Two Johns Hopkins researchers have been selected for membership in the National Academy of Inventors, the highest professional distinction awarded solely to inventors. The 2023 class of fellows represents 118 research universities, governmental and non-profit research institutions worldwide. Velculescu is internationally known for his discoveries in genomics and cancer research. His work has provided new paradigms for understanding human cancer that has paved the way for precision medicine and benefited patients worldwide. The 2023 class will be inducted at the 13th Annual Meeting of the National Academy of Inventors on June 18, 2024, in Raleigh, North Carolina.