Two DF/HCC members honored at ASCO annual meeting
Harris (left) was chosen as the annual Gianni Bonadonna Breast Cancer Award recipient. This $10,000 award recognizes an active clinical or translational researcher with a distinguished record of accomplishments in advancing the field of breast cancer research. He will accept the award and present the lecture, “Local Treatment of Breast Cancer: Looking Backward to Gaze Forward,” at the upcoming 2008 Breast Cancer Symposium being held Sept. 5-7 in Washington, D.C.
Johnson (left) was awarded the ASCO Cancer Foundation’s newest grant, the Translational Research Professorship. He, as well as Everett Vokes, MD (University of Chicago), will receive $500,000 over five years to support continued efforts to bring advances in basic sciences into the clinical area, and to serve as a mentor for other translational researchers.