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Department of Internal Medicine

Department of Internal Medicine

Division of Hematology and Oncology Faculty


Mehrdad Abedi, M.D. 

Mehrdad Abedi, M.D.
Associate Professor

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Gerhard Bauer
Director, GMP Facility
Institute for Regenerative Cures

Moon Chen PhD

Moon Chen, Jr., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Associate Director, Population Research and Cancer Disparities, UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Xinbin Chen, PhD

Xinbin Chen, Ph.D. 
Professor and Director, Veterinary Oncology
Joint Appointment
Primary Department: Verterinary Medicine, Surgical and Radiological Sciences

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Helen Chew, M.D.
Breast Cancer
Director, Clinical Breast Cancer Program

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Scott Christensen, M.D.
Breast Cancer, Melanoma, HIV and AIDS
Associate Director, Hospice Program
Medical Director, Cancer Care Network

Not Pictured 

Michael DeGregorio, Pharm.D.
Breast Cancer Vaccine

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David Gandara, M.D. 
Professor, Senior Advisor to Director
Thoracic Oncology
Director for Clinical Research, UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
Director, Clinical Trials Support Unit

Ralph Green, M.D., Ph.D.

Ralph Green, M.D., Ph.D. 
Joint Appointment
Primary Department: Pathology

David Harrison, M.D. 

David Harrison, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor
Breast Cancer, Lymphoma, Chronic Lymphocytes, Leukemia

 Paul Henderson PhD

Paul Henderson, Ph.D.
Adjunct Associate Professor
Cellular Response to Oxidative Stress, Drug and Carcinogen Metabolism, Pharmacokinetic Assay Development, Mass Spectrometry.

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Kendra Hutchinson, M.D.
Associate Professor
Breast Cancer

Dr. Brian Jonas

Brian Jonas, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor



Paul Kaesberg, M.D. 

Paul Kaesberg, M.D.
Hematology, Breast Cancer and Palliative Care

Karen Kelly, M.D.

Karen Kelly, M.D.
Associate Director for Clinical Research
Phase I Clinical Director

Edward Kim, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Gastrointestinal, Pancreatic Cancer



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Kit Lam, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Joint Appointment 

 Dr. Primo Lara

Primo "Lucky" Lara, Jr., M.D.
Genitourinary (Kidney, Prostate, Bladder) and Thoracic (Lung) Malignancies
Associate Director of Translational Research, UC Davis Cancer Center; Co-Leader, Cancer Therapeutics Program, UC Davis Cancer Center

Tina Li Photo 

Tianhong (Tina) Li, M.D., Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor
Lung Cancer, Breast Cancer, Translational Research
Co-Director of Phase I Program

Philip Mack photo 

Philip Mack, Ph.D.
Associate Adjunct Professor
Co-leader, Molecular Pharmacology

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Frederick Meyers, M.D.
GU Oncology
Medical Director, Hospice program
Executive Associate Dean, Academic Affairs

Suzanne Miyamoto, PhD 

Suzanne Miyamoto, Ph.D.
Associate Research Biochemist

William Murphy, Ph.D.

William Murphy, Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Chair, Dermatology
Joint Appointment

 Dr. Jan Nolta

Jan Nolta, Ph.D.
Director, Institute for Regenerative Cures

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Robert O'Donnell, M.D., Ph.D.
Brain Cancer, Radiodiagnosis and Therapy, Radioimmunotherapy

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Chong-Xian Pan, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
GU Oncology, Personalized Chemotherapy, Cancer Stem Cells, Clinical Trials

Carol Richman, MD 

Carol Richman, M.D.
Director, Stem Cell Transplant Program

Dr. Jonathan Riess

Jonathan Riess, M.D., M.S.
Assistant Professor



Thomas Semrad, M.D. 

Thomas, Semrad, M.D. 
Assistant Professor


Julie Sutcliffe

Julie Sutcliffe, Ph.D.
Associate Professor


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Michael Tanaka, Jr., M.D.
Associate Professor
GI Oncology

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Joseph Tuscano, M.D.
Clinical focus:Bone Marrow Transplant, Lymphomas
Research focus: Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy

Marlene VonFriederichs-Fitzwater Ph.D. 

Marlene VonFriederichs-Fitzwater, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Adjunct Associate Professor 
Director, Cancer Center Outreach Research & Education

Jeanna Welborn photo 

Jeanna Welborn, M.D.
Leukemias, Sickle Cell Disease, and Cytogenetics

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Ted Wun, M.D.
Sickle Cell Disease, Lymphomas
Chief of Hematology and Oncology
Associate Dean for Research
Medical Director, CTSC Clinical Research Center

June Zou Ph.D.

June Zou, Ph.D.
Associate Research Biologist