Roy S. Herbst, M.D., Ph.D., Ensign Professor of Medicine and professor of pharmacology, received the Clinical Research Forum’s top prize, the Herbert Pardes Clinical Research Achievement Award. The award recognizes research Herbst and colleagues published in Nature on how the presence of PD-L1, an immune-suppressing protein in non-cancerous immune cells, may predict how patients respond to treatment. Herbst is chief of medical oncology at Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven.