Julia Dyckman Andrus Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Director, Vascular Biology Program Boston Children’s Hospital
For unwavering dedication to serving as an inspiration to countless women working in the field of cancer research as well as for her pioneering contributions to our understanding of solid tumor growth and progression and for developing novel targeted non-toxic nanomedicines and non-invasive diagnostics for human cancers.
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. To learn more, please visit the press release.