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12Apr 2018

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Rene Bernards elected as Fellow of the AACR Academy


Cancer researcher Rene Bernards of the Netherlands Cancer Institute has been elected as 2018 Fellow of the American Association for Cancer Research Academy.  

Professor Bernards was elected for establishing innovative strategies to categorize biomarkers of treatment response and effective treatment combinations, and for pioneering the use of genetic screening tests to identify and stratify individuals at risk of developing breast cancer.

On 4 April 2018, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) announced its newly elected class of Fellows of the AACR Academy, which provides ongoing advice and counsel to the AACR leadership on scientific topics of timeliness and significance as well as other matters of importance.

The mission of the AACR Academy is to recognize and honor distinguished scientists whose major scientific contributions have propelled significant innovation and progress against cancer, and to leverage the expertise of the global brain trust of Fellows of the AACR Academy to advance the mission of the AACR to prevent and cure all cancers through research, education, communication, and collaboration.

All Fellows are nominated and elected through an annual peer-review process conducted by existing Fellows of the AACR Academy and ratified by the AACR Executive Committee. This process involves a rigorous assessment of each candidate's scientific achievements in cancer research and cancer-related sciences. Consideration of induction and election into the AACR Academy is restricted to individuals whose work has had a significant and enduring impact on the cancer research field.

Rene Bernards will be formally inducted into the 2018 class of Fellows at the AACR Annual Meeting 2018, to be held in Chicago, April 14-18.

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