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Scientific Achievement Awards Committees

Scientific Achievement Awards Committees serve in the significant role of selecting recipients of the prizes, awards, and lectureships that are listed for each committee.

2021-2022 AACR Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research Committee

Chair
Hans Clevers, MD, PhD, FAACR

Richard B. Gaynor, MD
Luisa Iruela-Arispe, PhD
Guillermina Lozano, PhD, FAACR
Pamela S. Ohashi, PhD
Moshe Oren, PhD, FAACR
William Pao, MD, PhD
Brian M. Rivers, PhD
Martine F. Roussel, PhD
Anil K. Rustgi, MD
Saraswati Sukumar, PhD
Karen H. Vousden, PhD, FAACR

2021-2022 AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Blood Cancer Research Committee

Chair
Catherine J. Wu, MD

Rajesh Chopra, PhD
Faith E. Davies, MD
Christopher R. Flowers, MD
Larry W. Kwak, MD, PhD
Mignon Lee-Cheun Loh, MD
Ravi Majeti, MD, PhD
Emmanuelle Passegué, PhD
Feyruz V. Rassool PhD
Kerry J. Savage, MD
Andrei Thomas-Tikhonenko, PhD

2021-2022 AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Cancer Research Committee

Chair
Mary M. Mader, PhD

Natalie G. Ahn, PhD
Rima S. Al-awar, PhD
Sara J. Buhrlage, PhD
Gunda I. Georg, PhD
Amanda B. Hummon, PhD
Allan Jordan, PhD
Charles Lin, PhD
John E. Moses, PhD

2021-2022 AACR Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Award Committee

Chair
Adriana Albini, PhD

Yin Cao, ScD, MPH
Michele L. Cote, MPH, PhD
B. Lee Green, PhD
Rama Khokha, PhD
Jong Y. Park, PhD, MPH
Camille C.R. Ragin, PhD, MPH
Laura S. Rozek, PhD
Deborah Schrag, MD, MPH
Rulla M. Tamimi, ScD
Eduardo Vilar-Sanchez, MD, PhD

2021-2022 AACR-Cancer Research Institute Lloyd J. Old Award in Cancer Immunology Committee

Chair
Jedd D. Wolchok, MD, PhD

Nina Bhardwaj, MD, PhD
Greg M. Delgoffe, PhD
Iqbal S. Grewal, DSc, PhD
Amanda W. Lund, PhD
Gal Markel, MD, PhD
Kunle Odunsi, MD
Andrea Schietinger, PhD

2021-2022 AACR-Joseph H. Burchenal Award for Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Cancer Research Committee

Chair
Manuel Hidalgo, MD, PhD

Alessandra Cesano, MD, PhD
David M. Hyman, MD
Kostas Kostarelos, PhD
Ingrid A. Mayer, MD
Marsha A. Moses, PhD
Manuel Alejandro Sepulveda, PhD
Claire F. Verschraegen, MD
Anita Villani, MD, MSc
Heather A. Wakelee, MD
Cassian Yee, MD
Jennifer S. Yu, MD, PhD

2021-2022 AACR Distinguished Lectureship in Breast Cancer Research Committee 

Chair
Alana L. Welm, PhD

Jill Bargonetti, PhD
Roger A. Greenberg, MD, PhD
Luisa Iruela-Arispe, PhD
Jos Jonkers, PhD
Pepper Jo Schedin, PhD
Naoto T. Ueno, MD, PhD
Carlos L. Arteaga, MD, FAACR

2021-2022 AACR Distinguished Lectureship on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities Committee 

Chair
Rick A. Kittles, PhD

Jennifer Beebe-Dimmer, MPH, PhD
Roshan Bastani, PhD
Gerardo Colón-Otero, MD
Robin P. Farias-Eisner, MBA, MD, PhD
Laura Fejerman, PhD
Steven R. Patierno, PhD
Gloria M. Petersen, PhD
Lewis R. Roberts, MBChB, PhD

2021-2022 AACR Ewing-Dunn Award for Outstanding Achievement in Pathology in Cancer Research Committee 

Chair
Massimo Loda, MD

Yuan Chang, MD
Kathleen R. Cho, MD
Kojo Elenitoba-Johnson, MD
Celina G. Kleer, MD
Gerrit A. Meijer, MD
Andrea L. Richardson, MD, PhD
David L. Rimm, MD, PhD
Sabina Signoretti, MD
Poul H. B. Sorensen, MD, PhD
Christian Steidl, MD
Melissa A. Troester, PhD

2021-2022 AACR Laboratory Research Awards Committee

Chair
Sheila A. Stewart, DPhil

Hannah K. Carter, PhD
Ryan B. Corcoran, MD, PhD
Cyrus M. Ghajar, PhD
Shehnaz K. Hussain, PhD
Chuan-Yuan Li, PhD
Maureen E. Murphy, PhD
John H.J. Petrini, PhD
Lewis R. Roberts, MBChB, PhD
Takemasa Tsuji, PhD
Bradley G. Wouters, PhD

