Mark A. Smith Prize
Since 2011, the Editors' Award is known as the Mark A. Smith prize to pay tribute to Mark's long service to the Journal as a Handling Editor and recently Deputy Chief Editor, Reviews. Tragically, Mark was killed in a vehicle accident on December 19, 2010.
The 2011 Mark A. Smith Prize
Congratulations to Joanne L. Bailey, PhD, for "In vitro CNS tissue analogues formed by self-organization of reaggregated post-natal brain tissue", J. Neurochem. 117, 1020-1032.
Joanne L. Bailey, Vincent O’Connor, Matthew Hannah, Lindsay Hewlett, Thelma E. Biggs, Lars E. Sundstrom, Matt W. Findlay, and John E. Chad (2011).
This annual award recognizes the contribution of an outstanding young scientist to an exceptional research paper published in JNC. To be eligible, first or last authors must be 35 years or younger on the date of submission of the article and no more than 8 years beyond PhD. The Chief Editors selected this original article from >150 eligible papers that appeared 'early view' in 2011.
Dr. Bailey earned a first-class honours degree from the University of Southampton in 2006 and completed her PhD in 2010. Currently, Joanne is a research fellow in Dr. Tracey Newman’s laboratory in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Southampton.