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Achievements

Our lifesaving staff at the Anthony Nolan Research Institute have achieved a huge amount over the past 25 years

Anthony Nolan Research Institute employees have received the following awards and positions:

Professor Steven GE Marsh:

  • American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) Rose Payne Award, 2010
  • Asia-Pacific Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Association (APHIA) Malcom Simons Lecture, 2014
  • President of the European Federation for Immunogenetics (EFI) 2007-2010
  • President of the International HLA and Immunogenetics Workshop (IHIW) 2012-2017
  • Honorary President of the British Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (BSHI) 2016-2021
  • Chairman of the World Health Organization (WHO) Nomenclature Committee for Factors of the HLA System, 2005-present
  • Chairman of the WHO/IUIS Nomenclature Committee for Killer-cell Immunoglobulin-like Receptors (KIR), 2002-present
  • Editor-in-Chief of the journal HLA, 2016-present
  • Member at Large (Non-North America) on the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR)
    Advisory Committee, 2019-2021
  • Co-chair of the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR) Immunobiology Working Committee, 2019-present
  • American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) Science and Technology Initiatives Committee (STIC) - HLA Dictionary Working Group, 2019-present
  • Councillor, International HLA and Immunogenetics Workshop, 2002-present
  • Member, International Scientific Committee - Genome Canada - Precision Medicine canPREVENT AMR, 2017-present

Dr Robert Danby:

  • Honorary Associate Professor, University College London, 2020
  • Chair of the UK Cord Blood Initiative, 2019-present
  • Royal College of Pathology Assessor on Advisory Appointments Committee (AAC), 2018-present
  • Clinical Haematologist, UK Stem Cell Oversight Committee, 2015-present
  • Clinical Haematologist, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Anthony Nolan, 2015-present
  • DPhil in Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, University of Oxford, 2014
  • PhD Thesis of the Year, NHS Blood and Transplant, 2014
  • Fellow of Royal College of Pathologists, 2012
  • Wellcome Trust Clinical Fellowship, University of Oxford, 2007-2011
  • Member of Royal College of Physicians (Lon), 2002

Dr Diana Hernandez:

  • Bio Industry Assosciation (BIA) Cell & Gene Therapies Committee (CGTAC)

Dr Neema Mayor:

  • Councillor on the European Federation for Immunogenetics (EFI) Executive Committee, 2017-2020
  • Associate Editor of the journal Human Immunology, 2020-present
  • Editorial Board member of the journal HLA, 2017-present
  • Editorial Board member of the journal International Journal of Immunogenetics, 2020-present
  • International Scholar Award at the 40th American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) Meeting, 2014
  • Best Abstract at the International Donor Registry Conference (IDRC), 2014
  • Best Abstract at the 20th British Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (BSHI) Conference, 2009
  • Best Abstract at the 21st European Federation for Immunogenetics (EFI) Conference, 2007
  • Best Poster at the UCL Cancer Institute Poster Competition, 2007
  • Van Bekkum Award (Best Scientific Abstract) at the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplant (EBMT) Meeting, 2007
  • Invitrogen Young Scientist of the Year Award at the 18th British Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (BSHI) Conference, 2007

James Robinson:

  • Member of the World Health Organization (WHO) Nomenclature Committee for Factors of the HLA System, 2017-present
  • American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) Science and Technology Initiatives Committee (STIC) - HLA Dictionary Working Group, 2019-present
  • Member of European Federation for Immunogenetics (EFI) Scientific Committee, 2014-present
  • European Federation for Immunogenetics (EFI) IT and Bioinformatics Committee, 2018-present
  • ISAG/IUIS-VIC Comparative MHC Nomenclature Committee, 2004-present
  • Editorial Board member of the journal HLA, 2017-present
  • Editorial Board member of the journal Human Immunology, 2017-present
  • Member of the British Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (BSHI) Executive Commitee, 2013-2016
  • Poster of Distinction at the 38th American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) Meeting, 2012
  • One of the Best UK Abstracts at the 10th British Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (BSHI) Conference, 1999
  • One of the Best Abstracts at the 13th European Federation for Immunogenetics (EFI) Conference, 1999

Staff have also received the following awards:

  • T Turner; Member of the British Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (BSHI) Research Executive, 2020-present
  • J Lucas; J Marilyn MacQueen Rising Star Award at the 46th American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) Meeting, 2020
  • T Turner; HLA Award for Single molecule real-time DNA sequencing of HLA genes at ultra-high resolution from 126 International HLA and Immunogenetics Workshop cell lines in HLA, 2019
  • K Hassal; Best Poster at the 30th British Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (BSHI) Conference, 2019
  • W Bultitude; Invitrogen Young Scientist of the Year Award at the 27th British Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (BSHI) Conference, 2016
  • E Arrieta-Bolanos; Best Poster Award at the 16th International HLA and Immunogenetics Workshop and Joint BSHI/EFI Conference, 2012
  • M Berro; Best Poster at the 23rd European Federation for Immunogenetics (EFI) Conference, 2009
  • M Waller; Best Poster at the 16th British Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (BSHI) Conference, 2005
  • S Jordan; Dynal Young Scientist Award at the 16th British Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (BSHI) Conference, 2005
  • H de la Pena; Dynal Young Scientist Award at the 15th British Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (BSHI) Conference, 2004
  • S Jordan; Best Oral Presentation at the 15th British Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (BSHI) Conference, 2004
  • S Paston; Dynal Young Scientist Award at the 14th British Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (BSHI) Conference, 2003
  • S Cox; Best Poster at the 14th British Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (BSHI) Conference, 2003 
  • A Whitelegg; Best Oral presentation at the 13th British Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (BSHI) Conference, 2002
  • M Davies; Promega UK Young Scientist Award at the 13th British Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (BSHI) Conference, 2002
  • S Rusakiewicz; Promega UK Young Scientist Award at the 12th British Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (BSHI) Conference, 2001
  • G Aubert; Promega UK Young Scientist Award at the 11th British Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (BSHI) Conference, 2000
  • I Scott; Stockton Prize (Best Poster) at the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplant (EBMT) Meeting, 1998
  • A Solache; Promega UK Young Researcher Award at the British Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (BSHI) Conference, 1998
  • A Zamauskaite; Best Poster Presentation at the 1st International Congress on Immunointervention in Nephrology, 1998

Professor J Alejandro Madrigal (previous Scientific Director):

  • European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT) Stockton Prize
  • International Scholar Award at the 26th American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) Meeting, 2000
  • Ohtli Award from the government of Mexico, 2007
  • Academic Distinction from the National Academy of Medicine, 2008
  • President of the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplant (EBMT), 2010
  • Silver Award from the UK Department of Health, to acknowledge expertise and contribution to the National Health Service, 2010