The Charles Sawyers Lab

The Charles Sawyers Lab

Dr. Sawyers is investigating the signaling pathways that drive the growth of cancer cells, with an eye toward designing new treatment options for patients with chronic myeloid leukemia, prostate cancer, and glioblastoma.

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Charles L. Sawyers, MD

Charles L. Sawyers, MD

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Marie-Josée and Henry Kravis Chair in Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Chairman, Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program


Research Focus

Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program Chair Charles Sawyers develops molecularly targeted cancer therapy.


MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Selected Achievements

  • Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences (2013)
  • Science of Oncology Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology (2013)
  • Stanley J. Korsmeyer Award, American Society of Clinical Investigation (2011)
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences (2010)
  • Lasker~DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, Lasker Foundation (2009)

  • Dorothy Landon-AACR Prize for Translational Cancer Research, American Association for Cancer Research (2009)
  • Member, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies (2008)
  • David A. Karnofsky Memorial Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology (2005)