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Association of American Medical Colleges Awards National Honors

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The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) recognized three distinguished researchers at the 113th Annual Meeting in November 2002.

In recognition of his outstanding clinical and laboratory research, Stanley Korsmeyer, MD, received the AAMC Award for Distinguished Research in the Biomedical Sciences, funded by the Baxter Allegiance Foundation. Dr. Korsmeyer is professor of pathology and medicine at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Korsmeyer has pioneered research on the mechanisms involved in the regulation of apoptosis. He has identified the key genetic mechanisms that govern cell death and survival and defined the role of cell death in the pathogenesis of human diseases, including lymphomas and other cancers. Dr. Korsmeyer's research has …

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