Susan L. Cohn, MD
AACR-Joseph H. Burchenal Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Cancer Research

Susan L. Cohn, MD

Professor and Section Chief
Hematology, Oncology, and Stem Cell Transplantation
Department of Pediatrics
Dean for Clinical Research
Biological Sciences Division
The University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

​For transforming pediatric clinical cancer research by refining risk group classification, identifying clinically actionable phenotypic cohorts and genetic drivers of aggressive disease and second malignancies, modifying treatment strategies, and creating computational frameworks to facilitate the collection and sharing of clinical data.

Dr. Cohn presented her award lecture titled “Advancing Treatment Through Collaboration: A Pedatric Oncology Paradigm,” Tuesday, April 2, 2019, during the AACR Annual Meeting 2019 at the Georgia World Congress Center.

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