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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

2022-2023 AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Blood Cancer Research Committee

Chair
Mignon Lee-Cheun Loh, MD

Andy Chen, MD, PhD
Rajesh Chopra, PhD
Faith E. Davies, MD
Christopher R. Flowers, MD
Larry W. Kwak, MD, PhD
Ravi Majeti, MD, PhD
Teresa M. Palomero Vazquez, PhD
Emmanuelle Passegué, PhD
Feyruz V. Rassool PhD
Katayoun Rezvani, MD, PhD
Kerry J. Savage, MD
Christian Steidl, MD
Andrei Thomas-Tikhonenko, PhD

2022-2023 AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Cancer Research Committee

Chair
Chudi O. Ndubaku, PhD

Gunda I. Georg, PhD
Amanda B. Hummon, PhD
Katrina L. Jackson, PhD
Allan M. Jordan, PhD
John A. Katzenellenbogen, PhD
Angela N. Koehler, PhD
Charles Lin, PhD
John E. Moses, PhD
Zaneta Nikolovska-Coleska, PhD
Stefani Thomas, PhD
Xiangshu Xiao, PhD

2022-2023 AACR Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Award Committee

Chair
Lorelei A. Mucci, ScD, MPH

Yin Cao, ScD, MPH
Roger Chou, MD
Andrea De Censi, MD
Adana A.M. Llanos, PhD, MPH
Adam B. Murphy, MD, MBA, MSCI
Jesse Nodora, DrPH, MPH
Megan Othus, PhD
Jong Y. Park, PhD, MPH
Sandi L. Pruitt, PhD
Laura S. Rozek, PhD
Rulla M. Tamimi, ScD

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

2022-2023 AACR-Joseph H. Burchenal Award for Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Cancer Research Committee

Chair
Dan Theodorescu, MD, PhD

Nadine J Barrett, PhD
Emily K. Bergsland, MD
Alessandra Cesano, MD, PhD
Lara E. Davis, MD
Cathy Eng, MD
David M. Hyman, MD
Yelena Y. Janjigian, MD
Kostas Kostarelos, PhD
Pamela Kunz, MD
Gilberto De Lima Lopes, MD
Christopher Nasveschuk, PhD
Manuel Alejandro Sepulveda, PhD
Anita Villani, MD, MSc
Jennifer S. Yu, MD, PhD

2022-2023 AACR Distinguished Lectureship in Breast Cancer Research Committee 

Chair
Nancy E. Davidson, MD, FAACR

Banu Arun, MD
Roger A. Greenberg, MD, PhD
Luisa Iruela-Arispe, PhD
Jos Jonkers, PhD
Kevin M. Kalinsky, MD, MS
Andrea S. Llera, PhD
Sibylle Loibl, MD, PhD
Jorge S. Reis-Filho, MD, PhD
Rebecca A. Shatsky, MD
Naoto T. Ueno, MD, PhD
Joanne B. Weidhaas, MD, PhD, MSM
Dihua Yu, PhD
Carlos L. Arteaga, MD, FAACR, ex officio

2022-2023 AACR Distinguished Lectureship on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities Committee 

Chair
Gerardo Colón-Otero, MD

Jennifer Beebe-Dimmer, MPH, PhD
Roshan Bastani, PhD
Eloise Chapman-Davis, MD
Jorge E. Cortes, MD
Franklin W. Huang, MD, PhD
Steven R. Patierno, PhD
Lewis R. Roberts, MBChB, PhD
Anne F. Rositch, PhD
Claradina Soto, PhD
Joseph A. Sparano, MD

2022-2023 AACR Ewing-Dunn Award for Outstanding Achievement in Pathology in Cancer Research Committee 

Chair
Roy A. Jensen, MD

Yuan Chang, MD
Kathleen R. Cho, MD
Jayanta Debnath, MD
Jennifer Dunlap, MD
Kojo Elenitoba-Johnson, MD
Celina G. Kleer, MD
Gerrit A. Meijer, MD
Anil Vasdev Parwani, MD, PhD
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

