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Dr. Mary-Claire King Recognized with the Lasker-Koshland Special Achievement Award in Medical Science

Kelli SargentSeptember 9, 2014

Yesterday the 2014 Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation awards were announced and Dr. Mary-Claire King was recognized with the Lasker-Koshland Special Achievement Award in Medical Science. Dr. King is noted for her discovery of the BRCA1 gene.  When the BRCA1 gene mutates it causes increased vulnerability to breast cancer.   “Dr. King’s work over the past Read On

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Research for Her Wins National Award in Human Research Protection

BJ Rimel, MDDecember 19, 2013

Recently, the Health Improvement Institute recognized Cedars-Sinai—and the Research for Her initiative—with the Award of Excellence in Human Research Protection for Best Practice for developing an online consent process. This is a great honor for all those involved with the Research for Her national cancer research registry, which is administered by the Cedars-Sinai’s Women’s Cancer Read On

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