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Dr. Druker is recipient of the Stanley J. Korsmeyer Award Share This OHSU Content

02/17/11  Portland, Ore.

Dr. DrukerBrian Druker, MD, Professor and Director of the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, has received the Stanley J. Korsmeyer Award for his work to advance the study and treatment of cancer.

The Stanley J. Korsmeyer Award recognizes physician-scientists for advancing knowledge in their field and mentoring future generations of life-science researchers.

Dr. Druker shares the award with Charles L. Sawyers, MD, of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

The award celebrates their work, collaboratively and as individuals, in revolutionizing the treatment of cancer through rigorous molecular science.  Drs. Druker and Sawyers will share the award honorarium and present the Korsmeyer Award Lecture at the 2011 ASCI/AAP Meeting, April 15-17, in Chicago, Ill.

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