HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Cancer research specialist and HSPH professor awarded Medal of Honor from WHO cancer agency

Dimitrios Trichopoulos, Vincent L. Gregory Professor of Cancer Prevention at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), was one of three recipients of a medal of honor from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), part of the World Health Organization. The award was presented on May 9 at the IARC Headquarters in Lyon, France.

Trichopoulos has conducted seminal work linking passive or "second-hand" smoking to lung cancer. He has also shed light on a host of other health issues, including the role of the Mediterranean diet in decreasing cancer and heart disease risk and increasing longevity. His current main research interest is the evaluation of the hypothesis that hormone-dependent breast cancers have their origin in intrauterine life.

The other two recipients of medals of honor this year were Mariano Barbacid, Director of the Spanish National Cancer Research Center, and Nancy Brinker, founder of The Susan G. Komen Foundation.


'"/>

Contact: Christina Roache
croache@hsph.harvard.edu
617-432-6052
Harvard School of Public Health
26-Jun-2007


Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Journalists can register now for ECCO 14 -- the European Cancer Conference
2. Cancer cures could work for canines and humans
3. The Cancer Genome Atlas awards funds for technology development
4. Cancer stem cells similar to normal stem cells can thwart anti-cancer agents
5. Cancer stem cells can go it alone
6. Cancer drug enhances long-term memory
7. Cancer cells reprogram energy needs to grow and spread, study suggests
8. Cancer scientists create human leukemia process to map how disease begins, progresses
9. Cancer tip -- Nanoparticles can damage DNA, increase cancer risk
10. Other highlights from the April 18 Journal of the National Cancer Institute
11. American Association for Cancer Research provides support for promising cancer scientists

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/2/2019)... FRANCISCO (PRWEB) , ... February 01, 2019 , ... ... ISO 15189 Accreditation for Clinical Testing Laboratories by A2LA, which establishes requirements for ... an international standard. The laboratory is already CLIA-licensed as well as College of ...
(Date:1/25/2019)... ... January 24, 2019 , ... uBiome, the leader in microbial ... at the Jackson Laboratory (JAX), to its Scientific Advisory Board. Joining the board ... to uBiome expertise in skin microbial interactions and probiotic treatments for skin and ...
(Date:1/25/2019)... , ... January 24, 2019 , ... ... those with rare diseases , As states continue to grapple with prescription drug ... methodological and disease-specific questions policy makers should address before deciding whether to contract ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:1/30/2019)... SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) , ... January 29, 2019 ... ... fully integrated Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) serving the global biopharmaceutical and ... series A funding of $59.1 million backed by multiple global investors lead by ...
(Date:1/30/2019)... ... January 30, 2019 , ... The Society for Laboratory ... to discuss best practices for laboratory automation and screening. This year the conference ... year’s conference, Visikol will be at booth #345 and throughout the conference will ...
(Date:1/24/2019)... ... , ... Dr. Douglas Stramel of Advanced Care Veterinary Services in ... for nearly three years. A proponent of Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Stramel has ... using V-PET™ 2016. V-PET™ is a gravity filtration-based platelet therapy kit that produces ...
(Date:1/20/2019)... ... January 17, 2019 , ... Consumers ... the exclusive purview of physicians. That's changing as many services now exist for ... (DTC) laboratory testing market totaled $208 million in 2018, according to Kalorama Information’s ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: