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Multiple Department of Radiation Medicine & Applied Sciences faculty are Research-focused and have labs and personnel within the
Center for Precision Radiation Medicine in the
Altman Clinical Translational Research Institute and/or the
Moores Cancer Center.
Two RMAS Faculty are focused on the development and oversight of cutting-edge
National Cooperative Group Clinical Trials
Systems Engineering & Design Program is overseen by
Many clinically-focused faculty also participate in Department Research spearheading their own clinical studies and/or collaborating with our Research Faculty as well as participating in national cooperative group trials.
Carrie McDonald is a Professor and the Co-Director of the Brain Tumor Neuropsychologic Assessment Clinic and provides neuropsychological evaluations to brain tumor patients. She has published over 60 journal articles and reviews, and holds a Joint Appointments between RMAS and the Department of Psychiatry.
Joseph Califano MD is a Professor Otolaryngologist and the Physician-In-Chief of the Moores Cancer Center. A NIH R-01 funded basic scientist, his research focused on HPV+ Head & Neck Cancers. He has published over 300 journal articles and reviews and holds a Joint Appointment between RMAS and the Department of Surgery.
Kevin Moore PhD was awarded a $1.9M NIH R01 Grant entitled Distributed Knowledge-Based Platform for Radiotherapy Plan Quality Control by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Dr. James Murphy was awarded a five-year $2.0M R18 grant from AHRQ to test contour education programs.
Tyler Seibert MD PhD was granted a Secondary Faculty Appointment in the UC San Diego Department of Bioengineering
Todd Atwood PhD and
Derek Brown PhD launched a Phase III Randomized Trial evaluating the utility of direct patient care by the Medical Physicist
Andrew Sharabi MD PhD is a Co-Investigator on a NIH Moonshot U01 Grant in collaboration with investigators from the Moores Cancer Center and the La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology
Sunil Advani MD received a NIH R37 MERIT Award converting his 5-year R01 focused on PAK-CRAF Signaling into a 7-year R37 Grant
Loren Mell MD published a textbook on Clinical Research entitled Principles of Clinical Cancer Research, with co-editors Phuoc Tran, James Yu and Qiang Zhang