AACR Outstanding Investigator Award for Breast Cancer Research

Funding Agency:
American Association for Cancer Research

This Award recognizes 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.

The Award recipient will receive an honorarium and present an award lecture at the 43rd Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium to be held December 8-12, 2020 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas.

Deadline for Nominations: May 31, 2020

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 will 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

May 31, 2020