Olivier Delattre, MD, PhD
AACR-St. Baldrick’s Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement in Pediatric Cancer Research

Olivier Delattre, MD, PhD

Director, Institut Curie Care, Innovation, Research for Cancer in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults (SIREDO)
Director, Inserm/Institut Curie
Paris, France

For paramount research dedicated to identifying the genetic drivers of pediatric cancer including demonstrating the role of the EWS-FLI1 translocation in the onset of Ewing sarcoma and further characterizing the role of various somatic mutations in the pathogenesis of solid pediatric tumors including neuroblastoma.

The AACR-St. Baldrick’s Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement in Pediatric Cancer Research was established in 2019 to recognize major research discoveries in pediatric cancer research and to honor an individual who has significantly contributed to any area of pediatric cancer research, resulting in the fundamental improvement of the understanding and/or treatment of pediatric cancer. Uniquely, the award recipient is also afforded the opportunity to nominate junior faculty at the assistant professor level or equivalent, who are affiliated with an academic institution involved in cancer research, cancer medicine, or cancer-related sciences, to be considered to receive a one-year, $75,000 AACR-St. Baldrick’s Foundation Pediatric Cancer Research Fellowship.

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