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AACR-Cancer Research Institute Lloyd J. Old Award in Cancer Immunology

Nomination Status Closed
Nomination Deadline 08/30/2019
Generously Supported By The Cancer Research Institute


Description

  • The AACR-Cancer Research Institute Lloyd J. Old Award in Cancer Immunology recognizes an active scientist whose outstanding and innovative research has had a major impact on the cancer field and has the potential to stimulate new directions in cancer immunology. All areas of cancer immunology will be considered for this award.
  • The winner of the award will receive an honorarium, present a lecture during the AACR Annual Meeting, and be provided support to attend the AACR Annual Meeting with his or her spouse, partner, or significant other.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The Award is open to a cancer immunologist who is affiliated with any institution involved in cancer research, cancer medicine, or cancer-related biomedical science anywhere in the world. Such institutions include those in academia, industry, or government.
  • A candidate will be considered on the basis of his or her outstanding and innovative research, which has had a major impact on the cancer field, and which has the potential to stimulate new directions in cancer immunology. All areas of cancer immunology will be considered for this award.
  • A candidate must currently maintain an active research program, have a record of recent publications, and be able to present an award lecture at the Annual Meeting.
  • The award will be presented to an individual investigator.
  • Institutions and organizations are not eligible for the award.

Contact Information

awards@aacr.org

Nomination Procedure

 

Nominations may be submitted by any individual, whether an AACR member or nonmember, who is currently or has previously been affiliated with any institution involved in cancer research, cancer medicine, or cancer-related biomedical science. Self-nominations are prohibited.

Nominators must maintain strict confidentiality of their nominations and all nominations must be submitted electronically to https://myaacr.aacr.org. Paper nominations will not be accepted.

See the Program Guidelines and Nomination Instructions for complete details.

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Selection Process

​Candidates will be considered by an Award Selection Committee composed of members nominated by both the Cancer Research Institute and the AACR. After careful deliberation by the committee, its recommendations will be forwarded to the Executive Committee of the AACR for final consideration and decision. Selection of the award recipient will be made on the basis of the candidate's scientific accomplishments without regard to race, gender, nationality, geographic location, or religious or political views.