April 24, 2019
Isaac Brownell
Dr. Isaac Brownell

Congratulations to Dr. Isaac Brownell, head of the Cutaneous Development and Carcinogenesis Section, who will receive the HHS Hubert H. Humphrey Award for Service to America!  Dr. Brownell is a member of the NIH Avelumab Team selected to receive the award in recognition of their work leading to the expedited approval of avelumab as a new therapy for patients with a rare and aggressive skin cancer called Merkel cell carcinoma.  Avelumab was also approved for treating bladder cancer.  The award will be presented at the HHS Departmental Awards Ceremony in May.