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James P. Allison, Ph.D.

Present Title & Affiliation

N/A

Office Address

Email: JAllison@mdanderson.org

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1973 The University of Texas, Austin, TX, PHD, Biological Sciences
1969 The University of Texas, Austin, TX, BS, Microbiology

Postgraduate Training

1974-1977 Postdoctoral Fellow, Molecular Immunology, Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, La Jolla, CA

Honors and Awards

2015 Science of Oncology Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
2014 Award for Distinguished Research in the Biomedical Sciences, Association of American Medical Colleges
2014 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences Foundation
2014 Canada Gairdner International Award, The Gairdner Foundation
2014 Distinguished Alumni Award, University of Texas at Austin
2014 Distinguished Research in the Biomedical Sciences, Association of American Medical Collges
2014 Fellow, American Association for Cancer Research, American Association for Cancer Research
2014 G.H.A. Clowes Memorial Award, American Association for Cancer Research
2014 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize, Columbia University
2014 Meira and Shaul G. Massry Prize, The Meira and Shaul G. Massry Foundation
2014 President's Recognition for Faculty Excellence, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
2014 Prize for Scientific Excellence in Medicine, American-Italian Cancer Foundation
2014 Szent-Gyorgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research, National Foundation for Cancer Research
2014 Tang Prize for Biopharmaceutical Science, The Tang Prize Foundation
2013 Economist magazine’s Innovations Award for Bioscience, The Economist
2013 Lloyd J.Old Award in Cancer Immunology, AACR-CRI
2013 Novartis Award for Clinical Immunology, Novartis
2012 Breakthrough Achievements in Translational Cancer Research, American Skin Association
2012 SU2C/CRI/AACR Dream Team Leader, SU2C-CRI Dream Team
2011 Advancement of Cancer Research Award, Gilda's Club
2011 Breakthrough Achievements in Translational Cancer Research, American Skin Association
2011 Roche Award, Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy
2010 Richard V. Smalley, MD Memorial Lectureship Award, International Society for Biological Therapy of Cancer
2008 C. Chester Stock Award for Distinguished Achievement in Biomedical Research, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
2008 Dana Foundation Award in Human Immunology Research, American Association of Immunologists
2007 Member, Institute of Medicine
2006 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
2005 William B. Coley Award for Distinguished Research in Basic and Tumor Immunology, Cancer Research Institute
2002 Outstanding Alumnus Award, University of Texas at Austin Graduate School
2001 Centeon Award for Innovative Breakthroughs in Immunology
1997 Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology
1986 Merit Award, National Institutes of Health

Last updated: 1/28/2016