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A Message from the Director

In April of 2005, Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health debuted our revolutionary building bringing together research, education, and clinical care under one roof. This allows clinicians and scientists to communicate more efficiently and work together to advance patient care through translational research

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Director Scott Lippman, MD/PhD, UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center


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Education & Training Programs

A vital part of our mission is to provide equitable access to high quality cancer-related training activities and educational opportunities that extend from high school through the undergraduate, graduate, and junior faculty phases of a cancer research career. We invite you to explore our programs:


Investing in cures

$20+ million raised for cancer research in San Diego, 73 discovery research projects funded, and 6 clinical trials underway. Curebound targets areas of research where the greatest opportunities exist and invests strategic funding in translational research projects that demonstrate promise of getting to clinic and to market. 

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