UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center Magazine Fall 2016 - Page 27

giving back Cancer Center Honors Soong Family The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center recently unveiled the Seng-jaw and Mayhue Soong Clinical Studies Unit at the Wallace Tumor Institute. Seng-jaw Soong, Ph.D., was the founding director of the Cancer Center’s biostatistics unit and was instrumental in the center’s early growth and success. Under his leadership, the biostatistics unit grew into an internationally renowned program. The Cancer Center hosted a reception in April to recognize Dr. Soong’s contributions and achievements in the field of cancer research and unveil a bronze bust honoring him for his work at the center. # K N O W U A B C C C • U A B . E D U / C A N C E R 25