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Thomas M. Annesley, PhD, DABCC, FACB
2007 The Professor Alvin Dubin Award For Outstanding Contributions To The Profession And The Academy

Thomas M. Annesley, PhD, DABCC, FACB was honored with AACC's 2007 Professor Alvin Dubin Award For Outstanding Contributions To The Profession And The Academy.

1987 Outstanding Scientific Achievements by a Young Investigator

Thomas M. Annesley received the 12th AACC Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievements by a Young Investigator. This award is sponsored by Boehringer Mannheim Diagnostics, Inc.

Thomas M. Annesley, Ph.D., DABCC, received the B.A. in chemistry from Gustavus Adolphus College, and the Ph.D. in biochemistry from Rice University. Before his current appointment at the University of Michigan in 1981, he completed a two-year postdoctoral training program at the Mayo Clinic. Currently he holds appointments of assistant professor in the Department of Pathology and director of drug analysis and toxicology at the University of Michigan Medical Center. In addition to being a diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Chemistry, he is also a laboratory director licensed by the Michigan Department of Public Health.

Dr. Annesley’s research interests are related to several aspects of therapeutic drug monitoring. Areas of focus include the applications of microbore high-performance liquid chromatography to drug analysis, and biochemical studies on cyclosporine and the distribution of this drug and its metabolites in blood. He has also been a co-investigator in numerous basic research and clinical studies evaluating use of this cyclosporine in various clinical conditions. He is the author or co-author of 38 papers and book chapters, as well as of 32 scientific abstracts.

He is a member of several professional societies, including the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry, Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists, Association of Clinical Scientists, Clinical Ligand Assay Society, and elected membership to the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. He has been a member of the AACC since 1977.

Dr. Annesley is the recipient of numerous education and research awards, including the Clinical Pathology Teaching Award, Young Investigator’s Award of the Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists, Clinical Chemist’s Recognition Award of the AACC, First Decade Award as outstanding alumnus from Gustavus Adolphus College, and an Outstanding Young Men of America Award.

Dr. Annesley has been active within the Michigan Section of the AACC. He has served as the chairman of several scientific symposia, and as chairman of the Executive Committee, Program Committee, and Education Committee; he is the current chairman of the Michigan Section.