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HNRC PhD graduate wins academic surgical prize

Dr Sorena (Sonny) Afshar won an academic surgical prize at the first scientific meeting of the Academic Surgical Unit at North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust on Friday 27th October 2017. Sonny’s PhD thesis is entitled “Obesity, weight loss surgery and biomarkers of colorectal cancer risk”. He will be awarded his PhD at the Special Honorary Degree Ceremony on 13th November 2017 when the University will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr Martin Luther King Jr receiving an honorary degree from Newcastle University.

Sonny Afshar

published on: 30 October 2017