Moynihan 2008 Moynihan Prize

This is the Association’s most prestigious scientific award. The award consists of £1,000 together with a medal and is presented to the author of the best research work delivered at the International Surgical Congress.

The person reading the paper must be the principal research worker and have been qualified for less than fifteen years. In the case of multiple-author papers, the Medal will be presented to the person reading the paper and the award may be divided between authors.


The paper should have a scientific basis and clinical application; case reports and audit reports should not be submitted. The paper must not have been submitted previously to any other national or international association nor published in any Journal at the time of submission. Shortlisted papers which are found to have been presented elsewhere, or have been accepted for presentation elsewhere, will be disqualified.
 

If selected, competitors are encouraged to submit a manuscript suitable for publication. The Moynihan Prize paper shall become the property of the Association and will be published on the British Journal of Surgery's website and in the ASGBI Abstract Book.

Papers submitted but not shortlisted for the Moynihan Prize will be considered for the Short Paper sections of the Meeting.

Winner of the 2008 Moynihan Prize:
DYSFUNCTION OF THE PIK3CA-AKT PATHWAY IN ANAL CANCER
H. Patel*, J. Northover, T. Gunther, A. Silver
(London)

Winner of the 2007 Moynihan Prize:
0558: GUT FUNCTION IS AN INDEPENDENT PROGNOSTIC INDICATOR AND CAN BE MODULATED TO BENEFIT PATIENT OUTCOME: PROOF OF PRINCIPLE
M. Gatt, J. MacFie, L. McNaughton, C. Ramsey, A. Coppack, M. M. Rao, R. Kallam, S. McKenzi (Scarborough)