Awards and Honors

Awarded Research Fellowship Funding Grant from the Henrietta Breast Cancer Foundation for the duration of two years. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Research Grant awarded from the Canadian Institute of Health Research for the grant proposal titled “Investigation of Lymph Node Transplantation as Therapy for Breast Cancer Related Lymphedema”, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Awarded Clinical Fellowship Grant from the Wolfgang-Müller-Osten-Stiftung, German Surgical Association, Berlin, Germany.

Award for best Presentation for “Metastasis/Novel treatments/Predictive and Prognostic Factors”,The Canadian Breast Cancer Research Alliance, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Award for the best Podium Presentation for Microsurgery at the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgery (CSPS) Annual Meeting 2008, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada.

Prize for best Clinical Tutor at the Adelaide and Meath Hospital for mentoring 3rd and 6th year medical students, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.

New York Academy of Medicine “Lewis Rudin Award” for the winning article: “Identification of lymphatics in the ciliary body of the human eye: a novel “uveolymphatic” outflow pathway”, New York, New York, USA.

Awarded “Heidenreich von Siebold Research Funding” for the duration of two years, for “Investigation of Microsurgical Techniques as Therapy for Post-Surgical Lymphedema”, Georg-August-University, Göttingen, Germany.