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Awards

IASLC Merit Award

1991: Clifton Mountain, USA
1994: Yukio Shimosato, Japan and Norman Bleehen, United Kingdom
1997: Heine H. Hansen, Denmark
2000: Desmond Carney, Ireland
2003: Paul A. Bunn Jr., USA
2005: Harubumi Kato, Japan
2007: Peter Goldstraw, United Kingdom
2009: Giorgio V. Scagliotti, Italy
2011: David Ball, Australia
2013: James Jett, USA
2015: Harvey Pass, USA

IASLC Paul A. Bunn, Jr. MD Scientific Award

1994: Robert Ginsberg, Canada
1997: John D. Minna, USA
2000: Dan Ihde, USA
2003: Paul van Houtte, Belgium
2005: Thierry LeChevalier, France
2007: Frances Shepherd, Canada
2009: Thomas J. Lynch, USA. and Bruce E. Johnson, USA
2011: Nagahiro Saijo, Japan
2013: David Gandara, USA
2015: Yi-Long Wu, China

Mary J. Matthews Pathology/Translational Research Award

1994: Geno Saccomanno, USA
1997: William Travis, USA
2000: Yukio Shimosato, Japan
2003: Adi F. Gazdar, USA
2005: Elisabeth Brambilla, France
2007: Fred R. Hirsch, USA
2009: Masayuki Noguchi, Japan
2011: Philip Hasleton, United Kingdom
2013: Tetsuya Mitsudomi, Japan
2015: Ming Tsao, Canada

Joseph W. Cullen Prevention/Early Detection Award

1994: Jesse Steinfeld, USA
1997: Clifford Douglas, USA
2005: Nigel Gray, Australia
2007: James L. Mulshine, USA
2009: Stephen C. Lam, Canada
2011: John Field, United Kingdom
2013: Pieter Postmus, The Netherlands
2015: Jacek Jassem, Poland

Award Descriptions

The IASLC has four distinguished awards which are presented at the World Conferences on Lung Cancer.

The IASLC Merit Award is given to a member of IASLC who has made an extraordinary contribution to the organization's development.

IASLC Paul A. Bunn, Jr. MD Scientific Award (Formerly IALSC Scientific Award) is given to an IASLC scientist for lifetime scientific contributions in thoracic malignancy research and who has also contributed to the organization's development.

The Mary J. Matthews Pathology/Translational Research Award is given to an IASLC scientist for lifetime scientific achievements in pathology-translational research of thoracic malignancies.

The Joseph W. Cullen Prevention/Early Detection Award is given to an IASLC scientist for lifetime scientific achievements in prevention research of thoracic malignancies.

Nominations

Candidates can be proposed by any IASLC member to the IASLC Award Committee:

  • IASLC President
  • President Elect
  • Past President
  • Chief Executive Officer