Cancer stem cells: The adventurous journey from hematopoietic to leukemic stem cells
- A. Trumpp
- S. Haas
- Cell 185 (8): 1266-1270
This year's Gairdner Foundation Award for Biomedical Research is awarded to John Dick for the discovery of leukemic stem cells and the hierarchical organization of acute myeloid leukemias. His work laid the foundation for the cancer stem cell model with numerous clinical implications for hematopoietic malignancies and solid tumors.