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Julian Downward, PhD

Julian Downward, PhD

The Francis Crick Institute
London, United Kingdom

Class of 2023

Scientific Area of Expertise: Immunotherapy, Oncogenes, Signaling 

For pioneering research leading to the discovery of the epithelial growth factor receptor as the ErbB oncogene product, paving the way for development of drugs targeting EGFR and ErbB2/HER2 in lung, colon, and breast cancers; and for defining RAS/RAF and RAS/PI3K signaling pathways as critical drivers of cancer cell growth.