UCSF

Topics and Expertise: Oncology

Emily Mrig, PhD

Assistant Adjunct Professor

I am a member of the Center for Translational and Policy Research on Precision Medicine (TRANSPERS). I am interested in the ways that insurance coverage and health policy shape differential access and uptake of precision medicine. I am particularly interested in applying my research towards efforts...

VR drug discovery makes precision therapy a reality

ChimeraX, virtual reality software developed at the UCSF Resource for Biocomputing, Visualization and Informatics, is now the tool of choice for computational structural biologists in the School of Pharmacy. The Jacobson Lab recently used ChimeraX to find a promising new cure for a drug-resistant...

Janel Long-Boyle, PharmD

Professor of Clinical Pharmacy

I am a translational scientist with research interests that include pediatric cancer therapeutics, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacogenomics, and clinical trial design. The majority of my research is focused around the chemotherapeutic and immunosuppressive agents used in the...

Michelle Arkin, PhD

Department Chair and Professor

My research focuses on the development of drug-like molecules that alter important biological processes. These molecules will help us understand human biology and may lead to the design of new drugs. I also chair the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry.

Charles S. Craik, PhD

Professor

I focus on defining the roles and the mechanisms of enzymes in complex biological processes and on developing technologies to facilitate these studies to aid in the rapid detection, monitoring, and control of infectious disease and cancer.