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AACR Congratulates Fellows and Members Elected to the National Academy of Medicine 

PHILADELPHIA – The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) extends its warmest congratulations to Fellows of the AACR Academy who are among the distinguished scientists named to the 2022 class of members of the National Academy of Medicine. Newly elected members include Crystal L. Mackall, MD, Stanford University; Kornelia Polyak, MD, PhD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Norman E. Sharpless, MD, University of North Carolina; David A. Tuveson, MD, PhD, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, immediate past president of the AACR; Peter J. Campbell, MBBCh, PhD, Wellcome Sanger Institute; Connie J. Eaves, PhD, University of British Columbia; and Yang Shi, PhD, University of Oxford. 

“These outstanding clinicians and scientists have done extraordinary work to understand, diagnose, prevent, and treat cancer,” said Margaret Foti, PhD, MD (hc), chief executive officer of the AACR. “We are proud to count them among the members of the AACR Academy and are very pleased to learn that their professional accomplishments have been recognized by the National Academy of Medicine.” 

Other AACR members named to the NAM include: 

  • Wayne A. I. Frederick, MD, MBA, president of Howard University
  • Peter M. Glazer, MD, PhD, Yale University
  • David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD, Washington University in St. Louis
  • James M. Markert, MD, University of Alabama Birmingham
  • Paul S. Mischel, MD, Stanford University
  • John Quackenbush, PhD, Harvard University
  • W. Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD, Vanderbilt University

“AACR’s members and Fellows continue to lead in our mission to prevent and cure all cancers,” Foti said. “These honors are richly deserved.”