University of Texas - MD Anderson Cancer Center

University of Texas - MD Anderson Cancer Center

University of Texas - MD Anderson Cancer Center

Overview
Date Founded

1944

Headquarters

1515 Holcombe Boulevard,Suite 137,Houston, TX 77001

Charitable Causes

Higher Education & Universities
Hospitals & Health Centers

Industries

IT Consulting & Services
Medical Support Services
Hospitals & Patient Services

Company Description

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is one of the world’s most respected centers devoted exclusively to cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It is located in central Houston in the Texas Medical Center. MD Anderson was created in 1941 as part of The University of Texas System. The institution is one of the nation’s original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Act of 1971 and is one of 68 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers today. U.S. News & World Report’s "Best Hospitals" survey has ranked MD Anderson as one of the nation’s top two cancer centers every year since the survey began in 1990.

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Executives & Employees

Owner

Owner

Owner

Chief Executive Officer

Executive Director Clinical Operations

Executive Director

Executive Director, Immunotherapy Platform

Executive Director, Quantitative Imaging Analysis Core, Division of Diagnostic Imaging

Executive Director of Clinical Operations

Board of Directors

Chairman, Department of Infectious Diseases, Infection Control & Employee Health, Division of Internal Medicine at University of Texas - MD Anderson Cancer Center

President & Chief Executive Officer, International Bank of Commerce-Laredo, Texas at International Bancshares Corp.

Director, Global Hematology-Oncology Pediatric Excellence, Texas Children's Cancer & Hematology Centers at Texas Children's Hospital

Former Non-Executive Chairman-Texas Operations at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Former Chief Executive Officer at LyondellBasell Industries NV

Chief Commercial Officer at FuelCell Energy, Inc.

Vice Chairman & Co-Founder at Twinlab Holdings, Inc.

Distinguished Alumni
Michael Connor is now Co-Founder at Scarology
Jack Hu is now Former Research Analyst at Prudential Equity Group LLC
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Recent Transactions
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University of Texas - MD Anderson Cancer Center purchases Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. /Houston Facility from Bellicum Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Advisors & Consultants
Advisor

Executive Managing Director-National Healthcare Advisory Services Healthcare Advisory Services at Transwestern Commercial Services LLC

Advisor

Chairman at Grenzebach Glier & Associates, Inc.

Consultant

Senior Vice President, Analytics & Executive Director, ALF at Grenzebach Glier & Associates, Inc.

Clients

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Precigen, Inc. is a biotechnology company, which engages in the research and development of synthetic biology technologies. The firm focuses on programming biological systems to alleviate disease, remediate environmental challenges, and provide sustainable food and industrial chemicals. It operates through the following segments: PGEN Therapeutics, ActoBio, Trans Ova and Human Biotherapeutics. The PGEN Therapeutics segment is advancing the next generation of gene and cell therapies using precision technology to target urgent and intractable diseases in immuno-oncology, autoimmune disorders and infectious diseases. The ActoBio segment involves in pioneering a proprietary class of microbe-based biopharmaceuticals that enable expression and local delivery of disease-modifying therapeutics. The Trans Ova segment includes provides advanced reproductive technologies. The Human Biotherapeutics segment accelerated recognition of previously deferred revenue upon the mutual termination of a collaboration with Castle Creek in 2020. The company was founded by Thomas David Reed in 1998 and is headquartered in Germantown, MD.

BridgeBio Pharma, Inc. engages in identifying and advancing transformative medicines to treat patients who suffer from Mendelian diseases. Its pipeline of development programs includes product candidates ranging from early discovery to late-stage development. The company was founded by Charles Homcy, Frank McCormick, Philip Reilly, and Neil Kumar in 2015 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

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OncoResponse, Inc. discovers cancer immunotherapies by interrogating the human immune system. The firm identifies elite responders to immunotherapy and screens the adaptive immune system to discover antibodies with reactivity. The company was founded by Clifford J. Stocks, Kristine Swiderek and Steven H. Gillis in 2015 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Suppliers
Harvard Bioscience, Inc. Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing | Holliston, MA

Harvard Bioscience, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells technologies, products and services that enable fundamental research, discovery, and pre-clinical testing for drug development. It operates under the geographical segments: United States, Germany, United Kingdom, and Rest of the world. It sells its products through catalog, Website, distributors, and direct sales force. The company was founded by Dr. William T. Porter in 1901 and is headquartered in Holliston, MA.

Jaggaer LLC IT Consulting & Services | Morrisville, NC

Jaggaer LLC provides cloud-based business automation solutions for spend management. It offers spend analysis, savings management, sourcing, supplier management, accounts payable, contract lifecycle management, and inventory management solutions. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Morrisville, NC.

StageZero Life Sciences Ltd. Hospitals & Patient Services | Richmond Hill, Canada

StageZero Life Sciences Ltd. engages in the development and commercialization of proprietary molecular diagnostic tests for detection of diseases and for personalized health management, with a focus on cancer-related indications. Its products includes Sentinel Principle, and ColonSentry. The company was founded by Choong-Chin Liew and K. Wayne Marshall in 1998 and is headquartered in Richmond Hill, Canada.

Awards & Honors
Rank #286
2010
The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Philanthropy 400
Rank #110
2009
The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Philanthropy 400
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