WOMEN IN STEM

Damon Runyon actively promotes women in science—currently approximately 42% of Damon Runyon’s 212 actively-funded researchers are women, well above the world average. Watch our bold and brave female scientists talk about finding cures for cancer.

 

 

Our Mission

To accelerate breakthroughs, the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation provides today’s best young scientists with funding to pursue innovative cancer research. Since its founding in 1946, Damon Runyon has invested over $360 million and funded more than 3,700 young scientists.

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THE RUNYON 5K RETURNS TO YANKEE STADIUM ON MAY 11, 2019

Experience Yankee Stadium like never before - run or walk the concourses, ramps and stairs, and enjoy two victory laps around the field! Participate as an individual or form a team with family and friends. 100% of the donations you raise will support innovative cancer research. Register Today!

 

 

Yung LieBruce W. Stillman Wins Prestigious Gairdner Award

Nicknamed Canada’s Nobels, the Gairdner Awards for medical research celebrate the world’s best biomedical and global health scientists. This year Bruce W. Stillman, PhD (Damon Runyon Fellow ’78-81’), President and CEO of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, received this honor. Read More