Winners announced for Access to Understanding 2013

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First prize was awarded to Miss Emma Pewsey for ‘Hip, hip, hooray!’

About the article: Cortical Thickness Mapping to Identify Focal Osteoporosis in Patients with Hip Fracture.

The awards ceremony for Access to Understanding was at The British Library on 11 March 2013 where Emma was presented her award by Dr Liam O'Toole, Chief Executive of Arthritis Research UK. Emma's winning entry has been published by eLife.

Second prize was jointly awarded to Ms Claire Sand for ‘Blood vessels from skin: the new frontier in tissue engineering’

About the article: Direct reprogramming of fibroblasts into endothelial cells capable of angiogenesis and reendothelialization in tissue-engineered vessels.

And to Mr Ian Le Guillou for ‘Another brick in the wall’

About the article: NLK Is a Novel Therapeutic Target for PTEN Deficient Tumour Cells.

A short-listed entry was identified for each of the articles selected by the Europe PMC funders for inclusion in the competition. Short-listed entries are listed at

Learn more about the Access to Understanding 2013 contest.