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Colin Pritchard Receives the Catalyst for Precision Medicine Award

Colin Pritchard, MD, PhD, received the Catalyst for Precision Medicine Award from Scientific American for his work in developing molecular diagnostics for a variety of cancers, thereby leading to better targeted treatments for patients.

As part of the award, Scientific American has donated $50,000 to Pritchard’s cancer research, which he plans to direct to UW Medicine student programs that focus on cancer diagnostics research.

Pritchard is a professor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology. In addition, he leads Precision Diagnostics for the Brotman Baty Institute for Precision Medicine and co-directs the UW Medicine Genetics and Solid Tumors Laboratory.

Read more about the work that led to this prestigious award on the UW Medicine Newsroom.

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