Professor Borje Andersson
Borje S. Andersson is Professor, Department of Stem Cell Transplantation in the Division of Cancer Medicine at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas and Director of the Department’s program for Molecular Pharmacology and Translational Drug Development. He is also Adjunct Professor, University of Houston College of Pharmacy in Houston. He received his medical degree from Karolinska Institute Faculty of Medicine and is board-certified in medical oncology, internal medicine and haematology. He has been an active researcher in the leukaemia field and his recent research has focused on the development of less toxic and more efficacious pre-transplant conditioning therapies, and improving the understanding of leukaemic cell resistance to bifunctional DNA-alkylating agents.