Awarded in a special edition to recognise the work of transnational research in molecular and clinical oncology, on this occasion, the prize was awarded ex-aequo to Professors Emili Montserrat and Jesús F. San Miguel for their respective works: “La proteína ZAP-70 como algoritmo terapéutico en leucemia linfática crónica” and “La biología celular del mieloma y sus aplicaciones en el tratamiento de mieloma múltiple”.
Professor Jesús F. San Miguel holds a degree in Medicine from the University of Navarra and a Doctorate from the University of Salamanca. He is currently Professor of Medicine at this University, Head of Haematology at the University Hospital of Salamanca and Deputy Director of the Cancer Research Centre of the same city. He is a founding member of the European Myeloma Network and the Scientific Committee of the International Myeloma Foundation and Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation. He has recently been distinguished with the Waldenstrom Award for his research in this field.