Brice Weinberg, MD, professor of medicine (Hematology) and immunology, and associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology, is one of three Duke University faculty named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Dr. Weinberg is among 391 new fellows this year and are being recognized for their efforts toward advancing scientifically or socially distinguished science.
Weinberg is being recognized by the AAAS section on Medical Sciences for his distinguished contributions to the fields of immunology and hematology/oncology, "particularly for establishing the role of nitric oxide in inflammation, infectious disease, and leukemogenesis." In addition to his research on leukemia, malaria and arthritis, Weinberg is a staff physician in hematology-oncology at the Durham V.A. Medical Center.
The new fellows will be presented with an official certificate and a gold-and-blue (representing science and engineering, respectively) rosette pin on Saturday, Feb. 18 at the AAAS Fellows Forum, a part of the 2017 AAAS Annual Meeting in Boston, Mass.