41th annual alaa scholarship dinner 2024

41st Annual Banquet

June 2, 2024 6:30PM
Michael’s Function Hall
12 Alpha St. Haverhill, MA 01832ALAA_Scholarship_Booklet_2024_cover
“Please note the Annual Donor list for $2,000.00 should read Michael and Sandra Nadiff. Our deepest apologies for our error.”

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Dr. Bakhos Tannous
Head of NeuroOncology Discovery, AstraZeneca
Former Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

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Bakhos A. Tannous, Ph.D.Bakhos A. Tannous, Ph.D.

Dr. Bakhos Tannous is an internationally renowned scientist, educator and administrative leader. Dr. Tannous has created a legacy of multidisciplinary team to tackle some of the most pressing challenges in cancer in general and brain tumors in particular including new views for diagnosis and therapies with >150 publications and review articles. He is the former Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and acted as the Director for the Interdepartmental Neuroscience Center, the Experimental Therapeutics Unit, and the Postdoctoral Division at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He was a member of the Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center and served as Co-Director of the Molecular Neurogenetics Unit-East and Director of the MGH Viral Vector Production Facility. He recently joined AstraZeneca to build and lead their brain tumor department/portfolio as the Head of NeuroOncology Discovery.

Dr. Tannous received many prestigious awards such as Honorary Degree from Harvard University, Outstanding Investigator Award from the American Society for Gene and Cell Therapy, Several Excellence in Research, Leadership, and Innovation Awards, Beirut Golden Award for lifetime achievement in medicine, the Young Investigator Award from the Society for Molecular Imaging for 3 years in a row, National Cancer Institute Pathway to Independence Award in cancer research, and several Outstanding Mentor Awards. He is a member of many national and international organizing committees and societies and has served as a member on the National Institute of Health and the Department of Defense review board as well as National and International foundations.