KI director Tyler Jacks elected to Institute of Medicine

Tyler Jacks was one of two from MIT elected to the Institute of Medicine, an arm of the National Academies of Science. Jacks said he is honored to become part of the Institute of Medicine, which advises government officials on medical issues. "It's tremendous to be recognized in this fashion, and I'm extremely grateful," says Jacks, who is now serving a one-year term as president of the American Association for Cancer Research.