Professor Adnan Mansoor is a distinguished academic, researcher, and hematopathologist currently serving as a professor, within faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary, Canada. With a career spanning more than three decades, Prof. Mansoor has made significant contributions to the understanding and treatment of blood cancers.

Prof. Mansoor completed his undergraduate degree from Punjab University in 1983. He went on to earn a Membership (MCPS) and Fellowship (FCPS) degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Pakistan. His passion for research and improving patient care led him to pursue further training at several renowned institutions, including 400 years old St. Thomas Hospital London under highly acclaimed teachers in 1992.

From 1992 to 1996, Prof. Mansoor was trained in the National Cancer Institute of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, USA.He completed his residency in Anatomic Pathology (AP) and Clinical Pathology (CP) at George Washington University. Prof. Mansoor
then pursued a Hematopathology Fellowship at the esteemed MD Anderson Cancer Center of
University of Texas in Houston, which he completed in 2001.

During his training at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Professor Adnan Mansoor played a
pivotal role in the invention, development, and advancement of genomic techniques in cancer
biology. His work encompassed various cutting-edge areas, including gene transfer and signal
transduction. Prof. Mansoor had the privilege of working under world leaders in lymphoma
biology and diagnostics, such as Dr. Elaine Jaffe and Dr. Stetler-Stevenson.

Throughout his career, Prof. Mansoor has built upon the strong foundation laid during his time
at the NIH, continuing to explore novel techniques and approaches in cancer research. His work
with renowned experts in the field has not only helped shape his own career but has also
contributed to the advancement of Hematopathology and cancer diagnostics at the University
of Calgary and beyond.

As a faculty member at the University of Calgary, Prof. Mansoor has dedicated his career to the
advancement of knowledge in the field of hematopathology. His research interests primarily
focus on blood cancers, including leukemia and lymphoma. Prof. Mansoor’s work has led to the

identification of novel diagnostic markers, the development of targeted therapies, and
improved prognostic methods for patients suffering from these devastating diseases.

Prof. Mansoor is an accomplished writer, having published and presented more than 160
research papers in prestigious scientific journals and international conferences. His publications
have contributed significantly to the understanding of blood cancers and have garnered
recognition from both the academic community and the medical profession.

In addition to his research activities, Prof. Mansoor is committed to sharing his knowledge and
expertise with the next generation of hematopathologists. As an educator at the University of
Calgary, he has mentored numerous medical students, residents, and fellows, many of whom
have gone on to establish successful careers in academia, research, and clinical practice.

Throughout his distinguished career, Prof. Adnan Mansoor has made a lasting impact on the
field of hematopathology. His unwavering dedication to research, teaching, and patient care
continues to advance the understanding and treatment of blood cancers at the University of
Calgary and beyond.

Under Professor Adnan Mansoor’s visionary leadership, the Division of Hematopathology and
Transfusion Medicine within the Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine has experienced
significant growth and transformation. As the division head, Prof. Mansoor has played a pivotal
role in shaping the division into one of the most advanced and integrated centers for
Hematopathology and Transfusion Medicine in North America.

Prof. Mansoor’s forward-thinking approach and commitment to excellence have led to the
implementation of cutting-edge technologies, state-of-the-art facilities, and the development
of comprehensive diagnostic and treatment protocols. His strategic vision has fostered a culture
of innovation and collaboration among the division’s multidisciplinary team of pathologists,
hematologists, transfusion medicine specialists, and support staff.

Through his leadership, Prof. Mansoor has promoted interdisciplinary research and
collaboration, bridging the gap between basic science, translational research, and clinical
practice. The division has become a hub for groundbreaking discoveries, improved patient care,
and the training of future leaders in the field of Hematopathology and Transfusion Medicine.

Professor Adnan Mansoor’s dedication to fostering innovation and advancing the practice of
Hematopathology and Transfusion Medicine continues to have a profound impact on the
division, the University of Calgary, and the broader medical community. His exemplary
leadership has solidified the division’s position as a leading center for research, education, and
patient care in North America.

In addition to his professional accomplishments, Professor Adnan Mansoor is an avid
community worker who has dedicated himself to serving the local Muslim community in various

leadership roles over the last quarter of a century. His unwavering commitment to community
engagement and service has earned him numerous recognition awards from various
community organizations.

Among his many accolades, Prof. Mansoor was honored with the prestigious Queen Elizabeth
Platinum Jubilee Award from the Government of Alberta. This prestigious award acknowledges
his exceptional community service and engagement spanning over 25 years.

Through his community work, Prof. Mansoor has fostered a spirit of unity, cooperation, and
understanding among community members from diverse backgrounds. He has played a pivotal
role in organizing events, promoting interfaith dialogue, and supporting various charitable
causes. His leadership has helped to create a more inclusive and compassionate society.

As an academic, researcher, and community leader, Professor Adnan Mansoor’s achievements
extend far beyond the boundaries of the University of Calgary. His dedication to research,
teaching, patient care, and community service has had a lasting impact on the lives of countless
individuals, both within the local Muslim community and beyond.