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David Kuhl (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) and Michael Phelps (University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine) are co-winners of the Charles F. Kettering Prize for their involvement in the development of positron emission tomography (PET). The Kettering Prize, sponsored by the General Motors Cancer Research Foundation, recognizes the most outstanding recent contribution to the diagnosis or treatment of cancer. Both researchers have long-standing BER research support involving PET and its medical applications for diagnosis and therapy.
The electronic form of the newsletter may be cited in the following style:
Human Genome Program, U.S. Department of Energy, Human Genome News (v11n3-4).
The Human Genome Project (HGP) was an international 13-year effort, 1990 to 2003. Primary goals were to discover the complete set of human genes and make them accessible for further biological study, and determine the complete sequence of DNA bases in the human genome. See Timeline for more HGP history.