PEAPACK, NJ Pharmacia Oncology has announced the 11 recipients of its first $1 million Ellence Research Fund, aimed at promoting research to advance the use of anthracyclines in various cancer settings. The recipients were chosen by a scientific advisory board composed of leading oncologists. The company has created a second $1 million Ellence Research Fund and is currently accepting research proposals. (For more information, contact Lynn Stoltzfus at firstname.lastname@example.org.)
The 2001 winners are: Glenn Bubley, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston; Joan Bull, MD, University of Texas-Houston Medical School; Luke Dreisbach, MD, Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson; Phil Gold, MD, Swedish Medical Center Tumor Institute, Seattle; Daniel Haller, MD, University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center, Philadelphia; and Jon Herrington, PhD, Scott and White Memorial Hospital, Temple, Texas.
Also, Peter Kennedy, MD, Kenmar Research Institute, Los Angeles; Pam Khosla, MD, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago; Silvana Martino, DO, John Wayne Cancer Institute, Santa Monica, California; Lajos Pusztai, PhD, M.D. Anderson; and Christopher Ryan, MD, University of Chicago.