The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Robert A. Weinberg
Member and Professor of Biology
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"For his contribution to the identification of cellular oncogenes and their role in cancer, which led to a better understanding of the molecular basis for cancer and its diagnosis and therapy."
Presented by President Bill Clinton in a ceremony in Room 450, Old Executive Office Building, Tuesday, December 16, 1997.