Dr. Tayyaba Hasan, along with eight other scientists were honored for their outstanding contributions in the field of Cancer research by Society of American Asian Scientists in Cancer Research (SAASCR). The Awards were presented at the Annual American Association of Cancer research meeting in Chicago, IL on April 15, 2018.
From left to right Dr. Arun Kumar Rishi, Dr. Lalita Schevde-Samant, Dr. Subhash C Chauhan, Dr. Selvarangan Ponnazhagan, Dr. Rajvir Dahiya (President, SAASCR); Dr. Dharam Paul Chauhan (Secretary, SAASCR), Dr. Balaraman Kalyanaraman, Dr. Tayyaba Hasan, Dr. Anirban Maitra, Dr. Priyabrata Mukherjee
Hasan is a Professor of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and a Professor of Health Sciences and Technology (Harvard-MIT), her research includes photochemical approaches to treatment and diagnosis of disease primarily in the areas of cancer and infections.
She has over 248 publications and 23 inventions from research funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Department of Defense and Industry grants and leads a NCI funded multinational Program Project grant focused on image-guided treatment of pancreatic and skin cancers and an International consortium on developing low cost enabling technologies for image-guided photodynamic therapy of oral cancer.
SAASCR is a non-political and non-profit organization and fully sponsored by the biotechnology company.Founded in 2004, SAASCR has more than 5,000 scientists from Asia, mainly of Indian origin, and working in the U.S. and Canada in the field of Cancer research.
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