Ted Kaufman - United States Senator for Delaware

Great Federal Employees Initiative

Honoree for Week of September 21, 2009

Dr. Thomas Waldmann

Chief, National Cancer Institute Metabolism Branch, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The winner of the 2009 Service to America Career Achievement Medal, Dr. Thomas Waldmann, has been a medical researcher at the National Institutes of Health for over fifty years. Currently, Tom is Chief of the NIH National Cancer Institute’s Metabolism Branch, and the focus of his career has been researching disorders in which the body attacks its own cells. His work has led to treatments to once-fatal varieties of lymphoma, leukemia, and multiple sclerosis. Tom also co-discovered a type of molecule that may lead to advances in the fight against AIDS and cancer.

Read Senator Kaufman's full remarks on Dr. Thomas Waldmann HERE

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