AACR Outstanding Investigator Award for Breast Cancer Research

Funding Agency:
American Association for Cancer Research

The AACR established this Award to recognize an investigator whose novel and significant work has had or may have a far-reaching impact on the etiology, detection, diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of breast cancer. Such work may involve any discipline across the continuum of biomedical research, including basic, translational, clinical, and epidemiological studies.

This Award is generously supported by the Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Deadline for Nominations: June 30, 2023

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Cancer researchers affiliated with any institution involved in cancer research, cancer medicine, or cancer-related biomedical science anywhere in the world may be nominated. Such institutions include those in academia, industry, or government.

Candidates must have not yet reached 50 years of age at the time of the award presentation.

The Award may only be presented to an individual investigator.

Institutions and/or organizations are not eligible to receive the Award.



Funding Type



Junior Faculty


Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

June 30, 2023