New Discoveries and Honors in Cancer Research

Read the latest cancer research and recognition from the members of the Damon Runyon scientific circle.
April 28, 2015
New members of National Academy of Sciences elected

Election to the National Academy of Sciences is one of the highest honors that can be earned by a U.S. scientist. In recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original biomedical research, members of the Damon Runyon community of scientists were inducted this April:

DAMON RUNYON FELLOWS

Brenda L. Bass, PhD (Damon Runyon Fellow ’85-’88), University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City
Jeffery F. Miller, PhD (Damon Runyon Fellow ‘86-’89), University of California, Los Angeles
Danny F. Reinberg, PhD (Damon Runyon Fellow ’83-’85), New York University School of Medicine, New York City

DAMON RUNYON AWARD COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Riccardo Dalla-Favera, MD (Former Fellowship Award Committee Guest Reviewer), Columbia University, New York City
Catherine Dulac, PhD (Former Fellowship Award Committee, Former Sponsor), Harvard University, Cambridge
Maria Jasin, PhD (Current Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award Committee, Former Fellowship Award Committee, Former Sponsor), Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City
Rodney J. Rothstein, PhD (Former Fellowship Award Committee), Columbia University Medical Center, New York City
Jeremy W. Thorner, PhD (Former Fellowship Award Committee, Former Sponsor), University of California, Berkeley