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TERG post-doc wins Best Oral Presentation at TERMIS

30 June 2017

Huge congratulations to TERG's Dr Irene Mencía Castaño who was awarded the top prize in this year's SYIS Oral Presentation Competition at the 2017 Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society European Chapter (TERMIS-EU) Annual Meeting held in Davos, Switzerland. 

Irene's talk was entitled 'MicroRNA therapeutics for improved bone repair: Effective collagen-nanohydroxyapatite scaffold mediated delivery to mesenchymal stem cells and rat calvarial defects'. 

Irene accepts her award

Well done to Dr. Rosanne Raftery who was also selected as a finalist for the SYIS (Student and Young Investigator Section) award. Her talk was entitled 'Gene-activated scaffolds for cartilage defect repair can enhance cartilage formation while simultaneously inhibiting hypertrophy'.