Steven A. Rosenberg, MD, PhD, Honored with 2024 AACR Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will award Steven A. Rosenberg, MD, PhD, Fellow of the AACR Academy, with the 2024 AACR Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research during the AACR Annual Meeting 2024 to be held April 5-10 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California. Rosenberg is a senior investigator in the Center for Cancer Research at the National Cancer Institute (NCI); chief of the NCI Surgery Branch; head of the Tumor Immunology Section; and professor of surgery at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences and at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He is being honored for his lifelong scientific achievements and paramount contributions to cancer research and patient care, most notably his pioneering research that established interleukin-2 (IL-2) as the first U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved cancer immunotherapy and his major contributions to establishing fundamental principles involving cellular and genetic engineering and immunotherapeutic development.

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