Posted: June 2018
Pasi A. Janne, MD, PhD, was awarded the Second AACR-Waun Ki Hong Award for Outstanding Achievement in Translational and Clinical Cancer Research. The award is given to a cancer researcher who has conducted highly meritorious laboratory, translational, or clinical cancer research anywhere in the world at a relatively early state in his or her career. Dr. Janne is the director at the Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology, director at the Belfer Center for Applied Cancer Science at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School in Boston. He delivered his lecture, “Developing Combination Precision Therapies for Lung Cancer,” at the AACR meeting this past April.