Bruce A. Sullenger

Professor, Surgery.

 

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN / B.Sc. / 05.1986 / Biology

Cornell University, New York, NY / Ph.D. / 05.1991 / Molecular Biology

University of Colorado, Boulder, CO / Postdoc / 08.1994 / Biochemistry

 

 

Positions and Employment

1991 – 1994 :┬áResearch Fellow in Biochemistry, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Colorado, Boulder. Dr. Thomas R. Cech

1994 – 1998 : Assistant Professor of Surgery and Genetics, Director of Discovery Research, Center for Genetic and Cellular Therapies, Duke University Medical Center

1998 – 2001 : Associate Professor of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center

2000 – 2015 : Vice Chair for Research, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center

2001 – present : Professor, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center

2004 – 2009 : Chief Division of Surgical Sciences, Duke University Medical Center

2006 – 2016 : Director Duke Translational Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center

 

 

Honors

1995 : Recipient of the Sandoz Award

2000 : Awarded the Azure De Ellis Research Award for Sickle Cell Research

2003 : Awarded the Joseph and Dorothy Beard Endowed Chair in Experimental Surgery

2004 : Awarded the Ruth & A. Morris Williams, Jr. Faculty Research Prize, Duke University

2008 : Elected Board Member and Treasurer of the Oligonucleotide Therapeutics Society

2009 : Recipient of the 2009 Duke Research Mentoring Award for Translational Research

2013 : Elected to the Board American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy

2014 : Elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

2015 : Awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award by the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT)

2017 : Recipient of the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences Distinguished Alumnus Award