Arul Chinnaiyan, MD, PhD, selected for the Sjöberg Prize in Cancer Research

By Lynn McCain | February 11 2022

Dr. Arul Chinnaiyan with his laboratory staffThe Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, which also awards the Nobel Prizes, announced today that Arul Chinnaiyan, MD, PhD, S.P. Hicks Professor of Pathology and Urology at Michigan Medicine and Director of the Michigan Center for Translational Pathology, has been selected as the 2022 recipient of the prestigious Sjöberg Prize in Cancer Research.

Charles Parkos, MD, PhD, Chair of the Department of Pathology, commented, “We are honored to have Dr. Chinnaiyan as a member of the Department of Pathology at the University of Michigan. The Sjöberg Prize recognizes Dr. Chinnaiyan as an extremely talented and dedicated scientist who has made numerous seminal discoveries in molecular genetic research that impact the lives of many cancer patients. Congratulations to Dr. Chinnaiyan and his laboratory! We anticipate many breakthrough discoveries moving forward.”

Chinnaiyan will present the Sjöberg lecture at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden on June 13th, at which time he will accept this prize at an award ceremony.

The full press release announcement can be found here.