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Thomas Jefferson University honoring Axel Ullrich with Lennox K. Black International Prize
Date:11/26/2012

PHILADELPHIAThomas Jefferson University will honor the renowned biotech researcher whose discoveries led to a slew of innovative drugs that revolutionized treatment including Herceptinone of the first gene-based medications for breast cancerwith its prestigious Lennox K. Black International Prize for Excellence in Biomedical Research.

Axel Ullrich, Ph.D., director of the Department of Molecular Biology at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Germany, will receive the recognition for his work in individualized medicine during a two-day symposium that will feature speakers from Jefferson, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Johns Hopkins University, Genentech and former Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson Director Carlo Croce, M.D., Director of the Human Cancer Genetics Program at The Ohio State University.

The symposium, "Individualized Medicine," will be held November 29 and 30 on the Jefferson campus at the Dorrance H. Hamilton Building, Connelly Auditorium, 1001 Locust Street. The prize award and keynote speech by Dr. Ullrich will begin at 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 29. Michael J. Vergare, M.D., Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs, and Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Jefferson, will present the award to Dr. Ullrich on behalf of the University.

The prize is awarded every two years to recognize the impact of pioneering biomedical research on the alleviation of human disease and suffering. Another goal is to draw the international scientific research community together in recognition of the ability of the spirit of human inquiry to transcend national boundaries and divisions.

For the past 25 plus years, Dr. Ullrich has been a leader in the biotechnology world, translating many of his basic science discoveries into clinical applications. Dr. Ullrich and his team's research led to the development of the drug Humulin (human insulin for diabetes), which is the first therapeutic agent ever to be
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Contact: Steve Graff
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Thomas Jefferson University
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