This month, we announced that Karen E. Knudsen, PhD, enterprise director of Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (SKCC) – Jefferson Health in Philadelphia, has been elected vice president/president-elect of the AACI Board of Directors.
Dr. Knudsen will be joined by four other new board members:
Randall F. Holcombe, MD, MBA, University of Hawai‘i Cancer Center
Thomas P. Loughran, Jr., MD, UVA Cancer Center
Leonidas (Leon) Platanias, MD, PhD, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center
Benjamin G. Neel, MD, PhD, Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone
The new members will officially join the board at our AACI/CCAF Annual Meeting, September 30 – October 2 in Chicago.
- Read our press release. [PDF]
We highlighted Richard and Susan Rogel, recipients of the inaugural Champion for Cures Award, and Charles M. Perou, PhD, who will receive the AACI Distinguished Scientist Award at the annual meeting on October 1.
During the dog days of summer, we shared sun safety tips for Summer Sun Safety Month.
Coming up in September:
Thursday, September 13 |Rally for Medical Research Capitol Hill Day – Washington, DC
Friday, September 21 | Biden Cancer Summit – Washington, DC
Sunday, September 30 – Tuesday, October 2 | AACI/CCAF Annual Meeting – Chicago, IL
- Blood Cancer/Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month
- Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
- Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month
- National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
- National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
- Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month