Cory Abate-Shen, PhD
AACR-Women in Cancer Research Charlotte Friend Lectureship

Cory Abate-Shen, PhD

Robert Sonneborn Professor of Medicine
Professor, Departments of Molecular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Urology, Pathology and Cell Biology, and Systems Biology
Chair, Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
Columbia University
Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
New York, New York

For revered research dedicated to discovering and defining the role of NKX3.1 as a master regulator of prostate differentiation and cancer initiation and progression, generating unique and reliable murine bladder and prostate cancer models, and for steadfast commitment to serving as a leader, mentor, and supporter of female cancer researchers.

The AACR-Women in Cancer Research Charlotte Friend Lectureship was established in 1998 in honor of renowned virologist and discoverer of the Friend virus, Charlotte Friend, PhD, for her pioneering research on viruses, cell differentiation, and cancer. This lectureship recognizes an outstanding female or male scientist who has made meritorious contributions to the field of cancer research and who has, through leadership or by example, furthered the advancement of women in science.

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