The RCS is pleased to announce the winners of the Rosetrees Essay Prize 2017. The winning essays below were selected from a field of nine applicants in answer to the following question:
‘Describe how your research project will contribute to improvements in patient care within the next five years?’
Ms Candice Downey MRCS
‘Making surgery safer: Will wireless patch detect complications earlier?’
Ms Ellie Edlmann MRCS
‘Understanding the inflammatory response in chronic subdural haematoma and targeting new drug therapies’
Ms Zita Jessop MRCS
‘3D Bioprinting Cartilage for Facial Reconstruction’
Fellows were awarded their prizes at the RCS Diplomates’ Ceremony on Wednesday 14 March 2018 and we congratulate them all on their achievement.
About The Rosetrees Trust
The Rosetrees Trust is a family charitable trust established in 1987 with the aim of supporting the best in medical research and that which is likely to lead to early diagnosis, treatment, therapies and medication. The Trust has supported the College’s Surgical Research Fellowship Scheme since 2000 and is particularly interested in helping surgeons develop the practical application of their skills and experience for the direct benefit of patients.
Supporting RCS fellows and members
Each year the RCS awards a range of annual prizes, grants, bursaries and fellowships to support travel, education and research, details of which can be found on Surgical Awards and Grants.
These awards are only possible through the generosity of individual donors, legacies, charitable trusts and companies. If you would like further details on how to establish a named prize or award please contact us on 020 7869 6086.