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Congratulations to DPhil student Sarah McCuaig on being awarded a Nuffield Department of Medicine 2016 Graduate Research Prize.

Sarah won her award for the discovery of a novel driver in colorectal cancer and insight into its mechanism of action. Her work laid the foundation for a successful MRC Award and has resulted in the filing of a patent around this work.

Sarah works in the Powrie Lab and interested in the consequences of immune-mediated epithelial repair processes going awry and becoming pathogenic.

NDM said Sarah's overall contribution to the science, translatabililty of her work and public communication make her a worthy Prize winner. And we couldn't agree more.

You can read Sarah's research story here.

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