May 3, 2005

Craig B. Thompson, MD (Damon Runyon Board Member) was elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors that can be earned by a U.S. scientist.  Dr. Thompson is the Scientific Director of the Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute at the University of Pennsylvania, where he studies the genes that regulate apoptosis (cell death) and investigates their application in treating cancer.

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