Winners of the Research Medal Awards 2022

The College received an exceptionally high standard of applications for the 2022 medals. Thank you to everyone who applied. The winners are listed here.

Gold medals

Dr Fergus Hamilton – Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease
Aerosol emission from the respiratory tract: an analysis of aerosol generation from oxygen delivery systems
Publication: Open Access - 4 November 2021

Silver medals

Dr Lyn Ferguson – Chemical Pathology and Metabolic Medicine
Paper: Psoriatic arthritis is associated with adverse body composition predictive of greater coronary heart disease and type 2 diabetes propensity - a cross sectional study
Publication: Rheumatology, 60(4), pp.1858-1862

Dr Mark Ponsford – Clinical Immunology
Paper: The burden of nosocomial covid-19 in Wales: results from a multi-centre retrospective observational study of 2058 hospitalised adults
Publication: Thorax BMJ (18/06/2020)

Dr Meng Wang – Haematology
Paper: Two Aldehyde Clearance Systems are essential to prevent lethal formaldehyde accumulation in mice and humans  
Publication: Molecular Cell

Dr Caroline Young – Cellular Pathology
Paper: Microbiome analysis of more than 2000 NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme samples show the potential to improve screening accuracy  
Publication: American Association for Cancer Research (03/03/2021)

Dr Sheila Lumley – Infectious Disease and Microbiology 
Paper: Antibody Status and Incidence of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Health Care Workers
Publication: The New England Journal of Medicine (23/12/2021)

Dr Muge Cevik – Infectious Disease and Virology
Paper: SARS-CoV-2, SARS-CoV and MERS-CoV viral load dynamics, duration ofviral shedding, and infectiousness: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Publication: The Lancet Microbe (19/11/2020)