Meaningful Contributions

Susan Band Horwitz ’58 to Receive Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research

Posted March 16, 2011
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Susan Band Horwitz ’58 will receive the American Association for Cancer Research Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research on April 3, 2011. The award is given to an individual who has made significant fundamental contributions to cancer research, either through a scientific discovery or a body of work. Horwitz discovered the mechanism of action […]

Two Bryn Mawr alumnae named top cancer fighters

Posted January 22, 2009

Last fall, the American Cancer Society bestowed its highest award, the ACS Medal of Honor, on four Americans: a lawmaker (U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy), a philanthropist (Jon M. Huntsman, founder and chair of the Huntsman Corporation), and two scientists. The scientists—Berkeley National Laboratory’s Mina Jahan Bissell and Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s Susan Band Horwitz—are […]