Published On: Fri, Mar 14th, 2014

Emeritus Professor Dr. Bob Pinedo receives prestigious award

Bob PinedoeWILLEMSTAD - Emeritus Professor Dr. Bob Pinedo receives the prestigious David A. Karnofsky Memorial Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology for his extraordinary achievements in cancer research.

He is the first Dutch citizen and one of the few Europeans to win this award. He worked 30 years for the VU Medisch Centrum in Amsterdam and is now advising on health and cancer related issues like building a brand new modern hospital for his native island Curacao.

The David A. Karnofsky Memorial Award is presented in recognition of innovative clinical research and developments that have changed the way oncologists think about the general practice of oncology.

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