American Association for Cancer Research

Supporters

AACR gratefully acknowledges the generous support of the following organizations. As donors of unrestricted educational grants, these Friends of AACR provided funds to help defray many of the costs of presenting the 97th AACR Annual Meeting.


Special Thanks to Our Leading Annual Meeting Supporter for 2006

Amgen

Electronic Information Center • Proceedings on CD-ROM
Conference Bag • Fellowships


Annual Reception
Gene Logic, Inc.

Coffee Breaks
American Chemical Society
Aveopharma
Biacore, Inc.
Gene Logic, Inc.

Daily Calendar
GlaxoSmithKline

General Meeting Support
Eli Lilly & Company
Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Services, LLC
Novartis

Online Proceedings and Itinerary Planner
sanofi aventis

Onsite Registration
Gene Logic, Inc.
Piedmont Research Center

Webcast
Hoffmann LaRoche

AACR Scholar-in-Training Awards to Presenters of Meritorious Abstracts
Aflac
AstraZeneca
Busch Family Travel Award Fund
Eli Lilly & Company
Gary J. Miller Memorial Fund
Gerald B. Grindey Memorial Fund
ITO EN, Ltd.
MEG/AACR-Molecular Epidemiology Working Group
Merck Research Laboratories
National Foundation for Cancer Research
The Pezcoller Foundation

AACR-GlaxoSmithKline Outstanding Clinical Scholars Program
GlaxoSmithKline

AACR/Minority-Serving Institution Faculty Scholars Awards
Comprehensive Minority Biomedical Program of the National Cancer Institute
The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

AACR-Brigid G. Leventhal Scholar Awards
AstraZeneca

Avon Foundation-AACR Travel Grants
Avon Foundation

Science Education Awards for Undergraduate Students
Dr. Thomas J. Bardos


The Scientific Program


Opening Plenary Session
Genentech BioOncology

Special Session: In the Forefront of Advances in Cancer Research
Genentech BioOncology

Late-Breaking Science Symposium and Poster Session
OSI Pharmaceuticals

AACR-Irving Weinstein Foundation Distinguished Lecture
The Irving Weinstein Foundation

Meet-the-Expert Sunrise Sessions
Genentech BioOncology

AACR Educational Sessions
Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors: How Do They Kill Tumor Cells?
Merck Research Laboratories

Expression Signatures: Challenges to the Promise of Individualized Therapy
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From Chemistry to the Clinic: Pathways for Drug Discovery and Development
sanofi aventis

Trial Designs for Targeted Therapies
sanofi aventis

Update on Antiangiogenic Therapy in Cancer
sanofi aventis

New Concepts in Organ Site Research Sessions
Prostate Cancer
Berlex Biosciences

Forums on Timely or Controversial Topics
Endogenous Inhibitors of Angiogenesis: An Update on Some Recent Advances
sanofi aventis

Will the Drugs of the Future Look Like the Drugs of the Past?
sanofi aventis

Meet-the-Expert Sunrise Sessions
Adjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer: What’s Next?
GlaxoSmithKline

Customizing Antibodies for Cancer Therapy
GlaxoSmithKline

Major Symposia
New Drugs on the Horizon
GlaxoSmithKline

Modeling the Multifaceted Nature of Cancer in the Mouse
Institut de Recherches Servier

Cancer Epigenetics: Therapeutic Implications
Merck Research Laboratories

Notch, Hedgehog, and Wnt Signaling Pathways in Cancer
Merck Research Laboratories

Global Paradigms in Regulatory Approval
Theradex

Ninth Annual Grant Writing Workshop for Associate Members
Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation

Scientist<->Survivor Program
AstraZeneca


AACR Awards


Fifth Landon-AACR Prizes for Cancer Research

Kirk A. & Dorothy P. Landon Foundation

Ninth Pezcoller Foundation-AACR International Award for Cancer Research
The Pezcoller Foundation

Forty-sixth AACR-G.H.A. Clowes Memorial Award
Eli Lilly & Company

Thirtieth AACR-Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Foundation Award
Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Foundation

Fifteenth AACR-American Cancer Society Award for Research Excellence in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention
American Cancer Society

AACR-Gertrude B. Elion Cancer Research Award
GlaxoSmithKline

Avon-AACR International Scholars in Breast Cancer Research
Avon Foundation

Career Development Awards
Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation
Genentech BioOncology
PanCAN
Pennsylvania Department of Health

AACR Research Fellowships
Amgen
AstraZeneca
Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation
Foundation Nelia et Amadeo Barletta
Genentech BioOncology
MedImmune
PanCAN
Pennsylvania Department of Health

V Foundation-AACR Grants in Translational Cancer Research
The Abbott Fund
Abbott Oncology
AstraZeneca LP
Cardinal Health Foundation
Eli Lilly & Company
Genentech BioOncology