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CRI to Honor Excellence in Science at 60th Anniversary Gala

September 19, 2013 | Brian Brewer

It's awards season at the Cancer Research Institute. We recently announced this year's winners of the Oliver R. Grace Award for Distinguished Service in Advancing Cancer Research, the William B. Coley Award for Distinguished Research in Basic and Tumor Immunology, and the Fred W. Alt Award for New Discoveries in Immunology.

On Sept. 30, CRI will honor this year's winners during our 60th anniversary gala, "Immunotherapy ROCKS Cancer," which will be held at Cipriani 42nd Street. Honorees include:

Grace Award

  • Sean Parker, serial tech entrepreneur and philanthropist
  • Dr. Bahija Jallal, biotech head at MedImmune

Coley Award

  • Dr. Michael Karin of the University of California, San Diego

Alt Award

  • Dr. Jill O'Donnell-Tormey, CEO and director of scientific affairs, Cancer Research Institute

Read our news release about the Grace Award and the Coley and Alt Awards.

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