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All essays should follow the relevant guidelines below and be submitted to Carole Turner 


Cavernoma Essay Prize

Cavernoma Alliance UK have recently launched the 'Caver-no-more 2030' essay prize. The subject can be any cavernoma related topic. The value of the award is £500 and the winner will get to receive this at the International Cavernoma Alliance UK Forum on 8th June 2019.

The entry criteria are as follows:

Open to trainees in neurosciences or recently appointed consultants. The paper should be approx. 3000 words in length excluding references, figures or tables


  • Should include original unpublished material or observations
  • Should be accompanied by a declaration from applicants stating that they have performed most (ie more than 50%) of the work, with a letter to this effect from their Head of Department



The winning essay was by Susanna Zuurbier (Dept of Neurology, Amsterdam University Center) and Charlotte Hickman (University of Edinburgh). The association between oral antithrombotic drug use and intracerebral haemorrhage for patients with cerebral cavernous malformations: a population-based cohort study, systematic review, and meta-analysis

Last Updated: 2 April 2020