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John Dick, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network, Canada

John Dick

John Dick is a Senior Scientist at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine, University Health Network, Professor of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto and Director of the Cancer Stem Cell Program, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research. He is recognized for developing a system for transplanting normal and malignant human hematopoietic cells into immune-deficient mice and identifying and characterizing normal and leukemic human stem cells. His contributions have been recognized through election as a Fellow of The American Association for Cancer Research Academy (2016); Fellow of the Royal Society of London, UK (2014); Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (2004) and numerous prestigious awards at the national and international level including the Dameshek Prize (2005) and the Thomas Prize (2009) from the
American Society of Hematology; the Clowes Memorial Award from American Association for Cancer Research (2008); the Noble Prize from National Cancer Institute of Canada (2000); the Diamond Jubilee Award (2007) (with Drs. J.E. Till and E.A. McCulloch) from the National Cancer Institute of Canada; International KFJ Prize (2017) from Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen; Gold Leaf Prize for Discovery (2017) from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research; Tobias Award (2017) from The International Society for Stem Cell Research, USA

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