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 has been instrumental in helping the University of Chicago establish one of the premier programs for development of new anticancer drugs in the country. Our pharmacology program has continued to grow and our investigators have achieved increasing prominence in their areas of expertise. I am now excited to lead an internationally renowned group of investigators dedicated to drug discovery and improved therapies for all patients with cancer."Richard L. Schilsky, M.D.
Professor, Department of Medicine Associate Dean for Clinical Research, Division of the Biological Sciences University of Chicago Medical Center
May 07, 2010