In 2022, initiated an annual contest, entitled “The Research Award”. The goal of this award is to stimulate high-quality research focussing on the questions that matter most to people with DCM. The winner will receive £200 prize money and promotion of their research via our website, social media, blog and Myelopathy Matters Podcast Series. We are very excited about the potential of this initiative to improve the quality and rigour of research into DCM. 
Please see our Guidelines for Submission and our Terms and Conditions to learn more.
The prize will be awarded for best piece of research aligned with a RECODE-DCM Top 10 Research Priority:
  1. Raising Awareness of DCM
  2. Natural History
  3. Diagnostic Criteria
  4. Assessment and Monitoring
  5. Biological Basis
  6. Perioperative Rehabilitation
  7. Novel Therapies
  8. Socio-Economic Impact
  9. Imaging and Electrophysiology
  10. Individualising Surgery