2022-2023 AACR Laboratory Research Awards Committee

Chair
Christine A. Iacobuzio-Donahue, MD, PhD

Donita C. Brady, PhD
Hannah K. Carter, PhD
Olivier Elemento, PhD
Cyrus M. Ghajar, PhD
Catherine Handy Marshall, MD, MPH
Shehnaz K. Hussain, PhD
Chuan-Yuan Li, PhD
Jeffrey M. Lipton, MD, PhD
Julia Maxson, PhD
Sandra S. McAllister, PhD
Lewis R. Roberts, MBChB, PhD
Takemasa Tsuji, PhD
Bradley G. Wouters, PhD

2022-2023 AACR Margaret Foti Award for Leadership and Extraordinary Achievements in Cancer Research Committee

Chair
Patricia LoRusso, DO, PhD

Bruce A. Chabner, MD, FAACR
Marcia R. Cruz-Correa, MD, PhD
Riccardo Dalla-Favera, MD, FAACR
Elizabeth M. Jaffee, MD, FAACR
Edith P. Mitchell, MD
William Pao, MD, PhD
Brian M. Rivers, PhD
Anil K. Rustgi, MD
Paul Workman, PhD

2022-2023 AACR-Minorities in Cancer Research Jane Cooke Wright Memorial Lectureship Committee

Chair
Lorna Rodriguez-Rust, MD

Sarki A. Abdulkadir, MD, PhD
Nadine J. Barrett, PhD
Graham A. Colditz, MD
Marvella Elizabeth Ford, PhD
Sophia H.L. George, PhD
Scarlett L. Gomez, PhD, MPH
William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
Sorbarikor Piawah, MD, MPH
Brian Ruffell, PhD
Eduardo Vilar-Sanchez, MD, PhD

2022-2023 AACR Outstanding Investigator Award for Breast Cancer Research Committee

Chair
Ann H. Partridge, MD, MPH

Virginia F. Borges, MD
Abenaa M. Brewster, MD
Julie Dutil, PhD
Joann G. Elmore, MD, MPH
Veronica C. Jones, MD
Maryam B. Lustberg, MD, MPH
Arpana M. Naik, MD
Melinda L. Telli, MD
Linda T. Vahdat, MD, MBA
Stephen T. Wong, PhD
Carlos L. Arteaga, MD, FAACR, ex officio

2022-2023 AACR-Princess Takamatsu Memorial Lectureship Committee

Chair
Rakesh K. Jain, PhD, FAACR

Philippe L. Bedard, MD
Paolo Boffetta, MD, MPH
Mikala Egeblad, PhD
Hiroyuki Mano, MD, PhD
Shigekazu Nagata, PhD, FAACR
Rosalie Sears, PhD
Louis M. Staudt,
MD, PhD, FAACR
Thea Dorothy Tlsty, PhD
Suzanne L. Topalian, MD
Nikhil Wagle, MD
Anna M. Wu, PhD
Takao Sekiya, PhD, 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

2022-2023 AACR Team Science Award Committee

Chair
Jennifer Rubin Grandis, MD, FAACR

Lara E. Davis, MD
Gianpietro Dotti, MD
Christopher Kemp, PhD
Erin N. Kobetz, PhD, MPH
Dung Thi Le, MD
Yanique Rattigan-Brown, PhD, MBA
Olivia W. Rossanese, PhD
Bryan P. Schneider, MD
Alex Sparreboom, PhD
Zsofia Stadler, MD
Victor E. Velculescu, MD, PhD, FAACR

2022-2023 AACR-Waun Ki Hong Award for Outstanding Achievement in Translational and Clinical Cancer Research Committee

Chair
Anne S. Tsao, MD

James L. Abbruzzese, MD
Maura L. Gillison, MD, PhD
Fadlo R. Khuri, MD
Stephen Lam, MD
Christopher I. Li, MD, PhD
Nancy U. Lin, MD
Roger S. Lo, MD, PhD
David B. Solit, MD
Margaret R. Spitz, MD, MPH
Ignacio I. Wistuba, MD
Jianda Yuan, MD, PhD
Laurence Zitvogel, MD, PhD

2022-2023 AACR-Women in Cancer Research Charlotte Friend Lectureship Committee

Chair
Sheila K. Singh, MD, PhD

Emily Bernstein, PhD
Heather R. Christofk, PhD
Carolyn Y. Fang, PhD
Karuna Ganesh, MD, PhD
Beverly D. Lyn-Cook, PhD
Anirban Maitra, MBBS
Shiva Malek, PhD
Polly A. Newcomb, PhD, MPH
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