Past J. Eugene Robinson Award Recipients

2020 - Thirty-First (Physics Category)
Gail ter Haar, MD, PhD, D.Sc. 
The Institute of Cancer Research, London, United Kingdom


2019 - Thirtieth (Clinical/Medical Category)

PD DR. Ruediger Wessalowski, MD
Clinic for Pediatric Oncology, Hematology
and Clinical Immunology
Heinrich-Heine-University, Medical Faculty,
Düsseldorf, Germany


2018 - Twenty-Ninth

Sharon Evans, PhD
Department of Immunology
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Buffalo, NY

2017 - Twenty-Eighth
Prof. Gerard Van Rhoon, PhD
Erasmus MC Cancer Institute
Rotterdam, the Netherlands

2016 - Twenty-Seventh
Zeljko Vujaskovic, MD, PhD
Department of Radiation Oncology
University of Maryland Baltimore


2015 - Twenty-Sixth
Elizabeth A. Repasky, PhD
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Department of Immunology
Buffalo, NY

2014 - Twenty-Fifth
Rolf Issels, MD, PhD
Munich, Germany
J. Eugene Robinson Lecture:
"Regional hyperthermia combined with chemotherapy-from the bench to bedside"

2013 - Twenty-Fourth
Eduardo G. Moros, PhD
Tampa, FL
Discipline: Engineering / Physical Sciences
J. Eugene Robinson Lecture:
"Scanned Focused Ultrasound Hyperthermia-There and Back Again"

2012 - Twenty-Third 
Dr. John R. Subjeck, PhD
Buffalo, NY
Discipline: Biological / Chemical Sciences
J. Eugene Robinson Lecture:
“The High Molecular Weight Stress Proteins, Identification,
Cloning, and Utilization in Cancer Therapy”


2010 - Twenty-Second 
Dr. Robert J. Myerson, MD, PhD
St. Louis, MO
Discipline: Clinical / Medical Sciences
J. Eugene Robinson Lecture:
"Getting the Biology and Physics to Work for Us"  

2010 - Twenty-First
Dr. Chris J. Diederich, PhD
San Francisco, CA
Discipline: Engineering and Physics
J. Eugene Robinson Lecture:
“Two steps forward, one step aside: Current standing of thermal therapy technology and its practical implementation”


2009 - Twentieth
Dr. Stuart Calderwood, PhD
Boston, MA
Discipline: Thermal Biology and Immunology
J. Eugene Robinson Lecture:
"Hyperthermia, Cancer Treatment and Immunology- its getting better all the time"


2008 – Nineteenth     
      
Joan M.C. Bull, MD
Houston, TX
Discipline: Hyperthermic Oncology
J. Eugene Robinson Lecture:
"Whole Body Thermal Therapy and Chemotherapy: Lessons Learned and Future Directions"


2007 – Eighteenth 
                                 
Paul Stauffer
Durham, NC
Discipline: Physics
J. Eugene Robinson Lecture:
“Barriers and Breakthroughs in the Evolution of Thermal Therapy"


2006 – Seventeenth  
                               
Joseph L. Roti Roti
St. Louis, MO
Discipline: Biology
J. Eugene Robinson Lecture:
"Heat-Induced Alterations of Nuclear Protein Associations and
Their Effects on DNA Repair and Replication"


2005 – Sixteenth          
              
Leonard R. Prosnitz
Durham, NC
Discipline: Medicine
J. Eugene Robinson Lecture:
"Clinical Hyperthermia is Alive and Well”


2004 – Fifteenth  
                      
Kullervo Hynynen
Boston, MA
Discipline: Physics
J. Eugene Robinson Lecture:
“Noninvasive Thermometry Combined with Noninvasive Energy Delivery:
Is Controlled Thermal Dose Delivery Finally a Clinical Reality”


2002 – Fourteenth       
                          
Dennis B. Leeper
Philadelphia, PA
Discipline: Biology
J. Eugene Robinson Lecture:
“Acidification-induced Sensitization to Thermoradiotherapy”


2001 – Thirteenth 
                                 
Jacoba van der Zee
The Netherlands
Discipline: Medicine
J. Eugene Robinson Lecture:
“Controversies and commitment”


2000 – Twelfth           
                           
Chang W. Song
Minneapolis, MN
Discipline: At Large
(changed to At-large from Biology, per Awards Committee (12/00)
Program Held by ICHO


1999 – Eleventh          
                           
Thaddeus V. Samulski
Durham, NC
Discipline: Physics
J. Eugene Robinson Lecture:
“Past Progress and Future Possibilities for Thermal Therapy”


1998 – Tenth  
                                        
Daniel S. Kapp
Stanford, CA
Discipline: Medicine
J. Eugene Robinson Lecture:
“Clinical Hyperthermia in an environment of managed care:
Efficacy, Toxicity, and Cost-effectiveness”


1997 – Ninth 
                                         
Peter M. Corry
Royal Oak, MI
Discipline: At Large
J. Eugene Robinson Lecture:
“Where To From Here?”


1996 – Eighth   
                                     
Gloria C. Li
New York, NY
Discipline: Biology
J. Eugene Robinson Lecture:
“Mechanism of Thermotolerance: A Tale of Two Proteins”


1995 – Seventh      
                                
Robert B. Roemer
Salt Lake City, UT
Discipline: Engineering
J. Eugene Robinson Lecture:
“When You’re Hot Your Hot; When You’re Not You’re Not- Jerry Lee Lewis’
Succinct Prediction of the Ups and Downs of Clinical Hyperthermia”

 
1994 – Sixth                                                           
James R. Oleson
Tucson, AZ
Discipline: Medicine
J. Eugene Robinson Lecture:
“Hyperthermia: From the Clinic to the Laboratory”


1993 – Fifth        
                                              
William C. Dewey
San Francisco, CA
Discipline: Biology
J. Eugene Robinson Lecture:
“Arrhenius Relationships from the Cell to the Clinic”


1992 – Fourth  
                                                   
Mark W. Dewhirst
Durham, NC
Discipline: At-Large
J. Eugene Robinson Lecture:
“Hyperthermia: From ‘Shotgun’ to Legitimate Therapy.”


1991 – Third             
                                         
J. W. Strohbehn
Durham, NC
Discipline: Engineering
J. Eugene Robinson Lecture:
“An Engineer Looks at Hyperthermia”


1990 – Second    
                                               
Jens Overgaard
Aarhus, Denmark
Discipline: Medicine
J. Eugene Robinson Lecture:
“Washington, D.C. – 15 Years Later Past Problems – Future Promises”


1989 – First          
                                             
George M. Hahn
Stanford, CA
Discipline: Biology
J. Eugene Robinson Lecture:
“RIF-TR Cell Lines for the Study of Heat Resistance and Stress Tolerance”

 

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