Arthur Fonville Award winners 2017
Nov 2017: Congratulations to the two winners of this year's Arthur Fonville Award for stroke research.
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"
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.
More about the competition on the Research to Understand Stroke due to Haemorrhage (RUSH) webpage
Brain vascular disease & stroke research at the Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences