Dr John C. Reed

CV as per end of term

Personal Data

Nationality: American
Year of Birth: 1958

Position

Head of Pharma Research & Early Development (pRED)

Studies

  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, US 
    B.A. (1976-1980)
  • University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, US
    M.D., Ph.D. (1980-1986)
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, PA, US
    Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
    Resident in Clinical Pathology (1986-1988)
  • Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology, Philadelphia, PA, US
    Postdoctoral Fellow in Molecular Biology (1986-1988)

Professional Career

  • University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, PA, US
    Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
    1988 Research Associate
    1989 Assistant Professor
    1989 Assistant Director, Laboratory of Molecular Diagnosis
  • The Burnham Institute, La Jolla, CA, US
    1992 Director, Oncogene and Tumor Suppressor Gene Program
    1994 Deputy Director, Cancer Center
    1995 Founder and Director, Program on Apoptosis and Cell Death Research
    1995 Scientific Director
    2002 Director, Cancer Center
  • Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, US
    2002 President & Chief Executive Officer
    2007 Donald Bren Presidential Chair
    2010 Chief Executive Officer & Donald Bren Chief Executive Chair

Awards and Honors (selected)

  • 2011
    American Association for the Advancement of Science, Fellow
  • 2008
    BIOCOM Life Sciences Heritage Award, Outstanding contributions to life sciences
  • 2006
    Thomson Scientific – Doctors of the decade (1995-2005)
    Dr. Reed ranked 8th most highly-cited researcher in life-sciences and medicine for the decade; 1st in field of cell biology; 1st in field of general biomedicine
  • 2006
    University Pennsylvania Medical School, Distinguished Alumnus Award
  • 2003
    Bristol Myers Squibb Distinguished Cancer Researcher Award
  • 2002
    Institute for Scientific Information, World’s most highly cited scientist for period 1999-2002
  • 1998
    Hero Award, Susan G. Komen Foundation for Breast Cancer

Boards (selected)

  • Isis (Ionis) Pharmaceutics, Inc. Board of Directors (2003-2013)
  • Stratagene, Inc., (STGN) Board of Directors (2003-2007)
  • Repros Pharmaceuticals, Inc, (RPRX) Board of Directors (2008-2009)
  • Pharmion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (PHRM) Board of Directors (2005-2008)
  • Clovis Oncology, Inc., (CLVS) Board of Directors (2009-2013)
  • California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Independent Citizen’s Oversight Committee, (2006-2012)
  • IDUN Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Board of Directors (1994-1999)

University positions

  • 1993 - 2013
    University of California at San Diego
    Associate Member, Cancer Center
  • 1996 - 2013
    San Diego State University
    Adjunct Professor, Department of Biology
  • 1997 - 2011
    University of California at San Diego, School of Medicine 
    Adjunct Professor, Department of Molecular Pathology
  • 2002 - 2013
    Whitaker Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, San Diego
    Associate Member
  • 2007 - 2013
    University of Central Florida – Orlando, Florida
    Adjunct Professor, School of Medicine
  • 2007 - 2013
    University of Florida – Gainsville, Florida
    Adjunct Professor, Department of Biochemistry
  • 2015 - present
    ETH Zurich, Adjunct Professor, Department of Biology