On 12 April the official Sjöberg Prize Lectures were held by this year’s laureates at Karolinska Institutet.
Conceptual development and clinical advances in curative therapies for acute promyelocytic leukemia
Zhu Chen, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China.
Deciphering APL pathogenesis through therapy response
Hugues de Thé, Collège de France, Paris, France.
From liver cancer to acute promyelocytic leukemia, and beyond
Anne Dejean, Institut Pasteur and Inserm, Paris, France.
Sjöberg Prize 2018
The Sjöberg Prize 2018 was awarded to cancer researchers Zhu Chen, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, Anne Dejean, Institut Pasteur and Inserm, France and Hugues de Thé, Collège de France, France:
“for the clarification of molecular mechanisms and the development of a revolutionary treatment for acute promyelocytic leukaemia.”
The Sjöberg Prize is an annual international prize for cancer research awarded to scientists who have made major contributions to our knowledge about disease mechanisms, risk factors, or the treatment or prevention of cancer.
The Sjöberg Prize Lectures are organized by Karolinska Institutet and the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences with support from the Sjöberg Foundation.
The event is free of charge and open to the public. Registration is not required.