Alberto Mantovani, MD
Pezcoller Foundation-AACR International Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Cancer Research

Alberto Mantovani, MD

William Harvey Research Institute,
Queen Mary University, London
Professor, Humanitas University
Scientific Director, Humanitas Research Hospital
Scientific Institute for Research and Healthcare      
Milan, Italy

For identifying tumor-associated macrophages as mediators of cancer progression and for highlighting the role of inflammation and the immune system in tumorigenesis.  

​Dr. Mantovani presented his award lecture titled, “Macrophages, Inflammation, and Cancer: Double Edged Swords,” Sunday, March 31, 2019, during the AACR Annual Meeting 2019 at the Georgia World Congress Center.

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