Detailed information about each award and the nomination process are available on the AACR Website at www.aacr.org. The fields and corresponding awards represented are:
Basic cancer research:
AACRG.H.A. Clowes Memorial Award, in honor of a founding member of the AACR and a research director at the Eli Lilly Company
Clinical cancer research:
AACRJoseph H. Burchenal Clinical Research Award, established by Bristol-Myers Squibb.
Improved clinical cancer care:
AACRRichard and Hinda Rosenthal Foundation Award, which recognizes notable contributions on the part of medical practitioners aged 50 or younger, and provides incentives to young investigators relatively early in their careers.
Epidemiology, biomarkers and prevention: AACRAmerican Cancer Society Award for Research Excellence in Epidemiology or Prevention, sponsored jointly by the AACR and the American Cancer Society.
Medicinal chemistry, biochemistry or tumor biology as related to drug discovery:
AACRBruce F. Cain Memorial Award, established in 1982 by Warner Lambert Company (now Pfizer) to honor Dr. Bruce F. Cain, whose scientific interests involved the design, synthesis and biological evaluation of potential anti-tumor drugs. The award will recognize outstanding contributions in the fields and encompass anticancer, antiviral and antifunga
Contact: Elizabeth Tait
American Association for Cancer Research