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Mr Prasanna Sooriakumaran has been honoured by the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) with a 2015 Young Investigator Award during the 22nd Annual Scientific Retreat in Washington, held 8-10 October.

PCF Young Investigator Awards, worth $225,000 each, are made to exceptional early career scientists who will pioneer and transform new biotechnologies into saving lives of prostate cancer patients.

Mr Sooriakumaran is a Senior Clinical Researcher in Robotic Surgery & Urology at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences and is mentored by Head of Department Professor Freddie Hamdy.

Read more (Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences website)

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