Dr. Prabha Andraweera, Lectuer in the Unit, who is currently reading for her PhD in the Universty of Adelaide, Australia attended the 17th World Congress of the International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy in Melbourne, Australia from 6 to 10 October 2010. She submitted four abstracts to this congress and all four were selected for oral presentations. She was awarded the Zuspan Award after being judged to have undertaken and then presented the most outstanding work in Basic Science in relation to the study of hypertension in pregnancy. The award is named after Frederick P Zuspan a distinguished founding member and a Past President of ISSHP.