2021-2022 AACR Margaret Foti Award for Leadership and Extraordinary Achievements in Cancer Research Committee

Chair
Anna D. Barker, PhD, FAACR

Marcia R. Cruz-Correa, MD, PhD
Riccardo Dalla-Favera, MD, PhD
Jennifer Rubin Grandis, MD
Roy S. Herbst, MD, PhD
Elizabeth M. Jaffee, MD, FAACR
Edison T. Liu, MD
Patricia LoRusso, DO, PhD
Lisa A. Newman, MD
Brian M. Rivers, PhD
Suzanne L. Topalian, MD
Paul Workman, PhD

2021-2022 AACR-Minorities in Cancer Research Jane Cooke Wright Memorial Lectureship Committee

Chair
Folakemi T. Odedina, PhD

Sarki A. Abdulkadir, MD, PhD
Nadine J. Barrett, PhD
Lorraine T. Dean, ScD
Sophia H.L. George, PhD
Worta McCaskill-Stevens, PhD
William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
Amelie G. Ramirez, DrPH
Lorna Rodriguez-Rust, MD
Javier F. Torres-Roca, MD

2021-2022 AACR Outstanding Investigator Award for Breast Cancer Research Committee

Chair
Lisa A. Carey, MD

Virginia F. Borges, MD
Abenaa M. Brewster, MD
Joann G. Elmore, MD, MPH
Maryam B. Lustberg, MD, MPH
Linda T. Vahdat, MD, MBA
Stephen T. Wong, PhD
Carlos L. Arteaga, MD, FAACR

2021-2022 AACR-Princess Takamatsu Memorial Lectureship Committee

Chair
Elaine R. Mardis, PhD, FAACR

Shelley L. Berger, PhD
Paolo Boffetta, MD, MPH
Thierry Boon, PhD
Tak W. Mak, PhD, FAACR
Hiroyuki Mano, MD, PhD
Louis M. Staudt, MD, PhD, FAACR
Thea Dorothy Tlsty, PhD
Suzanne L. Topalian, MD
Nikhil Wagle, MD
Susumu Nishimura, ex officio
Takao Sekiya, ex officio

2021-2022 AACR-St. Baldrick’s Foundation award for Outstanding Achievement in Pediatric Cancer Research Committee

Chair
Susan L. Cohn, MD

Lisa R. Diller, MD
Maryam Fouladi, MD
A. Lindsay Frazier, MD
Annie A. Huang, MD, PhD
Mignon Lee-Cheun Loh, MD
Charles G. Mullighan, MBBS, MD
Sheila K. Singh, MD, PhD
Gilles Vassal, MD, PhD

2021-2022 AACR Team Science Award Committee

Chair
Yelena Y. Janjigian, MD

Bradley E. Bernstein, MD, PhD
Gianpietro Dotti, MD
Candace S. Johnson, PhD
Raghu Kalluri, MD
Christopher J. Kemp, PhD
Lewis L. Lanier, PhD
Dung Thi Le, MD
Trevor J. Pugh, PhD
Alex Sparreboom, PhD
Victor E. Velculescu, MD, PhD
Alana L. Welm, PhD

2021-2022 AACR-Waun Ki Hong Award for Outstanding Achievement in Translational and Clinical Cancer Research Committee

Chair
Edward S. Kim, MD

Lauren A. Byers, MD
Maura L. Gillison, MD, PhD
Roger S. Lo, MD, PhD
Grace X. Ma, PhD
Katerina A. Politi, PhD
David B. Solit, MD
Elizabeth M. Swisher, MD
Anne S. Tsao, MD
Ignacio I. Wistuba, MD

2021-2022 AACR-Women in Cancer Research Charlotte Friend Lectureship Committee

Chair
Caroline Dive, PhD

Nita Ahuja, MD
Nadine J Barrett, PhD
Emily Bernstein, PhD
Heather R. Christofk, PhD
Francesca M. Gany, MD
Shiva Malek, PhD
Sumithra J. Mandrekar, PhD
Leslie L. Robison, PhD
Douglas Yee, MD

2021-2022 Pezcoller Foundation-AACR International Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Cancer Research Committee

Chair
Lisa M. Coussens, PhD, FAACR

Anton J.M. Berns, PhD, FAACR
Fabrizio d’Adda di Fagagna, PhD
Mariam Jamal-Hanjani, MD
Ricky W. Johnstone, PhD
Yibin Kang, PhD
Crystal L. Mackall, MD
Lisa A. Newman, MD
Gabriella Sozzi, MD