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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

Robert A. Weinberg

Title: Member and Professor of Biology
Affiliation:   Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Cambridge, Massachusetts USA
Gender:   Male

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Award Discipline:   Biological Sciences
Award Year:   1997
Citation:   "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.


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