Dr. Una (Scully) Ryan
Ryan, OBE, Ph.D., DSc is
President and CEO of
Diagnostics for All.
She is also
Research Professor of Medicine at BU School of Medicine and serves on
its Board of Visitors. Her board positions include DFA, AMRI, and MS.
Una was formerly President and CEO of AVANT Immunotherapeutics, Inc, (NASDAQ) a company developing vaccines and immunotherapeutics for cancer, travelers, food safety, and global health. She was Chair of the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council and served on its board (1996–2008), as well as the Industry Organization, New England Healthcare Institute, Board of Associates of the Whitehead Institute, Strategy & Policy Council of the MIT Center for Biomedical Innovation, Massachusetts Life Sciences Collaborative Leadership Council and the Goddard Council on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education.
Una earned her Ph.D. in Cellular and Molecular Biology from Cambridge University and her BS degrees in Zoology, Microbiology, and Chemistry from Bristol University. She received an Honorary Doctor of Science degree form Bristol University in 2009. In 2007, she received the Albert Einstein Award for outstanding achievement in the life sciences. In 2002 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II awarded her the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to research, development, and promotion of biotechnology.
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