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  The Pershing Square Sohn Prize for Young Investigators in Cancer Research will provide New York-based scientists the freedom to take risks and pursue their boldest research at a stage when traditional funding is lacking. In the quest for cures, the Prize will accelerate collaboration between academia and industry. Prize winners will receive $200,000 a year for up to three years.

The Cancer Research Prize

Early-stage cancer research funding

The Prize for young investigators provides early-stage funding opportunities to New York scientists with innovative ideas in cancer research. The program surrounding the Prize is a catalyst in bridging the gap between the academic scientific community and the business community. Click here to learn more

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2015 Prize Awards Ceremony

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“It is critically important to fund and guide young scientists so they can make groundbreaking discoveries. The Pershing Square Sohn Prize will play a catalytic role.”

Marc Tessier-Lavigne, President, The Rockefeller University