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Steve awarded the King Faisal Prize for Medicine 2016

Steve has been awarded this prestigious prize for "his outstanding contribution to defining the link between the basic mechanism of genomic DNA instability and its relationship to cancer. Specifically, he unraveled the salient components of the pathway involved in DNA repair. He is also credited with an innovative approach to bring his findings into tangible therapeutic products to treat cancer". His co-winner, Professor Vamsi Motha, Harvard Medical School was recognized for his "use of the mitochondrion (the cellular power plant) as a model to identify the link between pivotal molecular factors involved in mitochondrial dysfunction and major human diseases such as diabetes and other metabolic disorders".

2016Kate Dry