Santosh Kesari, MD, PhD

Department of Neurosciences, Moores Cancer Center, UC San Diego Health System; Department of Radiation Medicine and Applied Sciences, UC San Diego Health System, La Jolla, CA, USA

Santosh Kesari, MD, PhD is a Professor in Department of Neurosciences and the Director of Neuro-Oncology Program, Translational Neuro-Oncology Laboratories, Neurotoxicity Treatment Center at the Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego. Dr. Kesari has expertise in neuro-oncology, neurologic complications of cancer, general neurology, and clinical trials of novel agents in primary and metastatic brain tumors. He has basic science interests in molecular genetics, developmental biology, novel agents for brain tumors, cancer stem cells, biomarkers for brain tumors, drug delivery to brain, and developing novel clinical trials for brain cancers based on our lab work.

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Terms of Appointment: Feb 2015 - Jan 2017