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AACR Annual Meeting 2017

Supporters  

AACR gratefully acknowledges the generous support of individuals and organizations whose funding has made Annual Meeting 2017 possible.

Special Thanks to Distinguished Supporters of
AACR Annual Meeting 2017

Cure Level

AstraZeneca

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Genentech, Inc.

Progress Level

Aflac, Inc.

Amgen, Inc.

Celgene Corporation

Incyte Corporation

Lilly Oncology

Merck Oncology

Novartis

Pfizer Oncology 

Promise Level

AbbVie, Inc.

Ash Stevens

Astellas Pharma, Inc.

Bayer

Cancer Research Institute

The Estate of Dr. June L. Biedler

Gilead Sciences, Inc.

GlaxoSmithKline

Janssen Biotech, Inc.

Kite Pharma, Inc.

Merrimack Pharmaceuticals

Miltenyi Biotec, Inc.

Pezcoller Foundation

Princess Takamatsu Cancer Research Fund

Seattle Genetics

Taiho Oncology, Inc.

Takeda Oncology


The AACR thanks the following for their generous support of Annual Meeting 2017:

The Scientific Program

Major Symposia
AstraZeneca
Dharma Master Jiantai Symposium in Targeted Therapy
Dharma Master Jiantai Symposium in Biomarkers
The Parker Institute
William H. Prusoff Foundation

Opening Plenary Session

AstraZeneca

Recent Advances in Diagnostics and Therapeutics Research
AstraZeneca

Recent Advances in Prevention Research
Ludwig Cancer Research
William H. Prusoff Foundation

Recent Advances in Organ Site Research

AstraZeneca
Dharma Master Jiantai Session on Recent Advances in Lung Cancer Research

Regulatory Science and Policy Track
Amgen, Inc.
AstraZeneca
Bristol-Myers Squibb

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AACR Awards and Lectureships 

AACR June L. Biedler Prize for Cancer Journalism
The Estate of Dr. June L. Biedler

Fifty-Seventh Annual G.H.A. Clowes Memorial Award
Lilly Oncology

Thirty-Seventh Annual AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cancer Research
American Association for Cancer Research

Twenty-Sixth Annual AACR-American Cancer Society Award for Research Excellence in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention
American Cancer Society

Twenty-Second Annual AACR Joseph H. Burchenal Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Cancer Research
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Twentieth Annual Pezcoller Foundation-AACR International Award for Cancer Research
Pezcoller Foundation

Eleventh Annual AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Cancer Research
Ash Stevens, Inc.

Fifth Annual AACR-Cancer Research Institute Lloyd J. Old Award in Cancer Immunology
Cancer Research Institute

Eleventh Annual AACR Margaret Foti Award for Leadership and Extraordinary Achievements in Cancer Research
American Association for Cancer Research

Eleventh Annual AACR Team Science Award
Lilly Oncology

Twentieth Annual AACR-Women in Cancer Research Charlotte Friend Memorial Lectureship
American Association for Cancer Research

Thirteenth Annual AACR-Irving Weinstein Foundation Distinguished Lectureship
The Irving Weinstein Foundation

Twelfth Annual AACR-Minorities in Cancer Research Jane Cooke Wright Memorial Lectureship
American Association for Cancer Research

AACR Gertrude B. Elion Cancer Research Award
GlaxoSmithKline

Eleventh Annual AACR Princess Takamatsu Memorial Lectureship
Princess Takamatsu Cancer Research Fund

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AACR Runners for Research 5K Run/Walk  

Visionary
Miltenyi Biotec, Inc.

