30 April 2020

Oncode Investigator Rene Bernards elected to National Academy of Sciences

Oncode Institute is proud to announce that Oncode Investigator Rene Bernards (NKI) has been elected as a member of the prestigious National Academy of Science (NAS) in the United States.

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NAS is a highly prestigious, independent scientific society. Of its 501 international members, twelve are Dutch, including Oncode Investigator Hans Clevers (Hubrecht Institute) and Anton Berns, one of the founding scientists of Oncode Institute. Rene Bernards was elected this month along 25 other international new members, in recognition of his extraordinary contributions to the study of cancer genetics.

This is not Bernards’ first membership of a renowned American scientific society. In April 2019 he was elected as member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS), following his April 2018 fellowship of the AACR Academy of the American Association of Cancer Research.

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