Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center oncologist receives lifetime achievement award
Charles Rudin, MD, PhD, received the Paul A. Bunn Jr. Scientific Award from International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer.
The award — presented at the association’s World Conference on Lung Cancer, held in September in Barcelona — recognizes lifetime achievement in scientific contributions to thoracic cancer research.
Rudin is Sylvia Hassenfeld professor and chief of thoracic oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He also co-directs the institution’s Druckenmiller Center for Lung Cancer Research.
His primary interest area is small cell lung cancer. He serves as chair of NCI’s Small Cell Lung Cancer Research Consortium, a network of investigators who study the disease from the standpoints of oncogenesis, genomic and epigenetic drivers, and therapeutic vulnerabilities.