Congratulations to our Dr Ranjit Manchanda, Centre for Experimental Cancer Medicine, who has been awarded the William Blair Bell Memorial Lecture prize. Dr Ranjit Manchanda was awarded with the prize on the 8th February and presented his lecture, entitled ‘Population based germline testing and targeted ovarian cancer prevention,’ the following day.
Dr Manchanda said:
It is an honour to have received this prestigious prize. I am humbled by this recognition and will work tirelessly to further this research which I strongly believe will bring about a new paradigm for preventing cancers and saving lives.
The lectureship is awarded by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the lecture is given as part of the RCOG Annual Academic Meeting. The lectureship allows a clinician or scientist to present a lecture describing research in any area relating to women’s health to obstetricians and gynaecologists from around the country.