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Cell biologist to receive Albany Med award

ALBANY, N.Y. – Albany Medical Center will present one of the largest prizes in medicine and science throughout the country to a scientist on Wednesday.

Cell biologist Alexander Varshavsky, Ph.D., is a professor at the California Institute of Technology. He will receive the $500,000 Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research during a ceremony at 11 a.m.

Dr. Varshavsky’s work can lead to the development of new drugs for treating cancer, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, autoimmune disorders, and other major diseases. 

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