publication date: Mar. 30, 2018

AACR announces scientific award winners, new board of directors

The following cancer researchers and clinicians will be recognized for their scientific achievements during the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting:

12th Margaret Foti Award for Leadership and Extraordinary Achievements in Cancer Research

Isaiah Fidler, AACR President (1984-1985); fellow of the AACR Academy; professor, Departments of Cancer Biology and Neurosurgery, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Time and location: Sunday, April 15, 8 a.m. CT, Hall B1 – McCormick Place North (Level 3)

This award recognizes a true champion of cancer research whose leadership and extraordinary achievements in cancer research have had a major impact on the field. Such achievements may include scientific contributions to the acceleration of progress against cancer, significant accomplishments in the national or international awareness of the importance of cancer research, or other ways of demonstrating a sustained extraordinary commitment to cancer research. 

15th AACR Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research

Joseph Bertino, AACR president (1995-1996); fellow of the AACR Academy; American Cancer Society Professor; medical oncologist and senior advisor to the director, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey; University Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick

Time and location: Sunday, April 15, 8 a.m. CT, Hall B1 – McCormick Place North (Level 3)

This award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to cancer research, either through a single scientific discovery or a body of work. These contributions, whether they have been in research, leadership, and/or mentorship, must have had a lasting impact on the cancer field, and must have demonstrated a lifetime commitment to progress against cancer.

12th AACR Team Science Award, supported by Lilly Oncology

Genomic Approaches to Preventing and Treating Asian-Prevalent Cancers Team

Team Leader: Patrick Tan, … Continue reading AACR announces scientific award winners, new board of directors

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