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The AACR congratulates its members elected to the Institute of Medicine

PHILADELPHIA The American Association for Cancer Research congratulates 12 of its members on their election into the Institute of Medicine. They are among the 65 new members and five foreign associates.

Considered among the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine, the award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service in the fields of health and medicine.

"This is a great day for cancer research and those who have dedicated their lives to the conquest of cancer. We are thrilled that so many of our prominent members have been honored by the Institute of Medicine," said Margaret Foti, Ph.D., M.D. (h.c.), chief executive officer of the AACR. "Their selection is fitting the Institute of Medicine has chosen true leaders in the cancer field who are advancing cancer science and medicine, and are making great strides in the fight to eradicate the more than 200 diseases we call cancer."

The members of the American Association for Cancer Research selected for this honor are:

Kenneth C. Anderson, M.D., Kraft Family Professor of Medicine, department of medical oncology, Harvard Medical School; and chief, division of hematologic neoplasia, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston;

Riccardo Dalla-Favera, M.D., Percy and Joanne Uris Professor of Clinical Medicine, professor of pathology and genetics and development; and director, Institute of Cancer Genetics, Columbia University Medical Center, New York City;

Titia de Lange, Ph.D., Leon Hess Professor, Laboratory of Cell Biology and Genetics, Rockefeller University, New York City;

Susan D. Desmond-Hellmann, M.D., M.P.H., chancellor, University of California, San Francisco;

Charis Eng, M.D., Ph.D., chair and director, Genomic Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic; and professor and vice chair, department of genetics, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland;

Zvi Y. Fuks, M.D., professor of molecular pharmacology and chemistry, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York City;

Carol W. Greider, Ph.D., Daniel Nathans Professor and director, department of molecular biology and genetics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore;

Michael D. Lairmore, D.V.M., Ph.D., professor and chair, department of veterinary biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ohio State University, Columbus;

Caryn Lerman, Ph.D., Mary W. Calkins Professor of Psychiatry and director, Tobacco Use and Research Center, department of psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia;

Ira H. Pastan, M.D., co-chief, laboratory of cell biology, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.;

Peter J. Polverini, D.D.S., professor and dean, School of Dentistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor;

Diane M. Simeone, M.D., Lazar Greenfield Professor of Surgery and Molecular and Integrative Physiology and chief, division of gastrointestinal surgery, University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor.


Contact: Michele Leiberman
American Association for Cancer Research

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