Drs. Elaine Jaffe, Louis Staudt and Robert Yarchoan at The National Institutes of Health recipients of Departmental Awards from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for their groundbreaking research leading to major advances in healthcare and science.
This Fall, three scientists at The National Institutes of Health received Departmental Awards from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for their groundbreaking research leading to major advances in healthcare and science. Dr. Elaine Jaffe received the Secretary’s Award for Meritorious Service for her pioneering discoveries about lymphomas and blood cancers, Dr. Louis Staudt received the HHS Secretary’s Award for Distinguished Service for his revolutionary work on the diagnosis and treatment of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), and Dr. Robert Yarchoan received the HHS Career Achievement Award for his role in developing the first effective drugs for AIDS and developing treatments for HIV-associated cancers.
The ACSR takes pleasure in celebrating each and every one of these investigators, their commitment to excellence, tremendous contributions to science and dedication to health and health equity! Our very best wishes to them for continued success.
Learn more about the NCI Center for Cancer Research‘s Senior Investigators and their individual exceptional contributions to science: https://irp.nih.gov/blog/post/2024/01/hhs-awards-recognize-irp-cancer-researchers