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DALLAS, Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the global leader in the movement to end breast cancer forever, has announced the recipients of the 2007 Komen Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction, the organization's highest award of merit.
This year's recipients are Leslie Bernstein, Ph.D., professor, department of preventive medicine and the inaugural holder of the AFLAC, Inc. Chair in Cancer Research at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, and Joe W. Gray, Ph.D., director, division of life sciences, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif.
Dr. Bernstein and Dr. Gray will be formally recognized during the 30th annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS), a major international gathering of breast cancer researchers, clinicians and patient advocacy organizations, Dec. 13-16 in San Antonio. The two recipients will deliver lectures for SABCS attendees at 3:45 p.m. Dec. 13 in Exhibit Hall D of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. Both will receive cash awards of $25,000 and a crystal award.
The Art and Science of Delivering the Cures
The evening of Dec. 13, Susan G. Komen for the Cure founder Ambassador
Nancy G. Brinker will be the featured speaker at a gala dinner held at the
Gonzalez Center in honor of the Komen Brinker award recipients. In
recognition of the art and the science involved in both research and
clinical endeavors, Komen has themed the evening 'Toward a Culture of
Discovery: Progress and Passion in the Search for the Cures.' Susan G.
Komen for the Cure's Art for the Cure program, which features a special
|SOURCE Susan G. Komen for the Cure|
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