Society for Endocrinology Prize Essay 2009

Hepatocyte Growth Factor – Alexandra Brown

This essay was awarded the 2009 Endocrinology Prize for the best coursework essay by an undergraduate student taking the specialist Endocrinology module.

Alex Brown in Nutritional Sciences wrote her essay on Hepatocyte Growth Factor, a protein involved in the growth, development and survival of cells.

The markers considered that the essay represented an excellent balance of breadth and depth, with the presentation of complex material in a clear and concise manner.

The editors of BURN are pleased to include this essay as representative of the quality, standard and scientific level of undergraduate studies in Biosciences.