Professor Sir David Weatherall has been awarded the Cerami Award in Translational Medicine.
"The Anthony Cerami Award in Translational Medicine was created to recognize investigators who provided the crucial, early insight and ideas that are the essence of discovery, creating new fields and research trajectories followed by the persistent clinical investigation that ultimately changes how disease is prevented, diagnosed and treated,” said Kevin J. Tracey, MD, president of the Feinstein Institute, editor emeritus of Molecular Medicine and Cerami Award committee member. “Professor Sir David Weatherall’s research over the last 50 years has improved clinical treatment worldwide for disorders relates to hemoglobin. His monograph is a fascinating story encompassing a career in military service in Singapore, schooling in the US, and developing the Institute of Molecular Medicine in England.”