The Canterbury Medical Research Foundation was delighted to sponsor the recent Emerging Researcher Awards 2021, held by the Health Research Society of Canterbury. Eight local researchers were invited to present to the audience, and a panel awarded three prizes:
CMRF Prize for Best Postgraduate Talk:
Héctor Mancilla – “Biological chemistry approaches for treating diabetes complications”
CMRF Prize for Best Postdoctoral Talk:
Emma Spencer – “Vitamin C status in severe type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus: relationship to body weight and disease severity”HRSC
People’s Choice Award:
We were impressed with the high calibre of presentations given, and inspired by the amazing health research work being undertaken in Canterbury.