ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2021 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium Merit Awards.
These distinguished awards recognize oncology fellows and trainees who are first authors on top-ranking abstracts selected for presentation at the virtual Genitourinary Cancers Symposium on February 11-13, 2021.
These 15 oncology professionals are recognized for their respective field and research advancements within the cancer care community:
Vincent Chau, MD, PhD - National Institutes of Health
Manuel Ricardo Espinoza-Gutarra, MD - Indiana University
Chun Loo Gan, MBBS, FRACP - Tom Baker Cancer Center - University of Calgary
Jack Patrick Gleason, MRCP, MBBCh - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Andrew Warren Hahn, MD - The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Laure Hirsch, MD - Cochin Hospital - Paris Descartes University
Tamer Khashab, MD - Harris Health/Ben Taub Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine
Daniel Kwon, MD - University of California, San Franciso
Daniel E. Lage, MD, MSc - Harvard Medical School
Andrew Thomas Lenis, MD - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Nicolas Sayegh, MD - Huntsman Cancer Institute - University of Utah Health Care
Vidit Sharma, MD - University of California, Los Angeles
Hong Truong, MD, MS - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Matthew D. Tucker, MD - Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Risa Liang Wong, MD - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
The 2021 Conquer Cancer Merit Awards are supported by:
Anonymous, AbbVie, Inc., ASCO Employees, Association of Northern California Oncologists, AstraZeneca, BeiGene, Friends and Family of Dr. and Mrs. Ronald Beller, The Berry Family, Dr. and Mrs. Douglas W. Blayney, Bristol Myers Squibb, Jonathan K. and Cora Y. Cho Charitable Fund, Eisai Inc., Estate of Darla C. Ellis, Epiphany Partners Inc., G1 Therapeutics, GlaxoSmithKline Oncology, Harborside, Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals Inc., Friends, Colleagues, and Family of Joe Hogan, Kimberly Irvine, Michael Kelley, MD & Elise Hoffman, PharmD, Nicole M. Kuderer, MD and Gary H. Lyman, MD, MPH, FASCO, William T. Leslie, MD, Lilly, Loxo Oncology Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Eli Lilly and Company, Therese Marie Mulvey, MD, FASCO, Friends and Family of Dr. James B. Nachman, New Rhein Healthcare, LLC, Pharmacyclics LLC, an AbbVie Company and Janssen Biotech, Inc., Dr. Kathleen Pritchard Medicine Professional Corporation, Sarah Cannon Research Institute, Frances A. Shepherd, MD, FASCO, Stephen A. Sherwin, MD, Drs. Rachna and Puneet Shroff, Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Nizar M. Tannir, MD, Anthony and Marilyn Tolcher and Dr. Michael and Deborah Troner.