American wins Bob Pinedo Award
WILLEMSTAD - The American Bert Vogelstein has received the prestigious Bob Pinedo Cancer Care Award. The cancer researcher is known because he has mapped the genetic mechanism behind the development of cancer.
Pinedo himself was present at the ceremony. The price of 100 thousand guilders is awarded every two years to outstanding cancer researchers. They must spend the money on cancer research.
The winner will also receive a sculpture; a dark cast of Bob Pinedo’s right hand.