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Bruce Sullenger, PhD, Receives Weill Cornell Distinguished Alumnus Award

Friday, February 17, 2017
Bruce Sullenger, PhD

Duke Surgery would like to congratulate Bruce Sullenger, PhD, Professor of Surgery, Division of Surgical Sciences, for receiving the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences Distinguished Alumnus Award. Given to one alumnus annually, the award recognizes Dr. Sullenger for his outstanding contributions to biomedical research and education. Dr. Sullenger’s research focuses on the development of RNA-based therapeutic agents for the potential treatment of a range of diseases, including cancer and cardiovascular disease.

Regarding being a recipient of the Alumnus award, Dr. Sullenger says, “It is truly wonderful to be recognized by an institution that was critical in [my] education and it is a testament to the important work that my group has been able to accomplish in the Department of Surgery here at Duke.”