Videos

THE PERSHING SQUARE SOHN CANCER RESEARCH ALLIANCE – OVERVIEW AND IMPACT

The Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance was formed in 2013 through a $25 million commitment by Bill and Karen Ackman and The Pershing Square Foundation, which partnered with The Sohn Conference Foundation. The Alliance is dedicated to playing a catalytic role in accelerating cures for cancer by supporting innovative cancer research and by facilitating collaborations between academia and industry. Annually, the Alliance awards The Pershing Square Sohn Prize for Young Investigators in Cancer Research to early-career, New York-based scientists who are engaged in cutting-edge cancer research.

2018 Prize Winners

2017 Prize Winners

2016 Prize Winners

2015 Prize Winners

2014 Prize Winners

2018 Winners

INTRODUCING THE 2018 PERSHING SQUARE SOHN PRIZE WINNERS – SOCIAL MEDIA CUT

On May 22nd, 2018, the Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance announced the seven winners of the 2018 Pershing Square Sohn Prize for Young Investigators in Cancer Research, awarded annually to promising early career, New York City-area cancer research scientists. Recipients receive $200,000 in funding per year for up to three years, for a total of $600,000, to support bold research at a stage when traditional funding is often lacking. The awards were presented on May 23, 2018.

Daniel Bachovchin, PhD

Kivanc Birsoy, PhD

Alberto Ciccia, PhD

Camila dos Santos, PhD

Benjamin Greenbaum, PhD

Mark Foundation Fellow

Dan Landau, MD, PhD

Benjamin Martin, PhD

2017 Winners

Yimon Aye, PhD

Juan Cubillos-Ruiz, PhD

Mikala Egeblad, PhD

Daniel Heller, PhD

Eirini Papapetrou, MD, PhD

Richard White, MD, PhD

2016 Winners

Omar Abdel-Wahab, MD

Uttiya Basu, PhD

Christopher Mason, PhD

Agnel Sfeir, PhD

Samuel Sidi, PhD

Christopher Vakoc, MD, PhD

Andrea Ventura, MD, PhD

2015 Winners

Timothy Chan, MD, PhD

Arvin Dar, PhD

Evripidis Gavathiotis, PhD

Moritz Kircher, MD, PhD

Christine Mayr, MD, PhD

Sohail Tavazoie, MD, PhD

2014 Winners

Emily Bernstein, PhD

Adolfo Ferrando, MD, PhD

Ross Levine, MD

Agata Smogorzewska, MD, PhD

Lloyd Trotman, PhD

Sihong Wang, PhD

Events

2016 Prize Dinner Panel – “Frontiers of Biology: From Genome Editing to Systems Medicine”

2015 Prize Award Ceremony

2015 Prize Dinner Panel – Jose Baselga, MD, PhD

2015 Prize Dinner Panel – Michael Pellini, MD

2015 Prize Dinner Panel – Mark A. Rubin, PhD

2015 Prize Dinner Panel – Harold Varmus, MD

2014 Galien Forum Panel – “Pioneers for a Cure”

2014 Pershing Square Sohn Prize Launch at Galien Forum