UHN Stem Cell Biologist Awarded Prestigious Research Prize

13/11/2013
Dr. John DickPrincess Margaret Cancer Centre Senior Scientist Dr. John Dick has been awarded The Canadian Cancer Research Alliance’s (CCRA) Outstanding Achievements in Cancer Research award. He received the award for his seminal research and leadership in the field of stem cell biology, including his role in providing the first proof that cancer stem cells are not created equally.
 
This award is presented once every two years to acknowledge the contributions of individuals who have had a remarkable impact on cancer research and the cancer research community. It was presented to Dr. Dick at an award dinner on November 5 during the CCRA’s Canadian Cancer Research Conference in Toronto. The CCRA fosters the development of partnerships amongst cancer research funding agencies in Canada and promotes the development of national cancer research priorities and strategies.