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Mina Bissell Awarded International Prize for Her Contributions to Cancer Research

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Mina J. Bissell.
M ina Bissell , distinguished senior scientist at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory , is one of five recipients of the 2020 Canada Gairdner International Award - an annual honor given to scientists who have contributed to transformative human health research.
Bissell was recognized for helping to shift the paradigm in the understanding of cancer by showing that both malignant and normal cells are engaged in a continuous, two-way interaction with their microenvironment within the body. Her pioneering work on this phenomenon, called “dynamic...
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