The Cancer Research Foundation has been funding cancer science for more than sixty years. Before the Young Investigator Awards and the Fletcher Scholars Awards were established, the Cancer Research Foundation had the opportunity to fund individuals who have gone on to truly change the landscape of cancer research. We wish to honor those past CRF recipients here.
Janet D. Rowley, M.D.
Blum-Riese Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine Molecular Genetics & Cell Biology and Human Genetics University of Chicago.
"The Cancer Research Foundation is an extraordinary organization, a unique family foundation. Its visionary founder, Maurice Goldblatt along with his wife Bernice, committed enourmous personal energy and resources to nurture and encourage young, talented researchers to find ways to prevent and treat cancer, the most dreaded disease of our time."Mark Siegler, M.D.
Professor of Medicine Director, The MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics University of Chicago
April 30, 2010