The SSEM Mthembu Medical Academic Prize was awarded at the SASA 2015 Medical Congress held from the 22-24 March 2015 at the International Conference Centre in Durban.

The recipient was Mr Maurits van den Berg from the Department of Human Biology at the University of Cape Town.
 
The SSEM Academic prize is awarded to the Best Original Research Free Paper presented at the congress. The SASA committee judge all entries and select the winner.
 
Mr van den Berg's paper is titled "A comparison of magnesium induced recurarization between
neuromuscular block reversal agent in an in vivo rat model."

Congratulations to Mr van den Berg!