• NCI branch chief receives award for BRCA-related research

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Andre Nussenzweig, PhD, received the ninth annual Basser Global Prize.
    The award, presented by Basser Center for BRCA at Abramson Cancer Center at University of Pennsylvania, recognizes a scientist who has advanced BRCA1/BRCA2-related research. The award provides $100,000 in research support, a sculpture and a $10,000 personal prize.
    Nussenzweig is branch chief of the Laboratory of Genome Integrity in NCI's Center for Cancer Research. His work related to DNA repair, replication and genome integrity in cells led to discoveries that have had an impact on development of biomarkers and
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