American Association for Cancer Research 2017-2018 President Elizabeth M. Jaffee, MD, seeks ways to expand AACR's efforts to nurture the next generation of cancer researchers and advance convergence science during her term leading the organization.
Phillip A. Sharp, PhD, Dr. Sharp who earned the 1993 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his co-discovery of RNA splicing, didn’t set out to be a cancer researcher. But throughout his career, which spans nearly half a century, Dr. Sharp has been committed to developing collaborations that can generate new ways of thinking about cancer.
Dr. Hong, who served as AACR President from 2001 to 2002, retired in 2014 as a division head and professor at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. His work has transformed the lives of innumerable cancer patients.