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Leaders in Fight Against Cancer Join Historic Initiative to Address Critical Shortage of Clinical Investigators
Date:6/21/2011

gator Award program, which has made possible some of the most critical breakthroughs in oncology research of the last decade. Yervoy, a newly approved drug featured at the most recent meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and the first treatment that improves overall survival in melanoma skin cancer patients, resulted from the clinical research of Dr. Jedd Wolchok, a previous Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Awardee.  Since 2000, 58 outstanding physician-scientists have received these Damon Runyon awards; all of those scientists remain in clinical cancer research today. At least 17 of these scientists presented their work at ASCO 2011.

Future cancer breakthroughs require more support. Accelerating Cancer Cures will:

  • Fund the work of early career physician-scientists to meet the critical shortage of young scientists entering the clinical oncology research field.
  • Provide the investigators with access to the expertise of senior oncology executives and leaders in academic cancer research to help translate discoveries into therapeutic treatments.
  • Create opportunities for the investigators to collaborate with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies and to learn about industry science as visiting scientists.
  • Foster collaboration between researchers by hosting an annual translational research summit that connects young scientists and leaders from industry and academia.

"The biopharmaceutical industry is committed to developing cancer cures fueled by partnerships with leading researchers in academia. Key oncology breakthroughs of the coming decade will arise from this type of collaborative scientific research," said Richard Gaynor, M.D., Vice President of Product Development and Medical Affairs at Lilly Oncology. "Damon Runyon's prestigious track record of identifying and supporting talent makes them the natural leader for this effort. Accelerating Can
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