Alison L. Hannah, M.D.

Alison L. Hannah, M.D. joined as senior vice president and chief medical officer. Dr. Hannah brings 30 years of experience in the development of investigational cancer therapies having most recently served as a consultant to nearly 30 pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. In this capacity, Dr. Hannah has successfully filed over 40 regulatory applications for First-in-Human clinical testing, and has played significant roles in the broad marketing approval of 8 therapeutics (talazoparib, enzalutamide, defibrotide, carfilzomib, sunitinib, toceranib, irinotecan and filgrastim) including extensive experience interacting with global health and regulatory authorities. Earlier in her career, Dr. Hannah held the role of Senior Medical Director at SUGEN, Inc. (acquired by Pharmacia & Upjohn, now Pfizer) where she had oversight of clinical development, clinical operations, and pharmacovigilance. At SUGEN, she specialized in the development of tyrosine kinase inhibitors, including sunitinib (SUTENT) for kidney cancer. Dr. Hannah began her career at Quintiles, a global contract research organization, where she specialized in overseeing early to registrational-stage oncology clinical trials. Dr. Hannah currently serves on the board of NeoGenomics, a publicly traded cancer diagnostic company. Dr. Hannah received her B.A in biochemistry and immunology from Harvard University and her M.D. from the University of Saint Andrews.