Dr. Jyoti Mayadev is a Professor, Assistant Vice-Chair Developmental Therapeutics, Section Chief of Gynecologic Oncology and serves as Co-Leader of the GYN Oncology Disease Team for the Moores NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. She is also Director of Gynecologic Brachytherapy in the Department and oversees all clinical and translational research aspects of image-guided brachytherapy for gynecologic cancers. She is also an active member of the Breast Cancer Disease Team.
Dr. Mayadev is a widely recognized national leader in the field of gynecologic radiation therapy and image guided brachytherapy for gynecologic oncology patients. She is Co-Chair of the NRG Oncology Cooperative Group Cervical Cancer committee, and a member of the NRG Oncology phase I/Developmental Therapeutics committee, NRG Early Clinical Trials Oversight committee, NRG Oncology GYN Executive committee, and RT Developmental Therapeutics committee. Through these leadership roles, she is a key participant in the national strategy and design of cervical cancer clinical trials for new treatment paradigms. She was named GYN Track Vice-Chair for the American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Scientific Committee. Furthermore, she is the national principal investigator on phase I clinical trials in cervical cancer exploring the use of immunotherapy in patients with locally advanced cervical cancer. She is widely published, and has received grant funding from Varian Medical Systems and Koman for the Cure. She currently has grant funding from the NCI for her clinical trials, NRG Oncology Group, Padres Pedal the Cause, and Moores Cancer Center.
Prior to her arrival at UC San Diego, Dr. Mayadev was the Director of Brachytherapy at UC Davis, where she initiated their image-guided brachytherapy programs, and lead the gynecologic and breast oncology research programs in radiation oncology. She has received awards for her teaching and clinical expertise, including Educator of the Year, and the Dean’s Award for Gynecologic Interstitial Brachytherapy. Dr. Mayadev is a frequent invited speaker at the American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) national conference, and the American Brachytherapy Society (ABS) to further knowledge and research in radiation oncology. Dr. Mayadev conceived, designed and developed the “Image Guided Brachytherapy Handbook”, and served as the Editor-in-Chief, published by Springer. Dr. Mayadev received the Outstanding Service Award as Co-Chair of the NRG Oncology Developmental Therapeutics/Phase I Committee.