Independent Non-Executive Director
Dr Laurie Glimcher will join the Board on 1 September 2017 as an Independent Non-Executive Director and a Scientific and Medical Expert. Laurie is currently Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and is CEO, President and an Attending Physician at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. In addition to a number of senior leadership positions held at both Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health, Laurie has also served as Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean and Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and as an Attending Physician at the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Laurie is a member of the Blue Ribbon Panel Advisory Board of the National Cancer Institute and of the American Asthma Foundation. She is a Non-Executive Director of the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy and of the Waters Corporation, where she also serves on their Corporate Governance Committee. Laurie recently decided to step down from the Board of Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMS) after serving for 20 years on its Board. Laurie has recently been awarded the Kober Medal from the American Association of Physicians for a lifetime of achievements in the field of internal medicine. She has also received the L’Oreal Laureate Award for her discoveries in immunology, and the Marion Fay Spencer award for her scholarship and commitment to the application of sciences to healthcare. She is also a member of the Lasker Award Jury, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Member of the National Academy of Medicine, a Member of the National Academy of Sciences and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology.