The 2016 Heineken Prize for Medicine

Prof. Steve Jackson of the Wellcome Trust/ Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge, has won the 2016 Dr A. H. Heineken Prize for Medicine, for "his fundamental research into DNA repair in human cells and for the successful application of knowledge of that process in the development of new cancer drugs".

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The BMJ Awards 2016

Prof Rebecca Fitzgerald (MRC Cancer Unit) and her Upper GI team recently received a Gastroenterology Team Award from the BMJ (Cytosponge – find cancer early). The BMJ Awards are the UKs premier medical awards programme, recognising and celebrating the inspirational work done by doctors and their teams.

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Biochemical Society Thudichum Medal 2017

David Rubinsztein (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research) has been awarded the 2017 Thudichum Medal from the Biochemical Society for his outstanding contributions to the field of neuroscience.

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