ABOG Science for the Rest of Us with Dr. Andrei Goga and Larisa Kure

From the Lab to the Clinic: Translating Basic Cancer Mechanisms


Andrei Goga, MD, PhD
Medical oncologist and professor of Cell and Tissue Biology, UCSF School of Dentistry

Dr. Goga is a medical oncologist and translational investigator studying cell cycle regulation, microRNA function and metabolic changes in cancer, with a special emphasis in models of breast and liver cancer. The goal of his research is to translating these findings to new patient therapeutics. He is an active member of the Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He is a Medical Oncologist and Attending Physician at the UCSF Breast Care Center where he cares for patients with breast cancer, including helping direct a clinical trial of novel therapeutics for patients with metastatic cancer.


Larisa Kure, MPA
Associate Dean for Administration & Finance,
UCSF School of Dentistry
Breast cancer survivor whose treatment at UCSF included participation in a clinical trial aimed at improving treatment strategies


Faculty researchers provide staff & administrators with an overview & knowledge of their UCSF Research programs & initiatives.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Medical Sciences Building, S-214 513 Parnassus Ave., San Francisco, CA

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