B. Coley Award for Distinguished
Research in Basic and Tumor Immunology
award is given to one or more scientists for outstanding achievements
in the field of basic immunology and cancer immunology. Awardees
receive an honorary medal and $5,000 prize. The award was established
in 1975 in honor of Dr. William B. Coley, a pioneer of cancer immunotherapy,
whose daughter, Helen Coley Nauts, founded the Cancer Research Institute.
first year, the award was shared by 16 scientists considered to
be the "founders of cancer immunology." In total, 73 scientists
around the world have received this honor.
a list of William B. Coley Award recipients.