edison liu

Edison T. Liu, M.D.

President and CEO

Bar Harbor, ME

Conducts research focused on the functional genomics of breast cancer through an exploration of the entire genomic space.

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Grants, honors and accomplishments

2014 April - 2014 Chen Award for Distinguished Academic Achievement in Human Genetic and Genomic Research (from the Human Genome Organization)

2013 January - Elected, Fellow of the Connecticut Academy of Sciences and Engineering 

2010 October - Fellow of the Hastings Center (New York, Elected Membership) 

2010-2013 - Re-elected - President, Human Genome Organization (HUGO) 

2008 - Elected, Foreign Associate Member, European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) 

July 2007 - Awarded Doctor of Medical Sciences honoris causa, Queen’s University, Belfast September 

June 2007-2010 - Elected – President, Human Genome Organization (HUGO) 

September 2003 - Public Service Medal (National Day, 2003): for work in controlling SARS in Singapore (given by the Office of the President, Republic of Singapore) 

April 2000 - Rosenthal Award, AACR: for the discovery that HER-2 status determines response to adjuvant chemotherapy with doxorubicin. 

April 1999-2001 - Elected-Board of Directors, American Association for Cancer Research 

October 1996 - 1996 Brinker International Award for Breast Cancer Research - Basic Research Award 

July 1995 - American Society of Clinical Investigation (Elected Membership) 

December 1991-November1996 - Leukemia Society Scholar 

October 1990-1993 - Komen Foundation Award for Breast Cancer Research (funding fellow salary) 

July 1990-June 1994 - Jefferson Pilot Award: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Junior Faculty Award for Research Excellence 

July 1985-1988 - Clinical Investigator Award, National Cancer Institute, K08- CA01036-02, Preceptor: Dr. J. Michael Bishop. 

September 1983-1985 - Damon Runyan Cancer Fund Fellowship Preceptor: Dr. J. Michael Bishop (UCSF) 

July-September 1974 - Ford Foundation Fellowship for Intensive Studies in Chinese, Stanford University 

June 1973 - Phi Beta Kappa, Stanford University 

June-September 1972 - National Science Foundation Fellowship in Chemistry 1972. To study the photoconversion of aziridines to ethylene for its agriculture applications. Preceptor: Dr. J. D. White