Louis M. Weiner, MD
AACR Distinguished Public Service Award

Louis M. Weiner, MD

Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Associate Vice President
Georgetown University Medical Center
Washington, D.C.

For his extraordinary career in the field of cancer immunology and immunotherapy and for his contribution and proactivity in establishing the AACR Cancer Immunology Task Force and AACR Cancer Immunology Working Group. Since its creation, the working group has spearheaded many of AACR’s efforts to advance the cancer immunology field, including creating a series of tumor immunology meetings designed to spotlight the most cutting-edge cancer immunology research.

Weiner is an internationally renowned physician-scientist who has dedicated his research career to developing and optimizing monoclonal antibody–based immunotherapy. His current work focuses on deepening our understanding of why tumors become resistant to these and other immunotherapies with the goal of developing new treatments to overcome drug resistance.