Navigation Links
Ludwig cancer researchers honored among first class of fellows in AACR Academy
Date:3/26/2013

March 26, 2013, New York, NY Three Ludwig scientists were named as Fellows in the inaugural class of the AACR Academy, the most prestigious honor bestowed by the American Association for Cancer Research.

The first class of Fellows includes Webster K. Cavenee, PhD, Director, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research at the University of California San Diego; Bert Vogelstein, MD, Director, Ludwig Center for Cancer Genetics and Therapeutics at Johns Hopkins University; and Robert A. Weinberg, PhD, Director, Ludwig/MIT Center for Molecular Oncology.

"Each of these researchers has pioneered advancements in cancer research. They have helped to transform the landscape by enhancing the understanding of the underlying causes of cancer and accelerating the development of new tools to defeat it," said Edward A. McDermott, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research. "We are grateful for the recognition by AACR of the life work of these researchers."

The 106 Fellows who comprise the inaugural class were selected by their peers for their extraordinary contributions to the cancer field and will be inducted on April 5, 2013. The AACR Academy was created to recognize and honor distinguished scientists whose major scientific contributions have propelled significant innovation and progress against cancer.


'/>"/>
Contact: Rachel Steinhardt
rsteinhardt@licr.org
212-450-1582
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Tortoise and the hare: New drug stops rushing cancer cells, slow and steady healthy cells unharmed
2. Embryonic development protein active in cancer growth
3. BRG1 mutations confer resistance to hormones in lung cancer
4. Genetic variation in East Asians found to explain resistance to cancer drugs
5. Beyond the microscope: Identifying specific cancers using molecular analysis
6. Marshall University study may lead to new treatments for prostate cancer
7. Salk scientists open new window into how cancers override cellular growth controls
8. Penn research points to new way of preserving fertility for boys undergoing cancer treatment
9. Genetic abnormality offers diagnostic hope for childrens cancer
10. Protein jailbreak helps breast cancer cells live
11. Breast cancer risk gene discovery fast tracked by new technology
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/13/2016)... 2016  IMPOWER physicians supporting Medicaid patients in ... clinical standard in telehealth thanks to a new partnership ... platform, IMPOWER patients can routinely track key health measurements, ... index, and, when they opt in, share them with ... a local retail location at no cost. By leveraging ...
(Date:3/29/2016)... 2016 LegacyXChange, Inc. (OTC: ... SelectaDNA/CSI Protect are pleased to announce our successful effort ... variety of writing instruments, ensuring athletes signatures against counterfeiting ... from athletes on LegacyXChange will be assured of ongoing ... Bill Bollander , CEO states, "By ...
(Date:3/22/2016)... PROVO and SANDY, Utah ... Ontario (NSO), which operates the highest sample volume laboratory ... and Tute Genomics and UNIConnect, leaders in clinical sequencing ... announced the launch of a project to establish the ... panel. NSO has been contracted by ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016   Boston Biomedical , an ... designed to target cancer stemness pathways, announced that ... Orphan Drug Designation from the U.S. Food and ... cancer, including gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) cancer. Napabucasin is ... inhibit cancer stemness pathways by targeting STAT3, and ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 A person commits ... the crime scene to track the criminal down. ... U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) uses DNA evidence to ... Sound far-fetched? It,s not. The FDA has ... to support investigations of foodborne illnesses. Put as simply as ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 23, 2016 , ... ... Plate® YM (Yeast and Mold) microbial test has received AOAC Research Institute approval ... of microbial tests introduced last year,” stated Bob Salter, Vice President of Regulatory ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June, 23, 2016  The Biodesign Challenge ... envision new ways to harness living systems and biotechnology, ... Art (MoMA) in New York City ... 130 participating students, showcased projects at MoMA,s Celeste Bartos ... Paola Antonelli , MoMA,s senior curator of architecture and ...
Breaking Biology Technology: