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MacArthur Fellowships of $500,000 awarded for genius in reducing cervical and breast cancer

Washington, D.C. September 14, 2005 . . . .Two 2005 MacArthur Fellowships will be awarded to individuals for their work in health: a researcher, for work in reducing cervical cancer mortality rates in developing countries, and a researcher for work in identifying risk factors for breast cancer among African American and African women, particularly.

The grants, awarded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, will be announced publicly on Tuesday, September 20th. The names of the awardees will be available on a password protected website on Friday, September 16 (info below).

Awarded to talented individuals in a variety of fields who have shown exceptional originality in and dedication to their creative pursuits, MacArthur Fellows receive $500,000 grants that are bestowed with no conditions recipients may use the money as they see fit. Nominated anonymously by leaders in their respective fields and never notified of their candidacy, the recipients will learn of their selection only when they receive a call from the MacArthur Foundation to notify them of their selection. There are a total 25 recipients for the 2005 Fellowships, awarded for work in other such areas as the environment, technology, geology, urban revitalization, economics, computer science, arts, music, and literature.

  • Reporters covering the story MUST abide by the September 20 embargo, the date for the official Fellows announcement.

  • Here is the password and user ID to access the Fellows website which will be live on Friday, September 16. URL: macarthurfellows.org; User ID: mac909; password: 2fell5.

  • The website will have the names and backgrounds of the awardees. You may contact the awardees directly, on or after September 16. If you need the telephone numbers, contact Vicki Robb at 202-457-8100.

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