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Professor Kathryn Wood has been honoured by The Transplantation Society (TTS) for her lifetime contributions in the field of transplantation with its highest distinction, the Medawar Prize.

The Medawar Prize, named after TTS co-founder Sir Peter Medawar, is recognised as the world's highest dedicated award for the most outstanding contributions in the field of transplantation. It has been awarded at each of The Transplantation Society's biennial Congresses since 1990.

The award recognises the outstanding investigators whose contributions have had such a profound influence on the field of organ transplantation, and is universally considered to be commensurate with the most outstanding world prizes for scientific achievement.

Find out more (Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences website)

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