Janet Rowley Honored

 Medical Advisory Board Member, Dr. Janet D. Rowley, dubbed by The New York Times as the “Matriarch of Modern Cancer Genetics,” is awarded the country’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, from President Barack Obama

Howard Hughes Medical Institute appoints 2005 Foundation grantee, Iannis Aifantis, Ph.D. of New York University Medical Center as one of the 50 top scientists earning a HHMI Early Career Scientist award & establishing him as one of the most outstanding young scientists in the country

Grantee Tait Shanfelt, M.D. of the Mayo Clinic files a US patent on his green tea extract findings

Twelve new Medical Research Awards announced total $2.7 million.