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Frederick Alt, PhD, director of the Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital, has been honored with the 2015 Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research. Awarded by the National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR), the prize recognizes Alt's groundbreaking work on the genetic nature of cancer, research that laid the foundation for our modern understanding of cancer and for the current revolution in personalized, targeted cancer treatment.

The Keynote speech at the award ceremony was delivered by Edward Markey, United States Senator for Massachusetts.

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