Bruce A. BunnellPhD
Dr. Bruce A. Bunnell is a professor of pharmacology at the Tulane University Health Sciences Center and chairman, Division of Gene Therapy at the Tulane National Primate Research Center. He received his undergraduate education at Purdue University and his graduate training in molecular genetics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (Ph.D., 1990). He did his postdoctoral training at the University of Michigan, and advanced training as a senior staff fellow at the National Human Genome Research Center at the National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Bunnell held faculty positions at The Ohio State University (1998 - 2002). He joined the School of Medicine at Tulane University in 2002. Dr. Bunnell's research interests have focused on the development of gene and stem cell-based therapies for lysosomal storage diseases (Sandhoff and Krabbe disease). His group is also interested in defining the biologic properties that control the stem-cell characteristics of mesenchymal stem cells.