AACR Outstanding Investigator Award for Breast Cancer Research, Funded by Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Funding Agency:
American Association for Cancer Research

The AACR Outstanding Investigator Award for Breast Cancer Research, funded by Susan G. KomenĀ®, recognizes an investigator of no more than 50 years of age 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 recipient of the award will receive a $10,000 honorarium and present a 25-minute lecture at the 40th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. The symposium will be held December 5-9, 2017, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX.

Deadline for Nominations: Aug 19, 2019

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

  • All cancer researchers who are 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 be no more than 50 years of age at the time the award is received, i.e. born on or after December 9, 1967.

  • The award will be presented to an individual investigator.

  • Institutions or organizations are not eligible for the award.



Funding Type



Junior Faculty


Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

August 19, 2019