Michael Powell, PhD, is staff liaison to the Fellows of the AACR Academy initiative, the Pediatric Cancer and Radiation Science and Medicine Scientific Working Groups, the Surgical Oncology Task Force, the Cancer Prevention Committee, and a senior program administrator within the AACR’s Executive Office. Before joining the AACR, he conducted his postdoctoral studies at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia where he investigated novel molecular therapeutics and drug combination strategies for the treatment of infants with leukemia. Prior to this, he researched the role of epigenetics and longevity-related sirtuin proteins in breast and prostate cancer tumorigenesis and in the onset of various neuroendocrine-related disorders. Powell currently resides in Philadelphia.
This year marks the fourth year that AACR will be inducting newly elected Fellows into its AACR Academy. The 2016 class of 11 Fellows will be celebrated and formally inducted at …Read More