Dr. Jan-M. Brandt traveled to Germany in October 2013 in order to accept the 2013 Heinz-Mittelmeier Research Prize for his paper titled “Clinical failure analysis of contemporary ceramic-on-ceramic total hip replacements”. Co-authors of this paper were Trevor Gascoyne (M.Sc.), Leah Guenther (M.Sc.), Andrew Allen (M.Sc.), David Hedden (B.Sc., FRCSC), Thomas Turgeon (MPH, FRCSC), and Eric Bohm (M.Sc., FRCSC).
The award is offered to young doctors, engineers and scientists age 40 and under for outstanding research and development work in the field of bioceramics, and the problem of wear in joint replacements in combination with clinical results of ceramic implants.
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