Past Academic Foundation Trainees Prize Presentation Winners

Academic Foundation Trainees Prize Presentation 2014

Jo Piper – Systematic review of the effects of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) intervention on early child development

Zaid Al-Nakeeb - Pharmacodynamics of amphotericin B deoxycholate (DAmB), liposomal amphotericin B (LAmB) and amphotericin B lipid complex (ABLC) against Aspergillus fumigatus

Maria Paes - Delayed Prescribing of Regular Medications in Acute Admissions.

Afeef Aslam - The Unfolded Protein Response (UPR) chaperone GRP78, as a novel biomarker and/or therapeutic target in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck (SCCHN).

Tristan Townsend - Foundation trainees’ experience of teaching in the clinical environment.

Luke Boyle - Circulation Vitamin D and Adipose Inflammation

Winners:  Luke Boyle and Tristan Townsend – Oral Presentation

Poster: Steven Zhao

Academic Foundation Trainees Prize Presentation Winners 2013

Matthew Parry’s presentation  - Cardiopulmonary exercise variables predict postoperative in-hospital morbidity after major rectal cancer surgery – a blinded observational study.

Colin Thorbinson’s presentation  - Activation of the Toll-Like Receptor Pathway by Juvenile Systemic Lupus Erythematosus derived Neutrophil Extracellular Traps

Academic Clinical Fellows Research Presentations & Prizes 2014

Poster Presentation prizes

Joint first: Dr Graham Powell  “Pharmacogenetic testing and carbamazepine – the physicians perspective) (2011 ACF Neurology) and Dr Elspeth Anwar “Are interventions to promote healthy eating equally effective for all?” (2012, ACF Public Health) 

Oral Presentation prize winners

Joint winners: Emily Lees “Clostridium difficile in infants and children CDIC Study” (2012 ACF paediatrics) and Dr Thomas Morgan “Differences in disease phenotypes and severity between juvenile and adult onset systematics lupus erythematosus ”  (2011 ACF Paediatrics) 

Academic Clinical Lecturers Prize Presentations 2014

Dr. Jamie Rylance ‘Making sense of CHAPS: the Childhood HIV associated Pulmonary Syndrome’ (Presentation)

Peter McPhereson Public Health ‘A school health worker and household intervention to prevention tuberculosis infection in Malawi: a feasibility and acceptability study’ (Poster Presentation)

Academic Clinical Fellows Research Presentation & Prizes 2015

Oral Presentation winners

1st Dr. Andrew McCallum - A pharmacogenetic assessment of rifampicin and isoniazid pharmacokinetic exposure in a Malawian population

2nd Dr. Mark Ellul - Autoantibodies in children with acute encephalitis syndrome in Nepal


Poster presentation winner:

Dr. Seamus Coyle - 'How long have I got?' - The biology of dying: verifying biomarkers as prognosistic indicators in patiens with advanced cancer.

Academic Foundation Trainees Research Presentations and Prizes 2015 (30th June, 2015)

Oral Presentation Winners

1st Dr. Joanne Ong - Expression of Low-Density Granulocytes and Histone Citrullination in Juvenile-onset systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

2nd Dr. Samia Elkommos - Hippocampal internal architecture and postoperative seizure outcome in temporal lobe epilepsy


Poster Presentation winner:

Dr. Patrick Green -  Impact of birth location on outcomes in gastroschisis: a 10 year national review. 

Academic Clinical Lecturer Research Presentations and Prizes 2015 (26th November, 2015)

Oral Presentation Winners

1st Amara Nwosu - The use of bioelectrical impedance vector analysis (BIVA) to assess hydration in patients with advanced cancer in a specialist palliative care inpatient unit.

2nd Lance Turtle -  Protection against symptomatic JEV infection associated with priming of broadly flavivirus-crossreactive CD8+ T cell responses in humans

Poster Presentation Winners

1st Peter McPherson - METEOR: Malawi Epidemiology of Tuberculosis exposure study

2nd Seamus Coyle - A Process to Dying? Metabolomic changes in urine towards the end of life


Academic Foundation Trainee - Prize Presentation 2016

Joint Oral presentation winners:

Guleed Adnan - Neuropsychological sequelae of viral meningitis

Tristan Boam - Influence of Ascl 1 transcription factor activity on neuroblastoma tumourigenesis in a chick embryo model

Best poster Presentation:

Bilal Ghani


Academic Foundation Trainee - Prize Presentation 2017

Joing Oral presentation Winners:

Charles Earnshaw - CD8 T cell response to HPV vaccine antigen in nasopharynx associated lymphoid tissue provides insight into potential protection against oropharyngeal cancer

Harry Hutchins - Rise of the superbug: detecting carbapenemase - Producing entobacteriaceae in the Royal Liverpool Hosptial


Best Poster Presentation:

Shanthi Beglinger - Using in-situ simulation to identify latent errors in the new critical care unit


Academic Clinical Fellow - Prize Presentation 2017

Oral Presentation winner: Dr. Stephen Zhao " The effect of alcohol comsumption on disease activity in axial spondyloarthritis"

Runner Up - Dr. Laura Chadwick - "Stem cell transplantation for refractory Behcet's syndrome: systematical review and a case series from Liverpool Behcets Centre of Excellence."


Best Poster Presentation Winner: Dr. Kit Sampat - Use of th echick embryo model of neuroblastoma for testing chemotherapy agents.


Academic Clinical Lecturer - Prize Presentation Winners 2017

Best Oral Presentation Winner:  Dr. Ben Micheals - Identifying immunomodulatory targets to reduce leucocyte infiltration in viral encephalitis.


Best Poster Presenation Winner: Dr. Janet Scott -  Post Ebola Syndrome, Sierra Lenone 2017