Professor Valery Feigin, a Principal Investigator in the Ageing Well National Science Challenge based at the Auckland University of Technology, has been awarded the MacDiarmid Medal by the Royal Society of New Zealand. The award recognises his global research in stroke epidemiology and his stroke risk-assessment app which is about to be translated into twenty languages.
The medal selection panel commended the critical importance of his research for evidence-based health care planning.
Read more about Professor Feigin’s achievement in the Royal Society of New Zealand’s media release:
2015 MacDiarmid Medal: What’s your stroke risk? Royal Society of New Zealand website