LFR a bacterium (MRSA, yellow) being ingested by an immune cell (Neutrophil, purple)LFR lung cancer cell during cell divisionMoores Cancer Center


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Cancer Moonshot Grants Awarded

Researchers at Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego have received two of the seven grants as part of the National Cancer Institute Cancer Moonshot to promote collaboration and investment in the research community. Both grants are immunotherapy-focused and involve multiple co-investigators, with Michael Karin, PhD, leading a novel immune oncology approach to liver cancer and Stephen Schoenberger, PhD, Anjana Rao, PhD, and Silvio Gutkind, PhD investigating an approach to head and neck cancer.