Damon Runyon identifies scientists with the highest potential to revolutionize how we prevent, diagnose, and treat all forms of cancer. Since its founding in 1946, promising young scientists have been identified and supported by the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation. Several Damon Runyon scientists have made breakthrough discoveries that have transformed our understanding of cancer and many more have gone on to head some of the most prestigious research labs in the country.
Additionally, Twelve Damon Runyon scientists have received a Nobel Prize - just one of the many prestigious awards that have been bestowed on these top-level scientists.
More information about the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation can be found here.