Doug Turnbull and Damon Buffini knighted
News / Published: 13 June 2016
Doug Turnbull, Director of the Wellcome Trust Centre for Mitochondrial Research, and Damon Buffini, a Wellcome governor, have been awarded knighthoods in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.
Other members of the Wellcome community recognised in the honours list include:
- Nazneen Rahman, a Wellcome Investigator and Strategic Award holder, head of the Division of Genetics and Epidemiology at The Institute of Cancer Research, who received a CBE
- Anna Dominiczak, professor of medicine at Glasgow University and Wellcome ISSF Award holder, who is now a dame
- Richard Triesman, Research Director at the Francis Crick Institute, who received a knighthood
- Stella Duffy, writer and theatremaker and Co-Director of Fun Palaces, a campaign we're part funding, who received an OBE.
Our warmest congratulations to all those who have been honoured this year.
A full list of those who have been recognised in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours can be found on the UK government website.
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