Laurie H. Glimcher, M.D.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA

Dr. Laurie H. Glimcher is the president and chief executive officer of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and also serves on the National Cancer Moonshot Blue Ribbon Panel.

Dr. Glimcher first achieved renown for her discoveries involving the differentiation of T cells, especially CD4+ T cells, which earned her the 2012 William B. Coley Award for Distinguished Research in Basic Immunology, the L'Oréal-UNESCO Award for Women in Science, and election to the National Academy of Sciences, among other honors.

Dr. Glimcher has been a member of CRI’s Scientific Advisory Council since 2006.

Immune-based approaches have succeeded in other lethal cancers, such as melanoma, and it may be very beneficial as well in ovarian cancer.
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