Awards & Winners

Bert Vogelstein

Date of Birth 02-June-1949
Place of Birth United States of America
(Americas, DVD Region 1, United States, with Territories, Lacks Family Cemetery )
Bert Vogelstein is Director of the Ludwig Center, Clayton Professor of Oncology and Pathology and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. A pioneer in the field of cancer genomics, his studies on colorectal cancers revealed that they result from the sequential accumulation of mutations in oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes. These studies now form the paradigm for much of modern cancer research.

Awards by Bert Vogelstein

Check all the awards nominated and won by Bert Vogelstein.


Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences
(For cancer genomics and tumor suppressor genes.)


Gairdner Foundation International Award
(For elucidating the genetic events leading to the development of specific cancers.)