SCI Deputy Director Heather Wakelee, MD, received the 2021 Bonnie J. Addario Lectureship Award from the GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer. She was presented with this award at 22nd Annual International Lung Cancer Congress in recognition of her leadership on lung cancer clinical trials and decades of research covering multiple facets of the disease.
GO2 Foundation is recognizing Dr. Wakelee for her decades of dedication to lung cancer research covering multiple facets of the disease. Dr. Wakelee’s research has focused on many specific lung cancer subtypes defined by specific mutations in EGFR, ALK, ROS1, RET, BRAF and others. She has led numerous clinical trials focused on lung cancer therapy, most notably treatments to improve cure for patients with lung cancer who have undergone surgery (adjuvant therapy). She has also collaborated with colleagues on work to better understand why lung cancer develops and better methods for detection of lung cancer. Read more >>