Prestigious award in pathology for Professor Scolyer
9 February 2018
Congratulations to Professor Richard Scolyer who was awarded the William O. Russell/Joanne Vandenberge Hill Award of Excellence in Pathology from the MD Anderson Cancer Center in the USA on Saturday 3rd February 2018 for his contribution in the field of pathology.
The award honours the lifetime achievement of contribution to the pathology field, and this is the first time that this has been awarded to someone outside of the USA. It is also the first time the award has been given to a melanoma pathologist and only the 6th time that the award has been made.
As part of receiving this prestigious award, the Conjoint Medical Director of Melanoma Institute Australia gave the 2018 MD Anderson Cancer Center Department of Pathology William O. Russell Lecture. This lecture enables staff at the MD Anderson Cancer Centre to learn from the best in the world and to hear novel findings on the most recent developments in the field of melanoma pathology and melanoma patient care.
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