Congratulations to Komen Scholar Dr. Geoffrey Wahl, a professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, for receiving the National Cancer Institute Outstanding Investigator Award! The award both recognizes recipients’ current efforts in the cancer research field, and also supports their future research through $7.9 million in funding over a seven-year period. Dr. Wahl has been a Komen Scholar since 2010, receiving more than $1.525 million in research funding to date. He emphasized the impact of Komen’s support in this achievement, saying, “Komen should see this award as an indication of the leveraging power of their funding.” Read more in the Times of San Diego.

Geoffrey Wahl, recipient of the National Cancer Research Outstanding Investigator Award. Watch him speak about where breast cancer research is going today.

Geoffrey Wahl, recipient of the National Cancer Research Outstanding Investigator Award. Watch him speak about where breast cancer research is going today.