A Penn professor’s research efforts to fight debilitating degenerative muscle diseases have earned him international recognition by the Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance and Industry of the United Arab Emirates. In November 2008 Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum named H. Lee Sweeney, PhD, William Maul Measey Professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, as one of three recipients of the Hamdan Award for Medical Research Excellence. The award honors individuals whose medical research has helped to improve the lives of thousands of people worldwide.
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