Elysia Thornton-BenkoApril 25, 2021
Norman SwanApril 3, 2018
Alastair Thompson, USA
Professor Alastair Thompson
trained and practiced as a clinician-scientist focused on multidisciplinary patient care alongside translational “bench to bedside” studies and innovative clinical trials in cancer. He initiated and led a successful breast cancer laboratory program and provided leadership for a cancer center in Dundee, United Kingdom (UK). He chaired the UK national breast cancer trials portfolio of 120 studies led the national breast cancer tissue bank and engaged in a range of pivotal roles in key drug, radiation therapy and surgical trials involving the UK, Europe, the United States and Australia. Since moving to the US in 2014, he has focused on improving treatment for breast cancer patients with innovative surgical techniques and clinical trials.
Thompson is an active member of SSO, ASBrS, ASCO and AACR. With successful peer reviewed funding from US government and international charitable sources spanning laboratory to clinical studies, successful supervision of 24 postgraduate students to date and over 400 publications in the highest impact factor clinical and scientific journals. His key mission remains improving care for those with cancer.