AACR to Recognize Elizabeth M. Jaffee, MD, with 2023 AACR-Margaret Foti Award for Leadership and Extraordinary Achievements in Cancer Research

Dr. Elizabeth Jaffe

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will honor Elizabeth M. Jaffee,MD,Fellow of the AACR Academy and AACR Past President, with the 2023 AACR-Margaret Foti Award for Leadership and Extraordinary Achievements in Cancer Research during the AACR Annual Meeting 2023, April 14-19 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Dr. Jaffee is the Dana and Albert “Cubby” Broccoli Professor in Oncology and Deputy Director of the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center (SKCCC) at Johns Hopkins University, as well as inaugural Director of the Convergence Institute and Associate Director of the Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy at SKCCC. She is also a Professor of Pathology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Co-Director of the Skip Viragh Center for Pancreas Cancer Clinical Research and Patient Care, and Deputy Director of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research. Dr. Jaffee is being recognized for her exceptional leadership, her outstanding record of service to the cancer community, and her brilliant scientific discoveries. Her many important contributions to the field of cancer immunotherapy have significantly broadened understanding of the interaction between the immune system and pancreatic cancer, among other cancer types, and her extraordinary ability to translate preclinical findings to effective clinical approaches continues to improve the lives of cancer patients.

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