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Sutherland wins international award

David E. R. Sutherland, M.D., Ph.D.

University of Minnesota transplant surgeon David E. R. Sutherland, M.D., Ph.D., received the 2012 Medawar Prize in July at the 24th International Congress of the Transplantation Society in Berlin, Germany. The award is considered the world’s highest recognition for contributions to the field of transplantation.

Sutherland, a professor of surgery and director of the University’s Schulze Diabetes Institute, performed the world’s first living-donor partial pancreas transplant at the University of Minnesota in 1979.

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