17 Sep 2018

Congratulations Dr Pablo Casillas-Espinosa and Dr Rhys Brady!

Dr Pablo Casillas-Espinosa
Congratulations to Dr Pablo Casillas-Espinosa and Dr Rhys Brady for their respective awards from the American Epilepsy Society and the Scientific Program Committee.

Dr Pablo Casillas-Espinosa was awarded the 2018 Suzanne and Peter Berry International Travel Award, whilst Dr Rhys Brady received the 2018 Young Investigator Award.


The 2018 Suzanne and Peter Berry International Travel Award recognises and honours two young investigators conducting clinical neuroscience research related to epilepsy in Asia, Africa, Europe, Oceania, the Middle East, or Latin America.

Dr Casillas-Espinosa's research, “Telomere length is reduced in rats with chronic temporal lobe epilepsy, and this is mitigated by treatment with the antiepileptogenic drug sodium selenate”, was selected from over 1,300 submissions for this honour.
Dr Rhys Brady

The 2018 Young Investigator Award recognises 20 young investigators conducting basic, translational, or clinical epilepsy research. Dr Rhys Brady's research, “Bone health in rats with chronic temporal lobe epilepsy", was selected from over 1,300 submissions for this honour.

Dr Casillas-Espinosa and Dr Rhys Brady are both  Research Fellows with the Department of Neuroscience.

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