Reporter 408, 20 October 1997
Research into Behcets disease has been given a boost with a prestigious award from the BMA. Teifi James, Senior Clinical Lecturer in Ophthalmology at St Jamess and Leeds General Infirmary, has been awarded this years John William Clark Award for research into the causes and preventions of blindness. The work will be carried out in Professor Peter Grants laboratory at the LGI. The project has sprung from work carried out in the Behcets disease clinic at LGI the only one of its kind in the country and involves a combined approach where rheumatologist and ophthalmologist work together.
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