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5 from MD Anderson among first inaugurated to AACR Academy
Date:3/28/2013

retired as executive vice president and chief academic officer of MD Anderson and is now scientific director of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas
  • John Mendelsohn, M.D., director, MD Anderson's Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Institute for Personalized Cancer Therapy and president from 1996-2011, a time of tremendous growth and accomplishment for the institution. Also a pioneer in the field of targeted therapy, he and colleagues developed a monoclonal antibody that blocks activation of the epidermal growth factor receptor, which stimulates cancer. The first drug in its class, Erbitux is used to treat colon cancer and cancers of the head and neck.
  • Louise Strong, M.D., professor and Sue and Radcliffe Killam Chair, Department of Genetics, is an expert in cancer genetics and epidemiology. She has made seminal discoveries in the genetic bases of Wilms tumor, retinoblastoma and Li-Fraumeni syndrome, as well as of the cancer risk posed by inherited genetic mutations, including those in the tumor suppressor p53.

    "Selection to the AACR Academy is a richly deserved honor for MD Anderson's five Fellows, highlighting their indispensable contributions in cancer metastasis, personalized treatment, immunology, targeted therapy and cancer genetics," said Tom Buchholz, M.D., MD Anderson provost and executive vice president.

    "In addition to their scientific and medical achievements, all have exercised important leadership roles to support and encourage other scientists and physicians in their endeavors against cancer," Buchholz said. "Congratulations to the AACR for establishing this academy to spotlight those who have had major impact on the cause of understanding and curing cancer."

    Fidler, Hong, Kripke and Strong are all past presidents of AACR.

    106 inductees chosen from 69 institutions worldwide

    In announcing the new organization, the AACR noted the academy was created to recognize and ho
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  • Contact: Scott Merville
    smerville@mdanderson.org
    713-792-0661
    University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
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