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Brian Druker Dickson Prize Awarded In 2012

Brian Druker

Brian Druker

Award Name : Dickson Prize

Year of Award : 2012

Award for : Medical

Location : Portland, Oregon, United States


Brian J. Druker (born 1955) is a physician-scientist at the Oregon Health & Science University. He is the director of OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, JELD-WEN Chair of Leukemia Research, and professor of medicine. In 2009 he won the Lasker Clinical Award and the Meyenburg Cancer Research Prize for his influential work in the development of STI571, commonly known as Gleevec, for the treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML).He won Dickson Prize in Medicine in 2012.