Nomination Form


Honoring the legacy of the late Paul A. Marks, MD – a distinguished scientist and leader who served as President of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center for nearly two decades – the Paul Marks Prize for Cancer Research recognizes early and mid-career investigators who have made significant contributions to increasing the understanding of cancer or improving treatment of the disease through basic or clinical research.

The Paul Marks Prize is awarded every other year to up to three investigators. The first recipients were named in 2001. The winners will present their work at a scientific symposium at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and share a cash award of $150,000.

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2023 Paul Marks Prize. Nominees must be age 50 or younger on the date of the submission deadline, April 20, 2023. Prize winners will be announced in fall 2023. For more information, please contact [email protected].

Please fill out the form below as completely as possible. In addition, please attach these required documents in PDF format:

  • Letter from nominator outlining the candidate’s significant accomplishments. Self nominations are not permitted.
  • One-page scientific biography of the candidate.
  • List of up to eight of the candidate’s most significant published papers with brief explanations (100 words or less) of the importance of each.
  • Candidate’s curriculum vitae.
  • Up to three additional letters of support (at least one must come from a recommender outside of the nominee’s institution).

The nomination deadline is April 20, 2023. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact [email protected].

Nominations are now closed.