The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) welcomes Antoni Ribas, MD, PhD, FAACR, as President of the organization for 2020–2021. He was inaugurated during the AACR Annual Business Meeting, held virtually on April 29, 2020.
Antoni Ribas, MD, PhD, FAACR
Dr. Ribas is Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Director of the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center Tumor Immunology Program, and Director of the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Center at UCLA. “As I enter my term as AACR President in these unprecedented times, I look forward to helping the organization successfully move forward in response to challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic,” he said. “In the next 12 months, we will continue to shape the future of cancer research and help bring more lifesaving breakthroughs to patients with cancer around the world.”
The following six distinguished cancer researchers have been elected and/or appointed to the AACR Board of Directors for the 2020–2023 term: