Elizabeth M. Jaffee, MD, FAACR
AACR Margaret Foti Award for Leadership and Extraordinary Achievements in Cancer Research

Elizabeth M. Jaffee, MD, FAACR

Deputy Director, Johns Hopkins Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
Associate Director, Bloomberg-Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy at Johns Hopkins
Dana and Albert “Cubby” Broccoli Professor of Oncology
Professor of Oncology, Immunology, Pathology, and Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

For exceptional leadership, pioneering research discoveries, and an extraordinary record of service to the cancer community that includes the development of innovative approaches to antigen discovery, which have resulted in the identification of two novel pancreas cancer proteins, mesothelin and Annexin A2 that represent promising targets for antigen-specific immunotherapy in pancreatic cancer.

The Margaret Foti Award for Leadership and Extraordinary Achievements in Cancer Research was established in 2007 to recognize a champion of cancer research whose leadership and extraordinary achievements in cancer research have had a major impact on the field. Such achievements may include scientific contributions to the acceleration of progress against cancer, significant accomplishments associated with national or international awareness of the importance of cancer research, or other ways of demonstrating a sustained extraordinary commitment to cancer research. To learn more please visit the press release.

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