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We launched the FEATURES Awards on World Sepsis Day 2014, and provided small grant funding through this awards scheme until 2019, when we replaced these with a new research undertaking to support the work of The Roslin Institute, a global-leading research centre for sepsis.

Winners of FEATURES awards included:

  • Brad Spiller, Senior Lecturer (Principal Research Investigator), Cardiff University School of Medicine. Project: Identification of pathogenicity genes in Group B Streptococci isolated from the blood of sepsis patients in the UK.
  • William Alazawi, Reader in Hepatology, Queen Mary University of London. Project: Predicting and preventing postoperative Sepsis – the goal is to prevent Sepsis and make major surgery safer for patients
  • Dr Sarah Stock, MRC Centre for Reproductive Health, University of Edinburgh. Project: Establishing a sample bank for evaluation of a rapid, multiple pathogen test for diagnosis of maternal sepsis
  • Dr Tamas Szakmany, Consultant in Intensive Care and Anaesthesia, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, Royal Gwent Hospital. Project: Defining Sepsis on the Wards (DESEPTiW).
  • Dr Sadia Shakoor, Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Aga Khan University, Pakistan. Project: S.pyogenes  emm typing from cases of Postpartum Sepsis: analysis of cases from Pakistan and comparison with emm types in young infant sepsis.
  • Dr Malcolm Sim, Consultant Anaethesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow. Project: To look back at how accurately sepsis patients were diagnosed and using their findings to help educate hospital staff about the new International Consensus Criteria
  • Dr Carrie Anne Duckworth, Tenure Track Research Fellow, Liverpool University. Project: Targeting intestinal epithelial cell shedding using nuclear factor kappa B (NF-kB) inhibitors to ameliorate Sepsis.
  • Miss Meghan Bateson, Lecturer, University of the West of Scotland. Project: A measure for Sepsis Outcome in Scotland (SOS)

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