Max Perutz Science Writing Award - winner announced

14 Sep 2009

The Medical Research Council has announced PhD student Jackie Maybin as the winner of the prestigious Max Perutz Science Writing Award for her essay "The best a man can’t get." The prize-winning essay focuses on the womb’s power to heal itself without scarring as women go through their menstrual cycles - a healing process unique to the female reproductive system. Greater understanding of this phenomenon could have a huge impact for both men and women, in particular, how we treat inflammation and scarring throughout the body. To read the winning essay, click on the link below.

MRC website

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