ALK gene discovered by St.

Related StoriesCornell biomedical engineers develop 'super natural killer cells' to destroy malignancy cells in lymph nodesNew results reveal association between colorectal cancer tumor and melanoma medication treatmentViralytics enters into scientific trial collaboration agreement with MSDDr. William E. Evans, St. Jude chief and director executive officer, said the ALK story captures an important facet of the hospital’s dedication. ‘Our concentrate is on finding cures for pediatric illnesses, but our discoveries often provide insights that can be building blocks for developments in other illnesses, including adult cancers. We are focused on facilitating this so the most good can come from our discoveries,’ he said. Functioning through the St.This career achievement award was created in memory of Howard L. Lewis, who led the Association’s national research and media relation’s office for two decades. Ladapo, NYU College of MedicineRecipients are selected by a panel of their peers independently, all past winners of the award. The judging panel reserves the right to not present an award should entries not really meet the standards for profession achievement. All U.S. National and local health, medical and technology journalists from print, broadcast and online media are eligible. Entrants can be self-nominated or nominated by a colleague. Each award recipient receives a $2,000 honorarium and a citation. The honorarium will be presented throughout a reception at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2010, November 15 in Chicago.