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Cavernoma Essay Prize

All essays should follow the relevant guidelines below and be submitted to  Liz Morgan (CEO of CAUK)


Cavernoma Alliance UK have recently launched the 2020 'Caver-no-more 2030' essay prize.

The subject can be any cavernoma related topic. The value of the award is £500.

The winner will be determined by a panel of clinicians and researchers. The prize will be awarded at the Cavernoma Alliance UK CaverHub in November 2020.

The entry criteria are as follows:

  • Open to trainees in clinical neuroscience specialties or early-career clinical/laboratory researchers working in the UK; 
  • Approximately 3000 words in length excluding references, figures or tables; 
  • To include original unpublished material or observations; 
  • Declaration required from applicants stating they have performed most (i.e. more than 50%) of the work, with a letter to this effect from their Head of Department; 
  • Submission deadline of midnight on 1st September 2020.
  • Sponsored by the Ernest Hecht Charitable Foundation

Winner 2019

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: 3 December 2021