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Professor Kathryn Wood has been awarded “Maharshi Sushruta Award for Transplantation Biology”

Professor Kathryn Wood has been awarded the prestigious “Maharshi Sushruta Award for Transplantation Biology” for her contribution to Transplantation Immunology- Basic Sciences. Kathryn attended the Transplantation Update 2012 meeting on 28, 29th and 30th September, in Ahmedabad, India where she was presented with the award at a special ceremony; “Maharshi Sushruta Gnyaanpeeth Sanmaan”. The award, determined by a committee of peers, was made by Prof. H.L. Trivedi Professor and Director of the G.R.Doshi Institute of Kidney Diseases and Research Center and the Dr. H.L.Trivedi Institute of Transplantation Sciences, in Ahmedabad, India.

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Blog posts

Lights, camera, action! My journey into video production

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My virtual work experience with NDS and NDORMS

Louise Tan, a Year 12 student from Ballyclare in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, recently attended the joint NDS and NDORMS Virtual Work Experience. In this guest blog, Louise reflects on her experience.