Biographical Note of Professor David M Livingston

Professor David M Livingston is Deputy Director of the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center; Chief of the Charles A Dana Division of Human Cancer Genetics, the Emil Frei Professor of Genetics and Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and the Chairman of the Executive Committee for Research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, the senior faculty group that oversees all aspects of the Institute’s research program. His research focuses on the genetic and molecular mechanisms by which normal human cells emerge as cancer cells.

Professor Livingston has received numerous awards and honours, including the Clowes Award of the American Association for Cancer Research and the Boveri Award of the German Cancer Society. He has been elected to the US National Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Medicine of the US National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He sits on multiple editorial boards and science advisory boards of other research institutions. Professor Livingston has authored more than 195 scientific publications.