Michael Mason Prize past winners

Year
Winner
Research Paper
 2016 Dr Fiona Watt
Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, University of Oxford
KICKing osteoarthritis: how does joint injury cause OA?
 2015 Prof Wan-Fai Ng
Newcastle University
UK primary Sjögren’s syndrome registry
 2014 Prof Elaine Dennison
Sothampton University
Serendipitous hoarding: the story of the Hertfordshire Ledgers
2013 Dr Nidhi Sofat
St George's University of London     
Osteoarthritis: A multisystem approach to understanding disease pathopysiology 
2012    Dr Kimme Hyrich
University of Manchester 
The Silver Standard: Measuring Treatment Effects Using Observational Data
2011 Dr J Ioannou
University College London 
Pathogenic antiphospholipid antibodies, stressed out antigens and the deployment of decoys
2010 Dr C Murphy
Imperial College, London
Hypoxia, a force for good in cartilage - implications for joint repair
2009 Dr K Raza
The University of Birmingham, Birmingham
Early rheumatoid arthritis: the window narrows
2008 Dr A Barton
University of Manchester, Manchester 
Genetics of rheumatoid arthritis - where are we up to and how does this impact clinically?
2007

None awarded

2006

None awarded

2005 Dr I Bruce
University of Manchester, Manchester 
Not only but also: factors that contribute to accelerated atherosclerosis and premature coronary heart disease (CHD) in systemic lupus erythematosus
2004 Dr A Rahman
Centre for Rheumatology, UCL, London
Autoantibodies, lupus and the science of sabotage
2003 Dr C Buckley
MRC Centre for Immune Regulation, Birmingham 
Why do leucocytes accumulate within chronically inflamed joints?
2002 Dr A Cope
Kennedy Institute for Rheumatology, London 
Exploring the reciprocal relationship between immunity and inflammation in chronic inflammatory arthritis
2001 Dr I McInnes
University of Glasgow
Novel cytokines in rheumatoid arthritis synovitis: do cytokine networks offer therapeutic opportunities?
2000 Dr P Bowness
Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford
HLA B27 in health and disease: a double-edged sword?
1999 Dr J Isaacs
University of Leeds
From bench to bedside
1998 Dr R Moots
Liverpool University
A fistful of T cells
1997 Dr S Ralston
University of Aberdeen
Nitric acid and bone: what a gas!
1996 Dr C Pitzalis
Guy’s Hospital
Role of adhesion mechanisms in the pathogenisis of chronic synovitis
1995 Dr K A Davies
Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London
Complement, immune complexes and systemic lupus erythematosus
1994 Dr C G Mackworth-Young
Charing Cross Hospital, London
Antiphospholipid antibodies and disease
1993 Dr D P M Symmons
ARC Epidemiology Research Unit, Manchester
From alpha to omega – some epidemiological insights into the rheumatoid arthritis story
1992 Dr B P Wordsworth
Institute of Molecular Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford
Some applications of the new genetics to the investigation of the rheumatic diseases
1991 Dr M Gowen
Bath Institute for Rheumatic Diseases & University of Bath
The control of bone cell development and function
1990 Dr J S H Gaston
Department of Rheumatology, University of Birmingham
T cell recognition of bacterial antigens in inflammatory arthritis
1989 Dr D Haskard
Guy’s Hospital, London
The role of endothelium and cytokines in promoting lymphocyte traffic into inflammatory tissues
1988 Dr K Morgan
University of Manchester Medical School, Manchester
Anti-collagen antibodies and inflammatory arthritis
1987 Dr A Keat
Department of Rheumatology, Westminster Hospital, London
Bacteria in aseptic arthritis
1986 Dr D L Scott
St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London
Rheumatoid joint damage and connective tissue protein