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AACR Annual Meeting 2019

​Supporters

AACR gratefully acknowledges the generous support of individuals and organizations whose funding has made Annual Meeting 2019 possible.  

Special Thanks to Distinguished Supporters of
AACR Annual Meeting 2019

Cure Level

AstraZeneca
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Progress Level

Genentech, A Member of the Roche Group
Lilly Oncology
Merck & Co., Inc.
Novartis

Promise Level

AbbVie, Inc.
American Brain Tumor Association
Breast Cancer Research Foundation
Cancer Research Institute
Celgene Corporation
Get Your Rear in Gear
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Incyte Corporation
Irving Weinstein Foundation
Novocure
Pezcoller Foundation
Pfizer Oncology
Pharmacyclics, LLC
Prostate Cancer Foundation
Seattle Genetics
Società Italiana di Cancerologia


The AACR thanks the following for their generous support of Annual Meeting 2019: 


The Scientific Program 

Major Symposia
AstraZeneca
Dharma Master Jiantai Symposium in Targeted Therapy
Dharma Master Jiantai Symposium in Biomarkers

Opening Plenary: Achieving Equitable Patient Care through
Precision and Convergent Cancer Science
AstraZeneca

Recent Advances in Organ Site Research
AstraZeneca
Dharma Master Jiantai Symposium in
Recent Advances in Lung Cancer Research

Regulatory Science and Policy Track
AstraZeneca
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Genentech, A Member of the Roche Group

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AACR Awards and Lectureships 

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

AACR Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research
American Association for Cancer Research

AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement
in Chemistry in Cancer Research

American Association for Cancer Research

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

AACR Distinguished Lectureship in Breast Cancer Research Aflac, Inc.

AACR Distinguished Lectureship
on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities

Susan G. Komen

AACR G.H.A. Clowes Memorial Award
Lilly Oncology

AACR-Irving Weinstein Foundation Distinguished Lectureship
The Irving Weinstein Foundation

AACR Joseph H. Burchenal Clinical Cancer Research Award
Bristol-Myers Squibb

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

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


AACR Waun Ki Hong Award for Outstanding Achievement
in Translational
and Clinical Cancer Research
Waun Ki Hong Endowment Fund

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

Pezcoller Foundation-AACR International Award
for Extraordinary Achievement in
Cancer Research
Pezcoller Foundation

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AACR Runners for Research 5K Run/Walk 

Visionary Sponsor
Miltenyi Biotec, Inc.

Elite Sponsor
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson
NCI-designated

Innovator Sponsor
Bristol-Myers Squibb
GlaxoSmithKline
Merck & Co., Inc.
Novick Group, Inc.

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AACR Travel Grants and Scholar Awards 

AACR Margaret Foti Undergraduate Prizes in Cancer Research
The Margaret Foti Foundation
Kathleen Scotto
José G. Treviño

AACR Undergraduate Scholar Awards
The Margaret Foti Foundation

AACR Women in Cancer Research Scholar Awards
John and Nancy Cargile
Kelly Golat Memorial Fund for Cancer Research

AACR Travel Grants and Scholar-in-Training Awards
American Brain Tumor Association
The Estate of Dr. June L. Biedler
Breast Cancer Research Foundation
Breast Cancer Research Foundation in Memory of Arti Hurria, MD
Bristol-Myers Squibb Oncology
James V. Buzzitta, MD Family Fund
Dr. Charles Chalfant
Club R-K
The Margaret Foti Foundation
Get Your Rear in Gear Philadelphia
-supported by the Colon Cancer Coalition
Gerald B. Grindey Memorial Fund
Molecular Epidemiology Working Group
of the AACR
Pezcoller Foundation
Prostate Cancer Foundation
Italian Cancer Society (Società Italiana di Cancerologia)
The John W. Warner Fund

Donations in Honor of Cathy Whalen

AACR Scientific Working Groups

AACR Cancer Immunology Working Group
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Incyte Corporation
Merck & Co., Inc.

AACR Pediatric Cancer Working Group
Aflac, Inc.

Key Meeting Elements 

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

Fellows of the AACR Academy Induction Ceremony
and Celebration Dinner

Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Headshot Lounge
Bristol-Myers Squibb

High School Science Education Programs
Aflac, Inc.

Late-Breaking Poster Sessions
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Online Program, Proceedings, and Itinerary Planner
Novartis

President’s Reception
Bristol-Myers Squibb


Professional Education Grants
AbbVie
Amgen
Astellas
AstraZeneca
Celgene
Daiichi Sankyo
Eisai Inc.
Genentech, A Member of the Roche Group
Gilead
Incyte Corporation
Ipsen
Janssen Biotech
Lilly
Merck
Novartis
Pfizer
Prometheus Laboratories, Inc.
Regeneron
Seattle Genetics
Taiho Oncology
Takeda Oncology
TESARO

Progress and Promise Against Cancer Community Event Pharmacyclics, LLC

Scientist↔Survivor Program
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Celgene Corporation
Daiichi-Sankyo
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Lilly Oncology
Merck & Co., Inc.
Novartis
Novocure Pfizer Oncology
Seattle Genetics

Women in Cancer Research Resource Center
Bristol-Myers Squibb

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Research Grants and Fellowships 
Amgen, Inc.
AstraZeneca
Bayer
The Bosarge Family Foundation
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Breast Cancer Research Foundation
Cancer Research UK
Debbie’s Dream Foundation
Genentech, A Member of the Roche Group
GlaxoSmithKline
Incyte Corporation
Johnson & Johnson
The John and Elizabeth Leonard Family Foundation
Loxo Oncology
MPM Oncology Charitable Foundation
Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation
Novocure
Pfizer Oncology
The QuadW Foundation and the QuadW Fund of Communities
Foundation of Texas
Takeda Oncology

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Special Conference Supporters for 2018-2019 

AbbVie, Inc.
Amgen, Inc.
Astellas
AstraZeneca
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Celgene Corporation
Daiichi-Sankyo
Ferring Pharmaceuticals
Genentech, A Member of the Roche Group
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Incyte Corporation
Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
Janssen Research & Development, LLC
Juno Therapeutics
Lilly Oncology
Lustgarten Foundation
Merck & Co., Inc.
Mirati Therapeutics
Novartis
Novocure
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Pentax
Pfizer Oncology
Pharmacyclics, LLC
Prometheus Laboratories Inc.
Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer Research
Seattle Genetics
Shire Pharmaceuticals
Susan G. Komen
TESARO
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

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Sustaining Members 

Leadership Sustaining Members
Amgen, Inc.
AstraZeneca
Bayer
Boehringer Ingelheim
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Genentech, A Member of the Roche Group
Merck & Co., Inc.
Novocure
Pfizer Oncology
Takeda Oncology
 
Strategic Sustaining Members
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
GlaxoSmithKline
Incyte Corporation
Novartis
Pharmacyclics, LLC
 
Major Sustaining Members
Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Celgene Corporation
Daiichi-Sankyo
Eisai Inc.
EMD Serono
Janssen Research & Development, LLC
Lilly Oncology
Loxo Oncology
Pezcoller Foundation
SANOFI GENZYME
Servier
TESARO
Theradex Oncology
 
Associate Sustaining Member
Asana BioSciences, LLC


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