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Sloan Kettering Institute scientists have been recognized by national and international organizations for their innovative research in science and medicine. Listed below are some of the prestigious honors and awards our scientists have received.

Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award
Alfred P. Sloan, Jr. Prize
Pictured: Thomas Kelly
Thomas J. Kelly

Benno S. Schmidt Chair of Cancer Research; Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Professor, Weill Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Cornell University

pictured: Mark Ptashne
Mark S. Ptashne
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Kathryn Adnerson
Kathryn V. Anderson
Pictured: Samuel Danishefsky
Samuel Danishefsky

Emeritus

Pictured: Maria Jasin
Maria Jasin
Pictured: Alexandra Joyner
Alexandra Joyner
Pictured: Dr. Scott Keeney
Scott Keeney
Pictured: Thomas Kelly
Thomas J. Kelly

Benno S. Schmidt Chair of Cancer Research; Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Professor, Weill Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Cornell University

Pictured: Christopher Lima
Christopher D. Lima

Chair, Structural Biology Program, SKI

Scott Lowe
Scott W. Lowe

Chair, Cancer Biology & Genetics Program, SKI; Chair, Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center

Ken Marians
Kenneth J. Marians
Pictured: Paul Marks
Paul A. Marks

Emeritus

Joan Massagué, PhD
Joan Massagué

Executive Director, GMTEC; Director, Sloan Kettering Institute; Member, Cancer Biology & Genetics Program

Luis Parada
Luis F. Parada

Director, Brain Tumor Center; Albert C. Foster Chair; American Cancer Society Research Professor

Pictured: Dinshaw Patel
Dinshaw Patel
Pictured: Dr. Nikola Pavletich
Nikola P. Pavletich
pictured: Mark Ptashne
Mark S. Ptashne
Alexander Rudensky, PhD
Alexander Rudensky

Chair, Immunology Program, SKI; Director, Ludwig Center at MSK

Pictured: Dr. Stewart Shuman
Stewart Shuman
Pictured: Craig Thompson
Craig B. Thompson

President and CEO, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

American Association for Cancer Research Academy Fellows
Pictured: Bayard Clarkson
Bayard Clarkson
Pictured: Paul Marks
Paul A. Marks

Emeritus

Joan Massagué, PhD
Joan Massagué

Executive Director, GMTEC; Director, Sloan Kettering Institute; Member, Cancer Biology & Genetics Program

Pictured: Craig Thompson
Craig B. Thompson

President and CEO, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

American Association of the Advancement of Science Fellows
Kathryn Adnerson
Kathryn V. Anderson
Pictured: Samuel Danishefsky
Samuel Danishefsky

Emeritus

Pictured: Thomas Kelly
Thomas J. Kelly

Benno S. Schmidt Chair of Cancer Research; Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Professor, Weill Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Cornell University

Yueming Li, PhD
Yueming Li
Scott Lowe
Scott W. Lowe

Chair, Cancer Biology & Genetics Program, SKI; Chair, Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center

Ken Marians
Kenneth J. Marians
Pictured: Paul Marks
Paul A. Marks

Emeritus

American Philosophical Society
Pictured: Thomas Kelly
Thomas J. Kelly

Benno S. Schmidt Chair of Cancer Research; Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Professor, Weill Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Cornell University

Pictured: Paul Marks
Paul A. Marks

Emeritus

American Society for Clinical Investigation
Pictured: Renier J. Brentjens
Renier J. Brentjens

Director, Cellular Therapeutics

Pictured: Bayard Clarkson
Bayard Clarkson
Pictured: Michael Glickman
Michael S. Glickman
Jan Grimm, MD, PhD
Jan Grimm
Pictured: Alan Houghton
Alan Houghton
Pictured: Alex Kentsis
Alex Kentsis
Pictured: Richard Kolesnick
Richard N. Kolesnick
Pictured: Paul Marks
Paul A. Marks

Emeritus

Pictured: Kenneth Offit
Kenneth Offit
Charles M. Rudin, MD, PhD
Charles M. Rudin
Pictured: Michel Sadelain
Michel Sadelain

Director, Center for Cell Engineering

David Scheinberg
David A. Scheinberg

Chair, Molecular Pharmacology Program, SKI; Director, Center for Experimental Therapeutics, MSK

Pictured: Dr. Lorenz Studer
Lorenz Studer

Director, Center for Stem Cell Biology

Pictured: Viviane Tabar
Viviane Tabar
Pictured: Craig Thompson
Craig B. Thompson

President and CEO, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Pictured: Marcel R. M. van den Brink
Marcel R. M. van den Brink
Pictured: Hans-Guido Wendel
Hans-Guido Wendel

Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Pictured: Jedd Wolchok
Jedd D. Wolchok

Chief, Immuno-Oncology Service, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program

Association of American Physicians
Pictured: Bayard Clarkson
Bayard Clarkson
Pictured: Michael Glickman
Michael S. Glickman
Pictured: Paul Marks
Paul A. Marks

Emeritus

Pictured: Kenneth Offit
Kenneth Offit
Pictured: Neal Rosen
Neal Rosen
David Scheinberg
David A. Scheinberg

Chair, Molecular Pharmacology Program, SKI; Director, Center for Experimental Therapeutics, MSK

Pictured: Craig Thompson
Craig B. Thompson

President and CEO, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Pictured: Marcel R. M. van den Brink
Marcel R. M. van den Brink
Pictured: Jedd Wolchok
Jedd D. Wolchok

