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AACR Academy Highlights

Steven A. Rosenberg

Steven A. Rosenberg

Steven A. Rosenberg receives the 2020 AACR-CRI Lloyd J. Old Award in Cancer Immunology (May 11, 2020)

The AACR Academy sent a letter, signed by 88 Fellows, to Congress advocating for a boost in funding for the NIH (December 4, 2019)

Several Fellows have been elected as Members to the National Academy of Medicine (Oct. 21, 2019)

Raymond N. DuBois
Raymond N. Dubois
Elizabeth Jaffee
Elizabeth M. Jaffee
Douglas R. Lowy, MD
Douglas R. Lowy
Elaine Mardis
Elaine R. Mardis
Douglas R. Lowy

Douglas R. Lowy

Douglas R. Lowy receive the AACI Distinguished Scientist Award (Oct. 21, 2019)

 William G. Kaelin

William G. Kaelin

William G. Kaelin wins The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Oct. 7, 2019)

Drs. Slamon and Ullrich receive the 2019 Lasker-Debakey Clinical Medical Research Award (Sept. 6, 2019)

Dennis Slamon
Dennis J. Slamon
Axel Ullrich
Axel Ullrich

Drs. Mardis and Olopade are featured in the July issue of Leading Discoveries (July 1, 2019) 

Elaine Mardis
Elaine R. Mardis
Olufunmilayo I. Olopade
Olufunmilayo I. Olopade
 V. Craig Jordan

V. Craig Jordan

V. Craig Jordan was appointed Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George for services to women’s health by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth ll (June 11, 2019)

Moshe Oren

Moshe Oren

Moshe Oren is elected as a foreign associate to the National Academy of Sciences (April 30, 2019)

Elaine Fuchs

Elaine Fuchs

Elaine Fuchs receives the 2019 AACR-G.H.A Clowes Memorial Award (April 29, 2019)

Steven A. Rosenberg

Steven A. Rosenberg

Steven A. Rosenberg receives the 2019 Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research (April 27, 2019)

 V. Craig Jordan

V. Craig Jordan

V. Craig Jordan receives Reynold Spector Award for Clinical Pharmacology and Translational Medicine, ASPET (April 8, 2019)

Douglas R. Lowy

Douglas R. Lowy

Douglas R. Lowy appointed acting commissioner of the NCI (April 1, 2019)

Emil J Freireich

Emil J Freireich

Emil J Freireich receives the 2019 AACR Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research (March 31, 2019)

Joan S. Brugge

Joan S. Brugge

Joan S. Brugge receives the 2019 Science of Oncology Award and Lecture, American Society of Clinical Oncology (March 13, 2019)

Judy E. Garber

Judy E. Garber

Judy E. Garber receives the 2019 ASCO-American Cancer Society Award and Lecture (March 13, 2019)

Charles L. Sawyers

Charles L. Sawyers

Charles L. Sawyers receives the 2019 AACR Princess Takamatsu Memorial Lectureship (March 8, 2019)

Raymond N. DuBois

Raymond N. DuBois

Norman E. Sharpless

Norman E. Sharpless

Norman E. Sharpless appointed acting commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (March 3, 2019)

Brian J. Druker and Dennis J. Slamon receive Sjöberg Prize (Feb. 4, 2019) 

Brian J. Druker
Brian J. Druker
Dennis Slamon
Dennis J. Slamon
Michael A. Caligiuri

Michael A. Caligiuri

Michael A. Caligiuri receives J.E. Wallace Sterling Lifetime Achievement Award in Medicine (Dec. 7, 2018)

Robert N. Eisenman and Carol Prives receive the 2018 Outstanding Investigator Award, National Cancer Institute (Oct. 19, 2018)

Robert N. Eisenman
Robert N. Eisenman
Carol Prives
Carol Prives

Michael A. Caligiuri and Arlene Sharpe have been elected as Members to the National Academy of Medicine (Oct. 15, 2018)

Michael A. Caligiuri
Michael A. Caligiuri
Arlene Sharpe
Arlene Sharpe
Francoise Barre-Sinoussi

Francoise Barre-Sinoussi

Francoise Barre-Sinoussi is elected as a Foreign Associate to the National Academy of Medicine (Oct. 15, 2018)

Lisa M. Coussens

Lisa M. Coussens

Lisa M. Coussens receives Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction (Sept. 21, 2018)

James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo win The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Oct. 1, 2018)

James Allison
James P. Allison
Tasuku Honjo
Tasuku Honjo
Raymond N. DuBois

Raymond N. DuBois

Raymond N. DuBois appointed editor-in-chief of Cancer Prevention Research (July 26, 2018)

Brian Druker, Tony Hunter and John Mendelsohn receive Tang Prize in Biopharmaceutical Science (June 22, 2018)

Brian J. Druker
Brian J. Druker
Tony Hunter
Tony Hunter
John Mendelsohn
John Mendelsohn

Several Fellows have been inducted into the 2018 Giants of Cancer Care, OncLive® recognition program (May 2, 2018)

Joseph R. Bertino
Joseph R. Bertino
Waun Ki Hong
Waun Ki Hong
Judy E. Garber
Judy E. Garber
V. Craig Jordan
V. Craig Jordan

Daniel A. Haber and Arlene H. Sharpe are elected as Members of the National Academy of Sciences (May 1, 2018)

Daniel A. Haber
Daniel A. Haber
Arlene Sharpe
Arlene Sharpe
Karen H. Vousden

Karen H. Vousden

Karen H. Vousden is elected as a Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences (May 1, 2018)

Jennifer A. Doudna

Jennifer A. Doudna

Jennifer A. Doudna receives the AACR-Irving Weinstein Foundation Distinguished Lectureship Award (April 15, 2018)

Joseph R. Bertino

Joseph R. Bertino

Joseph R. Bertino receives the AACR Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research (April 15, 2018)

Isaiah J. Fidler

Isaiah J. Fidler

Susan B. Horwitz and Bruce W. Stillman receive Canada Gairdner International Award (April 2, 2019)

Susan Band Horwitz
Susan Band Horwitz
Bruce W. Stillman
Bruce W. Stillman
Kenneth C. Anderson

Kenneth C. Anderson

Kenneth C. Anderson is elected as a Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (March 12, 2018)

Nancy Davidson

Nancy Davidson

Nancy Davidson receives 2018 Allen S. Lichter Visionary Leader Award and Lecture, American Society of Clinical Oncology (March 12, 2018)

Doug Lowy

Doug Lowy

Doug Lowy receives 2018 Science of Oncology Award and Lecture, American Society of Clinical Oncology (March 12, 2018)

John Mendelsohn

John Mendelsohn

John Mendelsohn receives 2018 Distinguished Achievement Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology (March 12, 2018)

Zhu Chen

Zhu Chen

Zhu Chen is one of three to receive the 2018 Sjöberg Prize (Feb. 7, 2018)

James P. Allison

James P. Allison

James P. Allison receives the National Academy of Sciences 2018 Jessie Stevenson Kovalenko Medal (Jan. 19, 2018)

Jennifer A. Doudna

Jennifer A. Doudna

Jennifer A. Doudna receives the 2018 NAS Award in Chemical Sciences (Jan. 19, 2018)