A Virtual Event From
La Jolla, California


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Presented by:

The Usha Mahajani Foundation
Moores Cancer Center at
    UC San Diego Health
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Sanford Burnham Prebys
    Medical Discovery Institute

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32nd Annual

Usha Mahajani Symposium on
Molecular Medicine

Friday, September 10, 2021



Gerry Boss, MD
Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
UC San Diego
La Jolla, CA


Peter D. Adams, PhD, Professor
Co-Director Aging, Cancer and Immuno-oncology Program
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
La Jolla, CA

Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology, UC San Diego
Associate Director for Clinical Science and
Co-Leader Solid Tumor Therapeutics Program, Moores Cancer Center
La Jolla, CA

Tony Hunter, PhD
American Cancer Society Professor
Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory
Renato Dulbecco Chair
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
La Jolla, CA

Ze’ev Ronai, PhD, Professor,
Director, NCI designated Cancer Center
Jeanne and Gary Herberger Leadership Chair in Cancer Research
Medical Discovery Institute
La Jolla, CA

Geoffrey M. Wahl, PhD
Professor, Gene Expression Laboratory
Daniel and Martina Lewis Chair
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
La Jolla, CA


Priscilla Brastianos, MD
Director, Central Nervous System Metastasis Center
Division of Hematology/Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Christine Iacobuzio-Donahue, MD, PhD
Director, David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research
Attending Physician, Department of Pathology
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

William G. Kaelin, Jr., MD
2019 Nobel Laureate
Sidney Farber Professor of Medicine
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Investigator Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Boston, MA

Jean-Christophe (Chris) Marine, PhD
Pr/Scientific Director of VIB/KUL Center for Cancer Biology
Linden, Belgium

Antoni Ribas, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Surgery, Molecular and Medical Pharmacology
Director, Tumor Immunology Program, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
Director, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Center at UCLA
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

Victor Velculescu, MD, PhD
Professor of Oncology, Pathology and Medicine
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD