Two pioneers in the field of cancer imaging and monoclonal antibody therapy--David M. Goldenberg, president of the Garden State Cancer Center, a cancer research institution in Newark, N.J., and Jean-Pierre Mach, a professor of biochemistry in the faculty of medicine at Lausanne University, Switzerland--were honored last month with the 1994 Abbott Award. The award was presented at the 22nd meeting of the International Society for Oncodevelopmental Biology (ISOBM), held in Groningen, the Netherlands.

ISOBM, currently headquartered in Freiberg, Germany, is an international scholarly society for immunologists and cancer biologists who have an interest in tumor markers. It produces a monthly research journal, Tumor Biology, published by S. Kargers Publishers Inc. of Basel, Switzerland. The annual Abbott Award was established by Abbott Park, Ill.-based Abbott Laboratories five years ago to recognize ISOBM members for their research and service to the society.

Goldenberg and Mach worked independently but...

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