Wolf Fridman receives CIMT Lifetime Achievement Award
Wolf Fridman is professor emeritus at Paris Descartes University as well as the founder of Cordeliers Research Centre, and president of the Canceropole Ile de France.
The award committee emphasizes Fridman’s outstanding contribution to a deeper understanding of cancer immunology and the tumor environment.
“Wolf Fridman is an extraordinary scientist and a leader in the European cancer immunotherapy movement” says Christoph Huber, President of CIMT, about the award committee’s decision. “With his broad research interests over a long career, Wolf has influenced so many facets of this field, from basic cancer immunology to the various ways in which this impacts clinical prognosis. His work and mentorship have given rise to a new generation of scientific leaders in European cancer immunology“.
The prize, which is endowed with 10,000 EUR, was awarded on the evening of Tuesday, May 21 at the Rheingodlhalle Congress Center in Mainz, Germany, as part of the Seventeenth Annual Meeting of the Association for Cancer Immunotherapy CIMT.