The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has announced the appointment of Dr. Christine A. Iacobuzio-Donahue, as the editor-in-chief of Cancer Research, one of the 10 highly esteemed peer-reviewed journals published by the AACR.
Established in 1941, Cancer Research is the foundational journal of the AACR and publishes original studies, reviews, and opinion pieces offering insights that deepen our understanding of cancer biology to address the personal, clinical, and societal problems posed by cancer. Areas of focus include cancer landscapes (genomics, epigenomics, and other -omics studies); molecular biology and metabolism; tumor biology; cancer immunology; therapeutic development and chemical biology; computational science and technology; translational biology; and convergence science.
Iacobuzio-Donahue is currently director of the David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research and an attending pathologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where she is also an affiliate member of the Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program. Her research interests include understanding the role of somatic DNA mutations in tumorigenesis, metastasis, and treatment resistance, with a strong focus on pancreatic cancer.
An AACR member since 1995, Iacobuzio-Donahue has served as chair, AACR Laboratory Research Awards Committee (2022-2023); co-chair, AACR Annual Meeting Program Committee (2020-2021); chair, AACR-Bayer Research Grants Scientific Review Committee (2019-2020); and chair (2016-2017) and member (2012-2014), Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-AACR Pathway to Leadership Grants Scientific Review Committee. She is a member of the AACR Women in Cancer Research constituency group and received the AACR Team Science Award in 2013.Click here to read the original press release.
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