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Founders of the AACR

The following individuals are the founding members of the American Association for Cancer Research:​

Silas P. Beebe
Founder

Silas P. Beebe

1876-1930
Physiological Chemistry
Cornell University School of Medicine
New York, New York​

George H. A. Clowes
Founder

George H. A. Clowes

1877-1958
Chemistry
New York State Institute for the Study of Malignant Disease
Buffalo, New York​

William B. Coley
Founder

William B. Coley

1862-1936
Surgery
Cornell University School of Medicine
New York, New York

George W. Crile
Founder

George W. Crile

1864-1943
Medicine, Surgery
Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, Ohio

James Ewing
Founder

James Ewing

1866-1943
Pathology
Cornell University School of Medicine
New York, New York

Harvey R. Gaylord
Founder

Harvey R. Gaylord

1872-1924
Pathology
New York State Institute for the Study of Malignant Disease
Buffalo, New York

Robert B. Greenough
Founder

Robert B. Greenough

1871-1937
Surgical Pathology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Frank B. Mallory
Founder

Frank B. Mallory

1862-1941
Pathology
Harvard University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts

Leo Loeb
Founder

Leo Loeb

1869-1959
Pathology
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Ernest Tyzzer
Founder

Ernest Tyzzer

1875-1965
Pathology
Harvard University Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

John Collins Warren II
Founder

John Collins Warren II

Surgery
1842-1927
Harvard University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts