Constantin Coussios wins Royal Academy of Engineering Silver Medal
5th July 2017
Constantin Coussios, Professorial Fellow of Magdalen College, has been awarded the Royal Academy of Engineering’s prestigious Silver Medal. This is for his “ground-breaking method of preserving functioning organs at body temperature”. Working closely with transplant surgeon Peter Friend, Professor Coussios co-founded the spin-out company OrganOx which is based at the Oxford Science Park run by Magdalen College. They developed the method into a medical device that could be manufactured and translated into clinical practice.
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