The Inaugural Sjöberg Prize Lectures
Professor James P. Allison, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Cancer Therapy: Prospects for Cures
Professor Tony Hunter, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Tyrosine Phosphorylation - From Discovery to Drug Development and Beyond
The lectures are open and followed by a reception.
The Sjöberg Prize is an annual international prize for cancer research awarded to scientists who have made major contributions to our knowledge about disease mechanisms, risk factors, or the treatment or prevention of cancer. For more information see: www.kva.se/en/Prizes/Sjoberg-Prize/
James P. Allison and Tony Hunter were awarded the 2017 Sjöberg Prize for ”groundbreaking studies of cellular processes that have led to the development of new and effective cancer drugs”.
The Sjöberg Prize Lectures are organized jointly by the Sjöberg Foundation, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and Karolinska Institutet.Contact person: Rune Toftgård