There are many challenges in managing breast cancer. Top among them is the fact that initial breast-conserving surgeries (the standard treatment for early-stage disease also known as lumpectomies) often miss vestiges of a patient’s tumor. Source: Official Podcast of the BREAST CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION
The annual President’s Scholar Award at Brigham and Women’s Hospital recognizes exceptional scholarly and entrepreneurial accomplishments and supports the careers of assistant or associate professors who have made noteworthy contributions to their chosen field of research. The awardees will receive $100,000 per year for three years.
The Gold Medal award is the organization's highest honor and is awarded to recognize a major research contribution to the field of magnetic resonance within the scope of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine.
The purpose of the award is to promote the professional career development of postdoctoral fellows in the field of mass spectrometry. Activities envisioned for this award include, but are not limited to, conference and workshop attendance, travel to other mass spectrometry laboratories, and purchase of personal professional items such as books, software, or laptops.