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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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