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Albert de la Chapelle, MD, PhD

Albert de la Chapelle, MD, PhD

deceased (1933-2020)

Class of 2021

Scientific Areas of Expertise: Cancer Biology; Chromosomal Abnormalities; Genetics

For internationally lauded contributions to the field of genetics, including the identification of chromosome 8 trisomy in select acute myeloid leukemia patients, mapping the glutathione reductase gene to this extra chromosome, and for additional research endeavors dedicated to the genetic characterization of leukemia, papillary thyroid cancer, colorectal cancer, and Lynch syndrome.