Tariq trained in medicine at St George’s Hospital Medical School in London (UK), followed by postgraduate training at Imperial College London at the Hammersmith Hospital, London, and the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver. He has specialist credentials in internal medicine, medical oncology, hematology, and stem cell transplantation in the UK and USA. He has held senior leadership roles in centers of excellence for the treatment of cancer, as well as primary referral centers, in the UK, USA and Saudi Arabia. He is a member of many professional societies and is involved in humanitarian activities to co-ordinate cancer care in Africa. In 2011, he founded Alpine Oncology Foundation, a Swiss-registered cancer charity, in memory of his mother, with the principal objective to help improve the clinical management of children and adults in Tanzania diagnosed to have blood cancer by enhancing the understanding of these diseases and promoting access to affordable molecular diagnostic and monitoring tools. He has published over 120 peer reviewed papers, 30 cancer text book chapters and 13 cancer books. He is the recipient of several awards, including those from the UK Royal College of Physicians, American College of Physicians, Swiss humanitarian groups and in 2014 was awarded the Highly Commendable British Medical Association Cancer Book Award. Currently he is a Professor of Hematology/Oncology in Boston (Tufts University Cancer Center) and Buckingham University Medical School, UK. His specialist interests are precision medicine for all cancer patients and translational science in myeloid malignancies. He is also a consultant for Roche Personalized Healthcare (Global).
Precision medicine for all cancer patients and translational science in myeloid malignancies
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