Recipient of 2013 Steck Award
Roel Verhaak has been named the recipient of the 2013 Peter A. Steck Memorial Award.
This award was created by MD Anderson's Brain Tumor Center using funds from the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation in honor of Dr. Steck, who discovered MMAC1/PTEN. The award recognizes young investigators demonstrating scientific excellence in research relevant to central nervous system cancers.
The award will be presented to Dr. Verhaak on April 26. After the award presentation, Peter K. Vogt, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer and Executive Vice President of the Scripps Research Institute, will give the annual Steck Memorial Lecture, with a reception to follow.
Please see the following URL for details. http://www3.mdanderson.org/calendar/event/Peter_Steck_Memorial_Award_and_Lecture_19220.html