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
2015 Prize Awards Ceremony
“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