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February 18, 2014

San Diego ABC 10 News reporter Michael Chen interviewed San Diego resident Heather Clark, a patient of Moores Cancer Center, along with Ida Deichaite, Director of Industry Relations & Symposium Organizer, in a video report about the I-SPY Clinical Trial and upcoming Symposium. The I-SPY Clinical Trial is lead by Symposium Keynote Speaker and Principle Investigator Laura Esserman, MD, MBA.
» Full Video and Article


December 12, 2013

CIRM approved a $4.18 million Disease Team grant, which will be lead by PI Moores Cancer Center Deputy Director for Research Dr. Thomas J. Kipps, and Co-PI Moores Cancer Center Director of Stem Cell Research Dr. Catriona Jamieson. This is a continuation of their work from a previous CIRM grant, which promises to move therapies out of the lab and into clinical trials in patients.
» UCSD Health System News Release
» CIRM Press Release


December 9, 2013

Reporter Bradley J. Fikes from The San Diego Union Tribune interviewed Moores Cancer Center Director of Industry Relations Ida Deichaite, PhD for a Q&A: Inside Biotech for the Business Section. The interview discusses her role at MCC, bridging the gap between researchers and industry to create collaborations.
  Building Bridges to Rx (PDF)


September 9, 2013

Sunrise 7's Sean Caldwell spoke with Moores Cancer Center Deputy Director for Research Dr. Thomas J. Kipps and Donald Sutherland, a man diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) to help understand the constantly changing language of cancer.
» Full article and video


April 11, 2013

San Diego ABC 10 News reporter Michael Chen interviewed San Diego resident Linda Lowe, a patient of Moores Cancer Center Investigator Dr. Catriona Jamieson, along with Moores Cancer Center Director of Industry Relations Ida Deichaite, PhD , in a video report on April 11 covering the successful 9th Industry/Academia Translational Oncology Symposium.
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10th Anniversary Translational Oncology Symposium

A decade of fostering collaborations, fueling innovation & saving lives


Thursday, February 20, 2014
UCSD Moores Cancer Center | 8AM - 6PM


San Diego ABC 10 News reporter Michael Chen interviewed San Diego resident Heather Clark, a patient of Moores Cancer Center, along with Ida Deichaite, Director of Industry Relations & Symposium Organizer, in a video report about the I-SPY Clinical Trial and Symposium. The I-SPY Clinical Trial is lead by Symposium Keynote Speaker and Principle Investigator Laura Esserman, MD, MBA. For the video, see below.



The article is available here.

  • Xconomy’s San Diego Life Sciences Roundup included Bob Klein’s Proposal presented at the Moores Cancer Center Symposium, outlining the $5 billion ballot initiative for funding California Institute for Regenerative Medicine in 2016.
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  • Xconomy's San Diego Life Sciences Roundup also included the Moores Cancer Center Symposium and Laura Esserman's acceptance of the Duane Roth Award.
         » Read Here
  • The San Diego Daily Transcript published an article about Dr. Esserman's acceptance of the Duane Roth Award and the Symposium.
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  • The San Diego Union Tribune wrote an article on the Symposium, namely the iSPY Trial and patient from the trial, San Diego Resident Heather Clark.
         » Read Here
  • Symposium Speaker Bob Klein was featured in a San Diego Union Tribune article, outlining the $5 billion ballot initiative for funding California Institute for Regenerative Medicine in 2016, presented at the Moores Cancer Center Symposium.
         » Read Here


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9th Symposium Featured on San Diego ABC 10 News




San Diego ABC 10 News reporter Michael Chen interviewed San Diego resident Linda Lowe, a patient of Moores Cancer Center Investigator Dr. Catriona Jamieson, along with Moores Cancer Center Director of Industry Relations Ida Deichaite, PhD , in a video report from the 6PM News on April 11 covering the successful 9th Industry/Academia Translational Oncology Symposium.

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Spotlight: Principal Investigators


Learn more about our Principal Investigators here at Moores Cancer Center, including their Translational Oncology Research and toolbox of models they use. For all interviews, please see the Principal Investigators page.


Santosh Kesari, MD, PhD, Director, Neuro-Oncology Program, Professor of Neurosciences, Department of Neurosciences

Dr. Kesari's research investigates the biology of gliomas with the aim of developing new therapeutics for patients with brain tumors. He has a long-standing interest in neural development and cancer stem cells and is focusing on their role in the formation of brain tumors and resistance to treatments.


Christina Jamieson, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Urology, Department of Surgery

Dr. Jamieson does research on urologic cancers, with a special focus on prostate cancer that has metastasized to bone. She is applying her expertise in genome-wide analyses of prostate cancer tumors, primary patient-derived tumor models, and 3D in vitro models to translate next generation genomics on prostate cancers into practical applications and novel therapies.

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