C. Richard Boland Distinguished University Professor
John G. Searle Professor and Chair, Department of Internal Medicine
Professor, Human Genetics, University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
For demonstrating how human DNA mismatch repair proteins recognize fluorouracil within DNA, providing rationale for observed tumor resistance, and for dissecting the relationship between inflammation, mismatch repair inactivation, and health disparities in colorectal cancer patients.
Dr. Carethers presented his award lecture titled, ”A Role for Inflammation-induced DNA Mismatch Repair Deficits in Racial Outcome from Advanced Colorectal Cancer,” Sunday, March 31, 2019, during the AACR Annual Meeting 2019 at the Georgia World Congress Center.