2007 Pinedo Cancer Care Prize Winner: Joseph R. Bertino
New Jersey Cancer Center
Professor Bertino has been internationally recognized for his role in finding curative treatments for leukemia and lymphoma. He is University Professor of medicine and pharmacology, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and is the interim director of the school's Cancer Institute of New Jersey in New Brunswick. He was named interim director of the Stem Cell Institute of New Jersey in 2007. He has been an American Cancer Society professor since 1976. Prof. Bertino joined The Cancer Institute of New Jersey in 2002 as associate director and was appointed chief scientific officer in 2004.
Read the orginal paper: "Transfer of Drug Resistance Genes into Hematopoietic Stem Cells for Marrow Protection".