• Geneticist receives AACR Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Frederick W. Alt, PhD, received the AACR Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research.
    The award, presented during the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting, honors individuals who made significant fundamental contributions to cancer research, either through a single scientific discovery or a collective body of work.
    Alt is director of the program in cellular and molecular medicine at Boston Children's Hospital, as well as Charles A. Janeway professor of pediatrics and professor of genetics at Harvard Medical School.
    The award recognizes Alt's discovery of gene
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  • NCI principal deputy director receives award for achievement in cancer research

    NCI principal deputy director receives award for achievement in cancer research

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Douglas R. Lowy, MD, FAACR, will receive this year's AACR-Margaret Foti Award for Leadership and Extraordinary Achievements in Cancer Research.
    The award, presented at this year's American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting, is given to an individual whose leadership and extraordinary achievements in cancer research have made a major impact in the field.
    Lowy is principal deputy director at NCI, as well as chief of its Laboratory of Cellular Oncology and head of the signaling and oncogenesis section. He served as acting director of NCI from 2015 to 2017.
    The award
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