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P. Andrew Futreal, PhD

P. Andrew Futreal, PhD

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

Class of 2023

Scientific Area of Expertise: Cancer Evolution, Cancer Genetics, Genomics

For unrivaled research efforts involving large-scale systematic cancer genomics that identified breast and ovarian cancer susceptibility genes and multiple human cancer genes, notably the landmark discovery of BRAF mutations in melanoma—a discovery that led to the development and rapid approval of the first effective targeted therapy for advanced melanoma.