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June 6, 2024 | Research and Discoveries

New Avenues in Pancreatic Cancer Treatment: A Q&A with Corina Antal, PhD


June 5, 2024 | Research and Discoveries

Machine Learning for Personalized Cancer Care: Distinguished Scientist Director's Seminar Series


June 4, 2024 | Research and Discoveries

UC San Diego Health First in Region to Provide Novel Therapy for Melanoma


January 8, 2024 | Announcements

Diane M. Simeone, MD Appointed Director for Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health


December 14, 2023 | Announcements

Ramez N. Eskander, MD Appointed Clinical Trials Office (CTO) Director for Oncology at UC San Diego Health Oncology and Moores Cancer Center


December 7, 2023 | Announcements

Kathryn A. Gold, M.D. Appointed Chief of the Division of Hematology and Oncology at the UC San Diego, Moores Cancer Center


November 13, 2023 | Announcements

J. Silvio Gutkind, Ph.D. Receives American Cancer Society (ACS) Research Professor Award


June 21, 2023 | Announcements

Melody K. Schiaffino, PhD, MPH, Named Inaugural Moores Cancer Center, Associate Director for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Dr. Melody Schiaffino is a health services researcher and epidemiologist who specializes in health disparities as they relate to population health, health services delivery, and quality outcomes.


June 7, 2023 | Announcements

Sunil J. Advani, MD, Appointed Co-Leader of the Cancer Biology and Signaling Program of the Moores Cancer Center

Sunil J. Advani, MD, as the new Co-Leader of the Moores Cancer Center (MCC), Cancer Biology and Signaling (CBS) Research Program, will join current Co-Leader, Jing Yang, PhD at the helm of the program.


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