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The Hallpike prize was established in 2009, following a kind donation by Dr Jeremy Hallpike, Emeritus Neurologist from Adelaide, Australia, in honour of his father Charles Skinner Hallpike.The prize is awarded annually for the best project of the past 24 month period (research, audit or review of subject) in the area of audiovestibular medicine.
The first winner was Miss Emma Stapleton, ENT Registrar from Sheffield, for her studies carried out in Nepal on the effects of altitude-induced hypoxia and increased intra-cochlear fluid pressure on the healthy human inner ear.
2010: Mr Quadeer Arshad, a clinical scientist at the Academic Department of Neuro-Otology, Imperial College London, for his research on "An objective test of otolith function using the ocular counter-roll afterimage device".
2011: Dr Peter West, Consultant Audiovestibular Physician at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth, for his research entitled "A comparison of the techniques available for identifying peripheral vestibular nystagmus".
2012: Mr Mahmood Bhutta for his work on an animal model of otitis media with effusion.
2013: Dr Mitesh Patel, PhD, for his work on Locomotor adaptation in Meniere's disease and vestibular neuritis patients.
2014: Dr Diego Kaski. "An internal clock in the temporo-parietal junction for self-motion perception".
2015: Dr. Hena Ahmad MRCP, Clinical Research Fellow at the Division of Neurosciences, Imperial College, for her work on reduced visual cortical excitability in patients with bilateral peripheral vestibular failure.
2016: Not awarded.
2017: Dr Nehzat Koohi for her research on "Hearing Evaluation and Auditory Rehabilitation after Stroke".
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