Arthur Fonville Award winners 2016
Nov 2016: Congratulations to the two winners of this year's Arthur Fonville Award for Stroke Research.
The recipients of this year's prize were Vhinoth Sivakumaran & Henry Millar. They were awarded the prize for the excellent joint paper entitled "COL4A2 variants are associated with both lacunar ischemic stroke and deep ICH: collaborative meta-analyses of common genetic variation in six rare familial cerebral small vessel disease genes among 21,500 stroke cases and 41,000 controls".
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.