Published: 16 May 2019 | Last Updated: 10 Aug 2023 10:36:07

The RVC held its Postgraduate Research Day on Wednesday 15 May 2019, which showcased the work of our postgraduate research students.  The purpose of the day was to provide our PhD and MRes students with an opportunity to communicate their work in a relaxed and informal environment as well as showcasing the breadth and depth of postgraduate research undertaken at the RVC.

The winners of the prizes that were on offer were:

Impact statement winner:   Alice Denyer: Genetics of breed susceptibility to canine diabetes mellitus and insulinoma: From one extreme to the other  (website:    

Graphical abstract winner: Sarah Spencer:   Is mineralocorticoid receptor activation an important driver in the progression of chronic kidney disease in the cat?

Poster prize winner: Rebecca Norman:   Characterising subchondral bone cysts: a mouse model of spontaneous osteoarthritis

Seminar abstract winner: Soraia Silva: The role of ex vivo modulation of mechanical signals in endochondral ossification   

Seminar presentation winner: Jose Matos: Phenotypic/genotypic characterization of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in cats  

Seminar presentation runner-up: Katarina Hazuchova: Identification of susceptibility genes for feline diabetes mellitus  

Well done to all!

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