Selection Committee

Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award


Charles L. Sawyers, MD
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Chair, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program
The Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Chair
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

Karla V. Ballman, PhD
Chief, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Professor of Biostatistics
Weill Cornell Medicine
Healthcare Policy and Research
New York, New York
Laura Q.M. Chow, MD, FRCPC
Professor and Associate Chair of Education
Department of Oncology
Director of the Lung, Head and Neck, and Clinical Immunotherapy Programs
Associate Director for Clinical Research, LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School
Austin, Texas
Ralph J. DeBerardinis, MD, PhD
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Professor, Children’s Research Institute
Chief, Division of Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism
Director, Genetic and Metabolic Disease Program
Robert L. Moody, Sr. Faculty Scholar
Joel B. Steinberg, MD Chair in Pediatrics
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas
Howard A. Fine, MD
Director, Weill Cornell Brain Tumor Center
Associate Director, Translational Research
Meyer Cancer Center
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, New York
Daniel F. Hayes, MD, FACP, FASCO
Stuart B. Padnos Professor of Breast Cancer Research
University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Andrew L. Kung, MD, PhD
Chair and Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York
Dan Laheru, MD
Professor of Oncology
Ian T. MacMillan Professorship in Clinical Pancreatic Cancer Research
The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland
Daniel C. Link, MD
Professor of Medicine
Department of Pathology and Immunology
Division of Oncology
Section of Stem Cell Biology
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri
Ramon E. Parsons, MD, PhD
Icahn Scholar
Ward-Coleman Chair in Cancer Research
Professor and Chair, Department of Oncological Sciences
Director, The Tisch Cancer Institute
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Director, Mount Sinai Cancer, Mount Sinai Health System
New York, New York
Jedd D. Wolchok, MD, PhD
Lloyd J. Old/Virginia and Daniel K. Ludwig Chair in Clinical Investigation 
Chief, Melanoma and Immunotherapeutics Service
Associate Director, Ludwig Center for Cancer Immunotherapy
Director, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy​
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York
Kwok-Kin Wong, MD, PhD
Anne Murnick Cogan and David H. Cogan Professor of Oncology
Department of Medicine
Director, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center
NYU Langone Health
New York, New York
Sandra L. Wong, MD, MS
Chair and Professor
Department of Surgery
Senior Vice President, Surgical Services Line
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Lebanon, New Hampshire
Founding Member
Richard J. O'Reilly, MD
Chief, Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Service
Claire L. Tow Chair in Pediatric Oncology Research
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York