Chief, Immuno-Oncology Service, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program

Benjamin Franklin Medal in Chemistry
Crafoord Science Prize
Alexander Rudensky, PhD
Alexander Rudensky

Chair, Immunology Program, SKI; Director, Ludwig Center at MSK

Doris Duke Distinguished Clinical Scientist Award
David Scheinberg
David A. Scheinberg

Chair, Molecular Pharmacology Program, SKI; Director, Center for Experimental Therapeutics, MSK

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty Scholars
Pictured: Ming Li
Ming Li
Songhai Shi, PhD
Songhai Shi

Full Member

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators
Pictured: Dr. Scott Keeney
Scott Keeney
Pictured: Christopher Lima
Christopher D. Lima

Chair, Structural Biology Program, SKI

Scott Lowe
Scott W. Lowe

Chair, Cancer Biology & Genetics Program, SKI; Chair, Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center

Pictured: Dr. Nikola Pavletich
Nikola P. Pavletich
Alexander Rudensky, PhD
Alexander Rudensky

Chair, Immunology Program, SKI; Director, Ludwig Center at MSK

Pictured: Jennifer Zallen
Jennifer A. Zallen
Jacob and Louise Gabbay Award in Biotechnology and Medicine
Pictured: Michel Sadelain
Michel Sadelain

Director, Center for Cell Engineering

Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize from Columbia University Medical Center
Pictured: Thomas Kelly
Thomas J. Kelly

Benno S. Schmidt Chair of Cancer Research; Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Professor, Weill Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Cornell University

MacArthur Fellow
Pictured: Dr. Lorenz Studer
Lorenz Studer

Director, Center for Stem Cell Biology

Massry Prize
National Academy of Medicine Members
Kathryn Adnerson
Kathryn V. Anderson
Pictured: Maria Jasin
Maria Jasin
Pictured: Alexandra Joyner
Alexandra Joyner
Pictured: Thomas Kelly
Thomas J. Kelly

Benno S. Schmidt Chair of Cancer Research; Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Professor, Weill Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Cornell University

Pictured: Steven Larson
Steven M. Larson
Scott Lowe
Scott W. Lowe

Chair, Cancer Biology & Genetics Program, SKI; Chair, Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center

Pictured: Paul Marks
Paul A. Marks

Emeritus

Joan Massagué, PhD
Joan Massagué

Executive Director, GMTEC; Director, Sloan Kettering Institute; Member, Cancer Biology & Genetics Program

Pictured: Kenneth Offit
Kenneth Offit
Luis Parada
Luis F. Parada

Director, Brain Tumor Center; Albert C. Foster Chair; American Cancer Society Research Professor

Pictured: Dr. Nikola Pavletich
Nikola P. Pavletich
Alexander Rudensky, PhD
Alexander Rudensky

Chair, Immunology Program, SKI; Director, Ludwig Center at MSK

Pictured: Craig Thompson
Craig B. Thompson

President and CEO, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

National Academy of Sciences Award in Chemical Sciences
National Academy of Sciences Members
Kathryn Adnerson
Kathryn V. Anderson
Pictured: Samuel Danishefsky
Samuel Danishefsky

Emeritus

Pictured: Maria Jasin
Maria Jasin
Pictured: Thomas Kelly
Thomas J. Kelly

Benno S. Schmidt Chair of Cancer Research; Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Professor, Weill Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Cornell University

Scott Lowe
Scott W. Lowe

Chair, Cancer Biology & Genetics Program, SKI; Chair, Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center

Pictured: Paul Marks
Paul A. Marks

Emeritus

Joan Massagué, PhD
Joan Massagué

Executive Director, GMTEC; Director, Sloan Kettering Institute; Member, Cancer Biology & Genetics Program

Luis Parada
Luis F. Parada

Director, Brain Tumor Center; Albert C. Foster Chair; American Cancer Society Research Professor

Pictured: Dinshaw Patel
Dinshaw Patel
Pictured: Dr. Nikola Pavletich
Nikola P. Pavletich
pictured: Mark Ptashne
Mark S. Ptashne
Alexander Rudensky, PhD
Alexander Rudensky

Chair, Immunology Program, SKI; Director, Ludwig Center at MSK

Pictured: Craig Thompson
Craig B. Thompson

President and CEO, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

National Medal of Science
Pictured: Paul Marks
Paul A. Marks

Emeritus

NIH Director’s New Innovator Award
Andrea Schietinger
Andrea Schietinger

Assistant Member, Immunology Program, SKI

NIH Director’s Pioneer Award
Pasteur-Weizmann/Servier International Prize
Pictured: Michel Sadelain
Michel Sadelain

Director, Center for Cell Engineering

Paul Marks Prize for Cancer Research
Scott Lowe
Scott W. Lowe

Chair, Cancer Biology & Genetics Program, SKI; Chair, Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center

Pictured: Dr. Nikola Pavletich
Nikola P. Pavletich
Pershing Square Sohn Prize
Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine
William B. Coley Award for Distinguished Research in Basic and Tumor Immunology
Pictured: Malcolm Moore
Malcolm A. S. Moore

Emeritus

Alexander Rudensky, PhD
Alexander Rudensky

Chair, Immunology Program, SKI; Director, Ludwig Center at MSK

Pictured: Michel Sadelain
Michel Sadelain

Director, Center for Cell Engineering

William H. Nichols Medal
Wolf Prize in Chemistry