2009 Pinedo Cancer Care Prize Winner: Richard J. O'Reilly
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Professor O'Reilly is known for pioneering bone marrow transplantation research spanning more than three decades. He started the clinical and preclinical research program in Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York and established a worldwide reputation for bone marrow transplantations of children with severe combined immune deficiencies and leukemias. He is Chair of Sloan-Kettering's department of pediatrics and Chief of the pediatric bone marrow transplant service.