Congratulations to Georgios Kounidas from the SMMSN who was awarded the second national prize in the British Geriatrics Society Movement Disorder essay competition.
The national prize was open to all medical, nursing and therapy students, and there were prizes for the top three essays. Georgios’ essay detailed the importance of End of Life care with a focus on Parkinson disease and related disorders. He was awarded £300 and his essay will be published on the British Geriatrics Society website.
Georgios has been working with Professor Zosia Miedzybrodzka on research into Huntington disease since he started his medical studies four years ago. Recently he was awarded the competitive Autumn Project Scholarship to work with Prof Phyo Myint on research into healthy ageing.
Georgios has a keen interest in medical research and is working towards applying for an Academic Foundation Programme.