Cancer Immunotherapeutics Members

Behman Badie Profile
Behnam Badie, M.D.
Neurosurgeon; The Heritage Provider Network Professor in Gene Therapy
Duarte - Main Campus

Behnam Badie, M.D., is a renowned neurosurgeon and expert in the field of surgical neuro-oncology, nanotechnology and T cell research.

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Christine Brown, Ph.D.
The Heritage Provider Network Professor in Immunotherapy
Duarte - Main Campus

Christine Brown, Ph.D., is deputy director of the T Cell Therapeutics Research Laboratory at Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope.

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Michael Caligiuri
Michael Caligiuri, M.D.
President, City of Hope National Medical Center
Duarte - Main Campus

Michael A. Caligiuri, M.D., president of City of Hope National Medical Center, is a world-renowned physician, scientist, builder, innovator, leader and visionary. He is dedicated to developing the next generation of leading-edge cancer therapies.

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Don Diamond, Ph.D., Chair, Dept. of Experimental Therapeutics
Don J. Diamond, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Duarte - Main Campus

Don J. Diamond, Ph.D., is Professor in the Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation.

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Tanya Dorff
Tanya Dorff, M.D.
Medical Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

Tanya Dorff, M.D., is a medical oncologist and an associate professor in the Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research.

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Mingye Feng, Ph.D.
Mingye Feng, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Immuno-Oncology
Duarte - Main Campus

Mingye Feng, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Immuno-Oncology

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Yuman Fong
Yuman Fong, M.D.
Surgical Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

City of Hope's Yuman Fong, M.D., is an internationally recognized expert in cancer of the liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts. He has led the research effort to employ genetically modified viruses to destroy cancer cells.

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Marcin Kortylewski, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Immuno-Oncology
Duarte - Main Campus

Marcin Kortylewski, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Immuno-Oncology, focuses on cancer immunotherapy.

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Peter Lee
Peter P. Lee, M.D.
Billy and Audrey L. Wilder Chair of Immuno-Oncology
Duarte - Main Campus

Peter P. Lee, M.D., is professor and chair in the department of Immuno-Oncology, Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope in Southern California and beneficiary of The Christopher Family Endowed Innovation Fund for Alzheimer’s Disease and Breast Cancer Research in Honor of Vineta Christopher.

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Edwin Manuel, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Immuno-Oncology
Duarte - Main Campus

Edwin Manuel, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor in the Department of Immuno-Oncology.

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Heather McGee
Heather McGee, M.D., Ph.D.
Radiation Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

Heather McGee, M.D., Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology and Department of Immuno-Oncology at City of Hope.

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Laleh Melstrom, M.D., M.S.
Laleh Melstrom, M.D., M.S.
Surgical Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

Laleh G. Melstrom, M.D., M.S., specializes in melanoma and pancreatic cancers.

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Joanne Mortimer
Joanne Mortimer, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.S.C.O.
Medical Oncologist; Baum Family Professor in Women's Cancers
Duarte - Main Campus

Joanne Mortimer, M.D., is a breast cancer oncologist and Director of Women's Cancer Programs at City of Hope cancer research hospital.

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Javier Gordon Ogembo
Javier Gordon Ogembo, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Immuno-Oncology
Duarte - Main Campus

Javier Gordon Ogembo, Ph.D., is associate professor in the Department of Immuno-Oncology at Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope.

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Meet Our Doctors: Saul Priceman, Ph.D.
Saul Priceman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Duarte - Main Campus

Saul Priceman, Ph.D., is assistant professor in the Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation and associate director of Translational Sciences & Technologies in the T Cell Therapeutics Research Laboratories

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John Shively, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Immunology & Theranostics
Duarte - Main Campus

John Shively, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Immunology & Theranostics within the Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute at City of Hope.

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Zuoming Sun, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular Imaging & Therapy
Duarte - Main Campus
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James Waisman
James R. Waisman, M.D.
Medical Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

James Waisman, M.D., is one of Southern California's best known and most respected experts on breast cancer.

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Meet Dr. Leo David Wang
Leo David Wang, M.D., Ph.D.
Pediatric Hematologist - Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

Leo David Wang, M.D., Ph.D., is a pediatric hematologist oncologist and assistant clinical professor in the departments of Immuno-Oncology and Pediatrics

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John Charles Williams
John Williams, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Cancer Biology and Molecular Medicine
Duarte - Main Campus

City of Hope's John Williams, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Cancer Biology and Molecular Medicine and Director of the X-ray Crystallography Core.

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Jeffrey Wong
Jeffrey Y.C. Wong, M.D.
Radiation Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

Jeffrey Wong, M.D., is renowned for his efforts in targeted therapy using image-guided/intensity modulated radiotherapy, recently applying this approach to bone marrow transplantation.

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Meet Dr. Yanghee Woo
Yanghee Woo, M.D.
Surgical Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

Yanghee Woo, M.D., is director of the Gastroenterology Minimally Invasive Therapy Program.

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Anna Wu
Anna Wu, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor, Department of Immunology & Theranostics
Duarte - Main Campus

Anna Wu, Ph.D., is chair of the Department of Immunology & Theranostics and co-director of the Center for Theranostic Studies.

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Yazaki Paul
Paul Yazaki, Ph.D.
Research Professor, Department of Immunology & Theranostics
Duarte - Main Campus

Paul Yazaki, Ph.D., is a research professor in the Department of Immunology & Theranostics at the Arthur Riggs Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute at City of Hope.

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Meet Our Doctors: Hua Eleanor Yu, Ph.D.
Hua Yu, Ph.D.
Billy and Audrey L. Wilder Professor in Tumor Immunotherapy; Associate Chair and Professor, Department of Immuno-Oncology; Co-leader, Cancer Immunotherapeutics Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Duarte - Main Campus

Hua Yu, Ph.D., associate chair of the Department of Immuno-Oncology, has made STAT3 the focus of much of her research.

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Jianhua Yu
Jianhua Yu, Ph.D.
Director and Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, Hematologic Malignancies Research Institute
Duarte - Main Campus

Jianhua Yu, Ph.D, is Director and Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, Hematologic Malignancies Research Institute

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Chunyan Zhang, Ph.D.
Chunyan Zhang, Ph.D.
Associate Research Professor, Department of Immuno-Oncology
Duarte - Main Campus

Chunyan Zhang is a staff scientist in the department of immuno-oncology at the Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope.

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TGEN MEMBERS

Assistant Professor, Pathogen and Microbiome Division and Integrated Cancer Genomics Division