David M. Livingston, MD
David M. Livingston, MD, a cancer biologist at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, has won a major award for discoveries in cancer research from the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). He received the Pezcoller Foundation–AACR International Award at the AACR Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.
The award was established in 2007 to recognize a scientist who has made major scientific discoveries in basic cancer research or significant contributions to translational cancer research.
Dr. Livingston is the Emil Frei Professor of Genetics & Medicine at Harvard Medical School and is Deputy Director of the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center. He is a renowned expert on the molecular origins of breast and ovarian cancers, focusing on genes that regulate cell growth. ■