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The 2010 Rowley Prize is awarded to Dr. Moshe Talpaz

The winner of the Rowley Prize for 2010 is MD Moshe Talpaz, awarded at the start of moshe talpazthe ESH-iCMLf meeting in September 2010 in Washington DC. Dr Janet Rowley has kindly given the iCMLf permission to name this award in her honour. Dr Moshe Talpaz is Associate Chief of the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. He is one of the leading clinical investigators in hematologic malignancies worldwide.

The first winner of the Rowley Prize for 2009 was Dr Brian Druker

rowley_druker_goldman_400Dr Brian Druker is Joint Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology and JELD-WEN Chair of Leukemia Research at the Oregon Health and Science University. He is also an HHMI scholar. Dr Druker was responsible for bringing imatinib, the first tyrosine kinase inhibitor, to the clinic for patients with CML.