May 1, 2012
The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2011-2012 Research Grants and Prizes. These awards were presented in March at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology 43rd Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer in Austin.
Florence and Marshall Schwid Ovarian Cancer Research Grant
Petar Jelinic, PhD, Sloan Kettering Institute for Cancer Research
Caring Together, NY Ovarian Cancer Research Grant
Jun-Min Lee, MD, National Cancer Institute
Amgen Ovarian Cancer Research Grant
Andras Ladanyi, MD, PhD, University of Chicago Hospitals
Ovarian Cancer National Alliance Ovarian Cancer Research Grant
Justin Bottsford-Miller, MD, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
St. Louis Ovarian Cancer Awareness Research Grant
Erin King, MD, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Carol’s Cause Endometrial Cancer Research Grant
Michael Goodheart, MD, University of Iowa
The Foundation for Women’s Cancer Excellence in Ovarian Cancer Research Award was awarded to Ernst Lengyel, MD, PhD, University of Chicago. This award is given to an individual that can best demonstrate that he or she has been able to use their Foundation award to improve women’s health.
The Claudia Cohen Outstanding Gynecologic Cancer Researcher Prize was awarded to George Coukos, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania. The Claudia Cohen Foundation will sponsor an event in the spring in New York to honor Dr. Coukos.
The winner of the Carol’s Cause Prize for Outstanding Paper by a Resident or Fellow was awarded to Nicole Fleming, MD, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.