New Discoveries and Honors in Cancer Research

Read the latest cancer research and recognition from the members of the Damon Runyon scientific circle.
September 30, 2013
New NIH High-Risk High-Reward Research Awards announced

The intent of the NIH High-Risk High-Reward Research Awards is to encourage investigators to explore bold ideas that have the potential to catapult fields forward and speed the translation of research into improved health.  We congratulate the Damon Runyon scientists who are recipients of these awards.

2013 NIH Pioneer Awards:
Michael Z. Lin, MD, PhD (Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovator ‘13-‘15), Stanford University, Stanford
Mark J. Zylka, PhD (Damon Runyon Fellow ‘00-‘03), University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

2013 NIH Director’s New Innovator Awards:
Jason M. Crawford, PhD (Dale F. Frey Scientist ‘12-‘14, Damon Runyon Fellow ‘09-‘11), Yale University, New Haven
Elizabeth S. Sattely, PhD (Damon Runyon Fellow ‘08-‘10), Stanford University, Stanford