Taubman Institute Symposium to take place Oct. 11 in Ann Arbor
The A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute presents its sixth annual symposium, featuring the presentation of the $100,000 Taubman Prize by Mr. A. Alfred Taubman, from 10 a.m. to noon on Oct. 11. The event takes place in the Kahn Auditorium of the A. Alfred Taubman Biomedical Science Research Building on the University of Michigan campus.
The co-recipients of the Taubman Prize, Dr. Brian Druker and Dr. Charles Sawyers, will deliver keynote addresses about their live-saving research that transformed chronic myeloid leukemia from an always-fatal disease to a manageable condition. A poster session will precede the symposium beginning at 8:30 a.m. No registration is required; both events are free and open to the general public.
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