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Congratulations to Skanda Rajasundaram (Lincoln College) and Ifan Jenkin (Hertford College), who have received prestigious and highly competitive Rob Clark Awards from the Physiological Society for their FHS projects in the Burton lab in Pharmacology. Additionally a big congratulation to Skanda who received a silver presentation award at Future Physiology 2017 which was held in Leeds on 13 December 2017.

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