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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

Janet D. Rowley

Title: Blum-Riese Distinguished Service Professor
Affiliation:   University of Chicago
    The Pritzker School of Medicine
    5841 S. Maryland Avenue
    Chicago, Illinois 60637 USA
Gender:   Female
Year Deceased:   2013
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Award Discipline:   Biological Sciences
Award Year:   1998
Citation:   "For revolutionizing cancer research, diagnosis, and treatment through her discovery of chromosomal translocations in cancer and her pioneering work on the relationship of prior treatment to recurring chromosome abnormalities, for epitomizing the bench to bedside philosophy in her application of basic discoveries to clinical medicine, and for her leadership nationally and internationally in the oncology and biomedical communities."
    Presented by President William Jefferson Clinton at a White House (East Room) ceremony on Tuesday, April 27, 1999.

 

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