur Fonville Award winners 2017

Nov 2017: Congratulations to the two winners of this year's Arthur Fonville Award for stroke research.

Arthur Fonville Award winners 2017
Jason Chan and Arina Tamborska (centre) are presented the award by Arthur Fonville's parents (right) and Professor Rustam Al-Shahi Salman (left).

The winners of this year's competition and the titles of their winning essays were:

Arina Tamborska, "Characteristics of randomised trials of stroke due to intracerebral haemorrhage: systematic review"

and

Jason Chan, "Meta-analysis of randomized-controlled trial data: efficacy of endovascular thrombectomy for the treatment of large-volume ischemic stroke"

Many congratulations to both!

About the award

The Arthur Fonville Award is a prize for a 1,500 word dissertation summarising a research project into any aspect of stroke, conducted by a medical student registered at the University of Edinburgh in their clinical years. There is a prize of £100 for the best entry.

This posthumous award was established in memory of Arthur Fonville, a medical student from the University of Amsterdam, who worked with the Research to Understand Stroke due to Haemorrhage (RUSH) team in Edinburgh 2011-2013 and died in September 2014.

Related links

Arthur Fonville Award winners 2016

Arthur Fonville Award winners 2015

Brain vascular disease & stroke research at the Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences

Research to Understand Stroke due to Haemorrhage (RUSH)