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Award Winners

Throughout the history of cancer research in the United States, the institutions that make up the NCI-designated cancer centers program have attracted and supported the world’s most innovative and prestigious scientists. These centers have enabled researchers to conduct the highest quality research; while having these scientists on staff has improved the quality of the cancer centers where they work. Following are lists of scientists at NCI-designated cancer centers who have won the world’s top awards for their work.

Nobel Laureates

Awarded annually for outstanding achievements in several areas, including chemistry and physiology or medicine.

Presidential Medal of Freedom

Presented to those who have made exceptional contributions to significant public or private endeavors.

MacArthur Fellows

Unrestricted fellowships to individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits.

Lasker Awards

Recognizes major advances in the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, cure, and prevention of human disease.

  • Posted: August 13, 2012