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