T. Ming Chu

One of the world’s foremost cancer researchers, Chu discovered prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and developed a prostate cancer detection test based on PSA that now saves thousands of lives worldwide each year. He is director of cancer research and chairman of the Diagnostic Immunology Research and Biochemistry Department at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, N.Y., and professor of experimental pathology at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Chu received his master’s degree from NC State in 1965.