Jeffrey Tyner, Ph.D., receives prestigious early-career award from AAAS

Jeffrey Tyner, Ph.D., an assistant professor of cell and developmental biology in the OHSU School of Medicine and a member of the Knight Cancer Institute, is one of two recipients of the 2nd Annual Martin and Rose Wachtel Cancer Research Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Dr. Tyner received the award for research that simultaneously identifies cancer-causing mutations and drugs that target these mutations.

Dr. Tyner’s award essay was published in Science Translational Medicine on July 2 and he delivered a public lecture in Washington, D.C., on July 7. He shares the award with Li Ma, Ph.D., an assistant professor at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

View the OHSU news release to learn more.