Dr. Elwood Jensen's research led to a
discovery that transformed the treatment of breast cancer patients and
saves more than 100,000 lives each year.
UC President Nancy L. Zimpher, PhD, and
Senior Vice President and Provost for Health Affairs Jane E. Henney,
MD, took part in the ceremony that celebrated Dr. Jensen's Lasker
Award, a highly respected recognition that has honored scientific
accomplishments for 56 years.
Dr. Jensen, the George J. and Elizabeth
Wile Chair in Cancer Research at UC, is also a distinguished university
professor in the Department of Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy.