National Foundation for Cancer Research Release: 3rd Annual Albert Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research Awarded to Carlo M. Croce, M.D.
3/11/2008 9:43:34 AM
BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) announced today that Carlo M. Croce, M.D. has been awarded the 3rd Annual Albert Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research. Dr. Croce, Director of the Human Cancer Genetics Program and Director of the Institute of Genetics at The Ohio State University, won the prize for his groundbreaking discoveries regarding the direct and causative association of chromosomal translocations with the molecular mechanisms of oncogene activation. Dr. Croce’s research paved the way for entirely new avenues in the development of a variety of therapies to target cancer.
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