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.
"Development money is one of science's best resources. It requires a farsighted donor who has the vision to find the right people and let them take the ball and run with it, one who gives them the freedom and flexibility to test new ideas. This is what makes the Cancer Research Foundation so unique."John E. Ultmann, M.D.
Professor of Medicine University of Chicago Medical Center
April 30, 2010