Photo: Ronald A. DePinho, MD
Ronald A. DePinho, MD
Year elected: 1999
Current membership category: Senior
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe, Unit 1906
Houston, TX 77030
United States of America
Phone: 832-751-9756

Honors and awards

National Academy of Sciences (2012)
American Academy of Arts & Sciences (2010)
National Academy of Medicine (2004)
ASCI | Stanley J. Korsmeyer Award (2002) For fundamental discoveries in cancer research, aging, and chronic degenerative disease.

Biographical statement

Our basic and translational research program focuses on pathways and processes governing aging and age-related disorders, particularly cancer.  Our experimental approach builds upon the use of unbiased computational analyses of multi-dimensional datasets, genetically engineered mouse models, and human-mouse comparisons on the molecular, cellular and physiological levels. Honors and awards include: Ellis Island Medal of Honor, National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations (NECO), 2017; Order of Saint James of the Sword (knighthood), Republic of Portugal, 2015; National Academy of Sciences, 2012; American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2010; Albert Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research, 2009; National Academy of Medicine, 2004; AACR Clowes Memorial Award, 2003; ASCI Korsmeyer Award, 2002.

Institutional affiliations

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (Primary)


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