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April 27, 2023 | Announcements

Jason Sicklick, MD, FACS Appointed Co-Leader of the Structural and Functional Genomics Research Program of Moores Cancer Center

Jason Sicklick, MD, FACS has been appointed as the new Co-Leader of the Moores Cancer Center (MCC), Structural and Functional Genomics (SFG) Research Program, and will join current Co-Leader, Jill Mesirov, PhD at the helm of the program.

April 27, 2023 | Announcements

Leslie A. Crews, PhD Appointed Co-Leader of the Hematologic Malignancies Research Program of Moores Cancer Center

Leslie A. Crews, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Regenerative Medicine at UC San Diego, as the new Co-Leader of the MCC Hematologic Malignancies Program, joining current Co-Leader, Thomas Kipps, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Evelyn and Edwin Tasch Chair in Cancer Research.

March 27, 2023 | Announcements

Dr. John M. Carethers Elected to AACR Board of Directors

Moores Cancer Center Member and Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences at UC San Diego, John M. Carethers, M.D., has been elected a Member of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), Board of Directors for the 2023–2026 term.

January 17, 2023 | Research and Discoveries

In Cells, UV-Emitting Nail Polish Dryers Damage DNA and Cause Mutations

Researchers at UC San Diego studied the UV light-emitting devices used to cure gel manicures, and found that the chronic use of these nail polish drying machines is damaging to human cells.

November 2023 | Announcements

Joseph A. Califano III, MD, Appointed Director of Moores Cancer Center