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American Scientists Receive Dan David Prize for Exceptional Research on Cancer

American Scientists Receive Dan David Prize for Exceptional Research on Cancer

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Recently, three American University professors distinguished themselves for their exceptional study on cancer; they were on the occasion awarded the Dan David Prize and will share the monetary value of $1 million. The three recipients, Prof. Mary-Claire King of the University of Washington, Prof. Bert Vogelstein of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Prof. Carlo Croce of Ohio State University were awarded the price by the Tel Aviv University-based Dan David Foundation for their separate studies carried out on personalised medicine, genetics and the genomics of cancer. For a good number of years Prof. King who regularly visits Israel has been working in alliance with Israeli scientists, and in particular with Prof. Ephrat Levy-Lahad, a medical geneticist, as well as Prof. Karen Avrah...