Award Name : Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research
Year of Award : 2015
Award for : Medical
Location : Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Bert Vogelstein (born 1949) is Director of the Ludwig Center, Clayton Professor of Oncology and Pathology and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.A pioneer in the field of cancer genomics, his studies on colorectal cancers revealed that they result from the sequential accumulation of mutations in oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes. These studies now form the paradigm for much of modern cancer research.He received Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research in 2015.