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Carol and Katie attend the International Children's Continence Society in Kyoto, Japan and present six papers

Japan trip in June 2016

The Golden Pavillion in Kyoto

11 July 2016

Carol awarded prize for paper examining the association between bedwetting and daytime wetting in childhood and urinary incontinence, lower urinary tract symptoms and bowel habits in adolescence

Carol Joinson and Katie Whale attended the International Children's Continence Society (ICCS) 2016 Annual Meeting in Kyoto, Japan and presented six papers.  The ICCS Scientific Committee awarded Carol a prize for best paper for the paper examining the association between bedwetting and daytime wetting in childhood and urinary incontinence, lower urinary tract symptoms and bowel habits in adolescence (co-authors Jon Heron, Mariusz Grzeda, Alexander von Gontard and Anne Wright).

Carol is also delighted to have been awarded grants this month from the Elizabeth Blackwell Institute TRACK Award (Translational Acceleration and Knowledge Transfer Award) and from the Enterprise and Impact Development Fund for her project ‘User-centred development of a prototype smartphone application to support the management of daytime urinary incontinence in young people’.

Further information

carol.joinson@bristol.ac.uk

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