The Sergio Lombroso Award in Cancer Research


The Lombroso Award will be given once in two years to an internationally distinguished scientist, medical researcher, or physician, who has made highly significant contributions to the understanding of the causes and mechanisms of cancer, or to its diagnostics and therapy. The candidate should be affiliated with a research or medical institution, and should be engaged full-time in scientific or clinical activity at the time of this award. In alternate years the award is given to a Weizmann Institute researchers, who has made highly significant contributions to the understanding of the causes and mechanisms of cancer.

  • 2013-2014
  •  Prof. Zvi Livneh, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 2012-2013
  •  Prof. Michael Stratton, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
  • 2011-2012
  •  Prof. Yoram Salomon and Prof. Avigdor Scherz, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 2010-2011
  •  Prof. Renata Pasqualini, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • 2009-2010
  •  Prof. Eli Canaani, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 2008-2009
  •  Prof. Dr. Axel Ullrich, Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry
  • 2007-2008
  •  Prof. Varda Rotter, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 2006-2007
  •  Prof. Steven A. Rosenberg, National Cancer Institute
  • 2005-2006
  •  Prof. Adi Kimchi, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 2004-2005
  •  Prof. Sir David Lane FRS, University of Dundee
  • 2002-2003
  •  Prof. Tony Hunter, The Salk Institute
  • 2001-2002
  •  Prof. Moshe Oren, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 2000-2001
  •  Prof. Pier Paolo Pandolfi de Rinaldis, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • 1998-1999
  •  Prof. Yosef Yarden, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 1998-1999
  •  Prof. Ron Michael Prywes, Columbia University