Selection Committee

Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award


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
Joel B. Steinberg, MD Chair in Pediatrics
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas


Mignon Loh, MD
Division Chief, Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, Bone Marrow Transplant, and Cellular Therapies
Seattle Children's Hospital
Director, Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research
Seattle Children's Research Institute
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington
Head, Pediatric Oncology Section
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Seattle, Washington

Scott A. Armstrong, MD, PhD
Department of Pediatric Oncology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, Massachusetts
J. Robert Beck, MD
Professor Emeritus
H.O. West and J.R. Wike Chair in Cancer Research
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Christina Curtis, PhD, MSc 
Professor of Medicine, Genetics and Biomedical Data Science
Investigator, Chan Zuckerberg Biohub
Director, Breast Cancer Translational Research
Co-Director, Molecular Tumor Board
Stanford University School of Medicine

Stanford, California
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, FASCO, FACP  
Stuart B. Padnos Professor of Breast Cancer Research
University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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
Alan and Edith Wolf Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Oncology
Deputy Director, Siteman Cancer Center
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
Ann Partridge, MD, MPH
Vice Chair of Medical Oncology
Director, Program for Young Women with Breast Cancer
Director, Adult Survivorship Program
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Brookline, Massachusetts
Katerina Politi, PhD
Associate Professor
Departments of Pathology and Medicine (Section of Medical Oncology)
Scientific Director, Center for Thoracic Cancers
Co-Leader, Cancer Signaling Networks Research Program
Yale Cancer Center and Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut
Vered Stearns, MD, FASCO
Director for Translational Breast Cancer Research
Hematology and Medical Oncology
Associate Director for Clinical Services
Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center
Weill Cornell Medicine

New York, New York
Jedd D. Wolchok, MD, PhD, FAACR, FASCO
Meyer Director, Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center
Professor of Medicine
Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine

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