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AACR Annual Meeting 2016

​Supporters

AACR gratefully acknowledges the generous support of individuals and organizations whose funding has made the Annual Meeting 2016 possible.

Special Thanks to distinguished supporters of the AACR Annual Meeting 2016

Aflac

Amgen

AstraZeneca

The Estate of Dr. June L. Biedler

Boehringer-Ingelheim

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Genentech, Inc.

Susan G. Komen

Merck Oncology

Novartis

Takeda Oncology 

The AACR thanks the following for their generous support of the Annual Meeting 2016:

The Scientific Program

Major Symposia
Amgen
Dharma Master Jiantai Symposia in Targeted Therapy
Dharma Master Jiantai Symposia in Biomarkers

Recent Advances in Prevention Research
Ludwig Cancer Research
Susan G. Komen®

Recent Advances in Organ Site Research
Dharma Master Jiantai Session on Recent Advances in Lung Cancer Research
Susan G. Komen®

Regulatory Science and Policy Track
Boehringer-Ingelheim

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AACR Awards and Lectureships

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

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

Fortieth Annual AACR Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Memorial Award
Rosenthal Family Foundation

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tenth Annual AACR Team Science Award
Lilly Oncology

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

Eleventh Annual AACR Gertrude B. Elion Cancer Research Award Lecture
GlaxoSmithKline

Twelfth Annual AACR-Irving Weinstein Foundation Distinguished Lectureship
The Irving Weinstein Foundation with support from Fred & Linda Greenberg

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

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

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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-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
The Estate of Dr. Thomas J. Bardos
American Association for Cancer Research
Dr. Oliver Bögler
The Journal of Experimental Medicine, The Rockefeller University Press

Scholar-in-Training Awards and Travel Grants
AbbVie
Aflac
American Brain Tumor Association
The Estate of Dr. June L. Biedler
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Gerald B. Grindey Memorial Fund
Get Your Rear in Gear Philadelphia
Italian Cancer Society (Società Italiana di Cancerologia)
Jodie Beth Skibicki Memorial Fund
John W. Warner Fund
Lee W. Wattenberg Memorial Fund
Pezcoller Foundation
Prostate Cancer Foundation
Richard L. Welsh Memorial Fund
Susan G. Komen®
Takeda Oncology
Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation

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Key Meeting Elements

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

Annual Aflac Scholars Dinner
Aflac

Annual Reception
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Fellows of the AACR Academy Induction Ceremony and Dinner Gilead Sciences

High School Science Education Program
Aflac

Late-Breaking Poster Sessions
Amgen

Mobile Charging Stations
Genentech, Inc.

Networking Hubs
Sanof

New President’s Reception
Bristol-Myers Squibb

NextGen Stars
Boehringer-Ingelheim

Poster Sessions
Merck Oncology

President’s Reception
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Genentech, Inc.

Professional Education Grants
AbbVie
Astellas
AstraZeneca
Boehringer-Ingelheim
Celgene Corporation
Eisai Inc.
Genentech, Inc.
Gilead Sciences
Incyte Corporation
Janssen Biotech
Lilly USA, LLC
Merck
Novartis
Pfizer
Seattle Genetics
Takeda Oncology 

Program and Proceedings: Online Edition
Novartis

Scientist↔Survivor Program
Celgene Corporation
Gilead Sciences
Lilly Oncology
Merck Oncology
Susan G. Komen®

The Women in Cancer Research (WICR) Career Mentoring Session
William H. Prusoff Foundation

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Research Grants and Fellowships

NextGen Grants for Transformative Cancer Research
American Association for Cancer Research
Bayer
Incyte Corporation
Takeda Oncology

Kure It-AACR Research Grant for Immunotherapy in Kidney Cancer
Kure It Cancer Research

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
Genentech, Inc.
Incyte Corporation
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation with generous support
from Carol’s Crusade for a Cure Foundation

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

AACR-Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Young Investigator Translational Cancer Research Award
American Association for Cancer Research
Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO

Fellowships
American Association for Cancer Research
Amgen
Anonymous
Bayer
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Debbie’s Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer
Genentech, Inc.
Incyte Corporation
John and Elizabeth Leonard Family Foundation
Never Too Young Coalition
Ocular Melanoma Foundation
Takeda Oncology

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Special Conference Supporters for 2015-2016
AbbVie, Inc.
Amgen
Astellas
AstraZeneca
Boehringer-Ingelheim
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Celgene Corporation
Clearity Foundation
Genentech, Inc.
Gilead Sciences
Illumina
Incyte Corporation
Janssen Research & Development, LLC
Lilly Oncology
Lustgarten Foundation
Merck Oncology
Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer
Novartis
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Pfizer Oncology
Susan G. Komen®

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Sustaining Members

Leadership Sustaining Members
Boehringer Ingelheim
Genentech, Inc.
Merck Oncology
Pfizer Oncology
Takeda Oncology

Major Members
Amgen, Inc.
Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
AstraZeneca
Bayer
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Celgene Corporation
Eisai Inc.
Gilead Sciences
Incyte Corporation
Janssen Research & Development, LLC
Lilly Oncology
Taiho
Theradex

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Confirmed supporters as of March 9, 2016