UCSF at AACR 2024


Each year UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center members, physicians, faculty members, and advocates participate in the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). 

The theme of this year’s conference, “Inspiring Science, Fueling Progress, Revolutionizing Care,” showcases the latest advances in the biology, prevention, detection, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer as well as state-of-the-art concepts and technologies shaping cancer research today. The gathering brings together scientists, clinicians, health care professionals, survivors, and patients.

Honors and Awards

AACR Recognizes 2023-2024 Research Grantees

  • Paola Betancur, PhD, UCSF
    2024 Breast Cancer Research Foundation-AACR Career Development Award to Promote Diversity and Inclusion
    “A genomic insertion variant activates immune escape in breast cancer”
  • Zulekha A. Qadeer, PhD, UCSF
    2023 AACR-Sontag Foundation Brain Cancer Research Fellowship
    “Targeting epigenetic drivers in group 3 medulloblastoma”
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