Award Winners in the News
Stem cell researcher Irving Weissman awarded Albany Prize
Irving Weissman, MD, director of Stanford’s Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, will receive the 2019 Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research for his pioneering work in stem cell and cancer biology, including the identification of blood-forming stem cells and their role in blood cancers, as well as the discovery of a “don’t eat me” signal on the surface of many cancer cells that protects them from being eliminated by the immune system.
Two young cancer researchers receive awards from Parker Institute
Two young investigators at the School of Medicine have received awards from the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy to advance their research and further their careers in the field of cancer immunotherapy.
Stars of Stanford Medicine: In pursuit of the “Aha!” discoveries
Massa Shoura, PhD, is a postdoctoral research fellow in the lab of Nobel Laureate Andrew Fire, PhD, a Stanford professor of pathology and of genetics. She recently received a postdoctoral fellowship from the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation..
Distinguished Faculty Awards
A History of Accomplishment
From Andrew Fire's Nobel Prize in Medicine to awards for the best teaching in a medical college, Stanford Dept. of Pathology faculty have received acclaim from their peers and the broader research community.