Shu Man Fu, MD honored with Basic Investigator Award

Shu Man Fu, MD honored with Basic Investigator Award

Shu Man Fu, MD honored with Basic Investigator Award

Shu Man Fu, MD

Congratulations to Shu Man Fu, MD, PhD, the Margaret M. Trolinger Professor of Rheumatology,  Departments of Medicine and Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology, for receiving the Basic Investigator Award from the American College of Rheumatology (ACR).   This Award of Distinction is given to a basic scientist who is making outstanding contributions to the field of rheumatology.

Dr. Fu’s research interests include genetic and environmental factors in autoimmune disorders, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

The Basic Investigator Award is one of the highest research honors given by the ACR, and Dr. Fu is its 25th recipient. Previous awardees include Baruj Benacerraf (1988) and Susumu Tonegawa (1989), both Noble prize winners.

Once again, congratulations Dr. Fu!