Dr. Olivera Finn, Distinguished Professor of Immunology, has been awarded the the 2017 AACR-CRI Lloyd J. Old Award in Cancer Immunology. From the the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) website:
"Dr. Finn will deliver her award lecture at the AACR Annual Meeting 2017 in Washington, DC. The award lecture will be held Tuesday, April 4, 2017, in the Washington Convention Center.
The AACR-CRI Lloyd J. Old Award in Cancer Immunology was established in honor of the late Lloyd J. Old, MD, who is considered the Founding Father of Modern Tumor Immunology. Dr. Old's outstanding research in the field of cancer immunology, as well as his decades of leadership in fostering the field, have had a far-reaching impact on cancer. This award is intended to recognize an active cancer immunologist who, like Dr. Old, has done outstanding, innovative, and impactful research in cancer immunology."