Gates Scholar wins NC3R prize

  • January 30, 2009

Congratulations to Gates Scholar Tom Johnson (2006) (pictured below left) and his mentor Dr Keith Martin (pictured below right). The pair have been awarded the prestigious NC3R prize for their paper on a new model that can be used to investigate stem cell therapy for retinal disease, which will replace the use of animals in this crucial field. 

Tom JohnsonDr Keith Martin

 

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Tom is currently completing his PhD at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, MD, USA in collaboration with the University of Cambridge Centre for Brain Repair.

For further information on Tom’s prize-winning paper and an abstract of it, please see:

http://www.nc3rs.org.uk/news.asp?id=1010

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