Elite
FREEMAN

Innovator
Bio-Techne

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AACR Travel Grants and Scholar Awards 

AACR-Gary J. Miller Undergraduate Prizes for Cancer and Cancer-Related Biomedical Research
Gary J. Miller Memorial Fund

AACR Minority Scholar in Cancer Research Awards
American Association for Cancer Research
NCI-Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities

AACR Minority and Minority-Serving Institution Faculty Scholars in Cancer Research
NCI-Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities

AACR Women in Cancer Research Scholar Awards
Ed and Jaqueline Gieselman
Kelly Golat Memorial Fund for Melanoma Research
The Tang Family Foundation

AACR Thomas J. Bardos Science Education Awards for Undergraduate Students
American Association for Cancer Research
The Journal of Experimental Medicine, The Rockefeller University Press
Dr. Oliver Bogler

Scholar-in-Training Awards and Travel Grants
AbbVie, Inc.
Aflac, Inc.
American Brain Tumor Association
The Estate of Dr. June L. Biedler
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Gerald B. Grindey Memorial Fund
A grant from the Colon Cancer Coalition through money raised at
Get Your Rear in Gear Philadelphia
Italian Cancer Society (Società Italiana di Cancerologia)
John W. Warner Fund
Pezcoller Foundation
Prostate Cancer Foundation
William L. Maness Memorial Fund

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AACR Working Groups
 

AACR Cancer Immunology Working Group
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Incyte Corporation
Lilly Oncology
Novartis

AACR Tumor Microenvironment Working Group
Novartis

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Key Meeting Elements  

AACR-G.H.A. Clowes Memorial Reception
Lilly Oncology

Exhibit Hall Coffee Break Stations
Kite Pharma, Inc.

Fellows of the AACR Academy Induction Ceremony and Dinner
Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Guide to Poster Sessions and Exhibits
Genentech, Inc.

High School Science Education Program
Aflac, Inc.

Professional Education Grants
AbbVie
Amgen, Inc.
Astellas
Celgene Corporation
Genentech, Inc.
Genomic Health
Incyte Corporation
Janssen Biotech
Lilly
Merck Oncology
Merrimack Pharmaceuticals
Novartis
Pfizer
Seattle Genetics
Taiho Oncology, Inc.
Takeda Oncology

Online Program, Proceedings, and Itinerary Planner
Novartis

Scientist↔Survivor Program
Bayer
Celgene Corporation
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Lilly Oncology
Pfizer Oncology
Seattle Genetics

Speaker Ready Room
Kite Pharma, Inc.

Webcast
Genentech, Inc.

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Research Grants and Fellowships 

NextGen Grants for Transformative Cancer Research
Anonymous
Breast Cancer Research Foundation
Takeda Oncology

Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation-AACR Grant
Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation

AACR-Bayer Innovation and Discovery Grants
Bayer

Career Development Awards
Aflac
Breast Cancer Research Foundation
Debbie’s Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer
Incyte Corporation
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
TESARO, Inc.

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-AACR Pathway to Leadership Grants
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Fellowships
American Association for Cancer Research
Amgen, Inc.
AstraZeneca
Bayer
Debbie’s Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer
Genentech, Inc.
Incyte Corporation
Janssen Research & Development, LLC
John and Elizabeth Leonard Family Foundation
Kammerman Family in partnership with Ocular Melanoma Foundation
Ocular Melanoma Foundation
The WWWW Foundation, Inc. and The QuadW Foundation Fund of
Communities Foundation of Texas

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Special Conference Supporters for 2016-2017 

Abbvie, Inc.
Amgen, Inc.
AstraZeneca
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Celgene Corporation
Genentech, Inc.
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Idera Pharmaceuticals
Incyte Corporation
Janssen Research & Development, LLC
Lilly Oncology
Lustgarten Foundation
Merck Oncology
Merrimack Pharmaceuticals
OmniSeq
Novartis
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Pfizer Oncology
Susan G. Komen®
Taiho Oncology

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Sustaining Members 

Leadership Sustaining Members
Amgen, Inc.
AstraZeneca
Genentech, Inc.
Pfizer Oncology
Takeda Oncology
 
Strategic Sustaining Members
Incyte Corporation
 
Major Sustaining Members
Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Bayer
Boehringer Ingelheim
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Celgene Corporation
Eisai Inc.
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
GlaxoSmithKline
Janssen Research & Development, LLC
Lilly Oncology
Novartis
Pezcoller Foundation
Pharmacyclics
Sanofi Oncology
Servier
Taiho Oncology
Theradex Systems, Inc.
 
Associate Sustaining Member
Asana BioSciences


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