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Professor Martin Turner has received the prestigious Graham Bull Prize for Clinical Science from the Royal College of Physicians.

Professor Jane Dacre and Professor Martin Turner
Professor Jane Dacre and Professor Martin Turner

Martin will deliver the prize’s associated Goulstonian Lecture to the Royal College on 9 February 2016.

His work focuses on identifying markers of disease activity across the different types of motor neuron disease. In particular, he heads up the Oxford Study for Biomarkers in MND (BioMOx). He is also a consultant neurologist.

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