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AACR Academy Highlights

Moshe Oren is elected as a foreign associate to the National Academy of Sciences (April 30, 2019)



Elaine Fuchs receives the 2019 AACR-G.H.A Clowes Memorial Award (April 29, 2019)



Emil J Freireich receives the 2019 AACR Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research (March 31, 2019)


Joan S. Brugge receives the 2019 Science of Oncology Award and Lecture, American Society of Clinical Oncology (March 13, 2019)


Judy E. Garber receives the 2019 ASCO-American Cancer Society Award and Lecture (March 13, 2019)


Charles L. Sawyers receives the 2019 AACR Princess Takamatsu Memorial Lectureship (March 8, 2019) 


Raymond N. DuBois receives the Margaret Foti Award for Leadership and Extraordinary Achievements in Cancer Research (March 7, 2019)


Norman E. Sharpless appointed acting commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (March 3, 2019)


Brian J. Druker and Dennis J. Slamon receive Sjöberg Prize (Feb. 4, 2019) 

Brian J. Druker, MD, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon



Dennis J. Slamon, MD, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 



Michael A. Caligiuri receives J.E. Wallace Sterling Lifetime Achievement Award in Medicine (Dec. 7, 2018)



Robert N. Eisenman and Carol Prives, PhD receive the 2018 Outstanding Investigator Award, National Cancer Institute (Oct. 19, 2018)

Robert N. Eisenman, PhD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington


Carol Prives, PhD, Columbia University, New York, New York 




Michael A. Caligiuri and Arlene Sharpe have been elected as Members to the National Academy of Medicine (Oct. 15, 2018)
Michael A. Caligiuri, MD, City of Hope National Medical Center, Los Angeles, California


Arlene Sharpe, MD, PhD, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts



Francoise Barre-Sinoussi is elected as a Foreign Associate to the National Academy of Medicine (Oct. 15, 2018)
 


James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo win The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Oct. 1, 2018)

James P. Allison, PhD, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas


Tasuku Honjo, MD, PhD, Kyoto University Institute for Advanced Study, Kyoto, Japan



 Lisa M. Coussens receives Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction (Sept. 21, 2018)



 Raymond N. DuBois appointed editor-in-chief of Cancer Prevention Research (July 26, 2018)



Brian Druker, Tony Hunter and John Mendelsohn receive Tang Prize in Biopharmaceutical Science (June 22, 2018)

Brian J. Druker, MD, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon



Tony Hunter, PhD, The Salk Institute, La, Jolla, California



John Mendelsohn, MD



Several Fellows have been inducted into the 2018 Giants of Cancer Care, OncLive® recognition program (May 2, 2018)
Bertino_Joseph_90x110.jpgJoseph R. Bertino, MD, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey



Hong_Waun_90x110.jpgWaun Ki Hong, MD, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas



Garber_90x110.jpgJudy E. Garber, MD, MPH, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts



Jordan_V_Craig_90x110.jpgV. Craig Jordan, OBE, PhD, DSc, FMedSci, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas


Daniel A. Haber and Arlene H. Sharpe are elected as Members of the National Academy of Sciences (May 1, 2018)

Daniel A. Haber, MD, PhD, Mass Gen, Harvard, Boston Massachusetts



Arlene Sharpe, MD, PhD Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts



Karen H. Vousden is elected as a Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences (May 1, 2018)


Doudna_Jennifer_2_90x110.jpgJennifer A. Doudna receives the AACR-Irving Weinstein Foundation Distinguished Lectureship Award (April 15, 2018)


Hunter_Tony_90x110.jpgTony Hunter receives the Pezcoller Foundation-AACR International Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Cancer Research (April 15, 2018)


Bertino_Joseph_90x110.jpgJoseph R. Bertino receives the AACR Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research (April 15, 2018)


Fidler_Isaiah_90x110.jpgIsaiah J. Fidler receives the AACR-Margaret Foti Award for Leadership and Extraordinary Achievements in Cancer Research (April 15, 2018)



Susan B. Horwitz and Bruce W. Stillman receive Canada Gairdner International Award (April 2, 2019)

Susan Band Horwitz, PhD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York


Bruce W. Stillman, PhD, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York


Kenneth C. Anderson, MD is elected as a Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (March 12, 2018)


Nancy Davidson, MD receives 2018 Allen S. Lichter Visionary Leader Award and Lecture, American Society of Clinical Oncology (March 12, 2018)


Doug Lowy, MD receives 2018 Science of Oncology Award and Lecture, American Society of Clinical Oncology (March 12, 2019)


John Mendelsohn, MD receives 2018 Distinguished Achievement Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology (March 12, 2018)


Chen-Zhu_90x110.jpgZhu Chen is one of three to receive the 2018 Sjöberg Prize (Feb. 7, 2018)


 

Allison_90x110.jpgJames P. Allison will receive the National Academy of Sciences 2018 Jessie Stevenson Kovalenko Medal (Jan. 19, 2018)


Doudna_Jennifer_2_90x110.jpgJennifer A. Doudna will receive the 2018 NAS Award in Chemical Sciences (Jan. 19, 2018)

 


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