Center for Cancer Research
Inaugural Krantz Awards
The Krantz Awards were established to recognize the trailblazing efforts of Krantz Center scientists and accelerate projects with potential to make a fundamental impact on the way cancer is diagnosed and treated. The inaugural recipients reflect the Krantz Center’s fundamental commitment to making an outsized impact on the future of cancer care.
2023 Breakthrough Award: Bioengineering CAR T-cell designs for immunotherapy
Team (clockwise from top left): Robert Manguso, PhD, Max Jan, MD, PhD, Debattama Sen, PhD and Marcela Maus, MD, PhD.
2023 Breakthrough Award: Addressing side effects and resistance to adoptive T-cell therapy in melanoma
Team (left to right): Moshe Sade-Feldman, PhD, Russell W. Jenkins, MD and Genevieve M. Boland, MD, PhD.
Mass General Cancer Center Receives Largest Donation in its History to Fuel Cancer Research
The Krantz Family Center for Cancer Research, newly named thanks to a transformative gift from philanthropists Jason and Keely Krantz, is poised to revolutionize cancer research. Learn more about the Krantz family’s visionary commitment.
Empowering Researchers to Tackle the Major Unsolved Challenges in Oncology
“We’ve seen incredible progress in the last decade, and yet cures for many forms of the disease remain out of reach. We’re excited to give Mass General Cancer Center researchers the support they need to close that gap,” says Jason Krantz.
Advancing Cancer Research
The mission of the Krantz Family Center for Cancer Research is to conduct fundamental basic and translational research on cancer, through a highly innovative, multi-disciplinary and collaborative environment. We are committed to teaching and training the next generation of cancer researchers, within a diverse and inclusive research community. Through scientific innovation, we strive for global impact on the treatment, early diagnosis and prevention of all forms of cancer.
We have a dedicated faculty of over 50 independent investigators using state-of-the-art tools in a variety of fields.
When you support the Krantz Family Center for Cancer Research you will help us harness the power of science and uncover new and more effective ways to fight cancer.
Daniel Haber, MD, PhD
Fundamental research really is what drives these breakthroughs in clinical care that we’ve been seeing. It’s not just happening by magic. It’s happening because there’s amazing science.
Director, Mass General Cancer Center and Director, Krantz Family Center for Cancer Research
Support the Krantz Family Center for Cancer Research
When you support us you are enabling discoveries that will lead to effective new weapons in the battle against cancer.
#1 Research Hospital in America
Mass General is recognized as a top hospital on the U.S. News Best Hospitals Honor Roll for 2023-2024.
A Leading Cancer Center Recognized for Patient Care & Research
Mass General Cancer Center is a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center, and a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network®.
Krantz Family Center for Cancer Research
The Krantz Family Center for Cancer Research's faculty collaborate with Mass General's leading oncologists, surgeons, radiologists, pathologists and other health care professionals to advance the frontiers of cancer medicine.