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Thoracic Oncology Lab

The UCSF Thoracic Oncology laboratory is comprised of seven principal investigators, six postdoctoral fellows, three specialists including a synthetic chemist and computational (in silico) chemist, a surgical resident, as well as a group of staff research assistants. The lab has long-standing international academic collaborations, inviting foreign physicians and researchers to work in the lab as visiting scholars, notably from China, Japan, Taiwan, Spain and France. 

Principal Investigators

David M. Jablons, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Chief, General Thoracic Surgery
Nan T. McEvoy Distinguished Professor of Thoracic Surgical Oncology
Ada Distinguished Professor of Thoracic Oncology
Program Leader Thoracic Oncology
Director, Thoracic Oncology Laboratory,
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Johannes R. Kratz, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery
Van Auken Endowed Chair in Thoracic Oncology
Director, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Thoracic Surgery
Medical Director of Robotic Surgery, UCSF Health
Director, Thoracic Surgery Residency Program

Csaba J. Peto, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery
Thoracic Oncology Program

Bhairavi Tolani, Ph.D., M.S.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery

Liang You, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery

Surgical Residents

Postdoctoral Fellows

Specialists

Shu Liu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Yi-Wei Yang, Ph.D.

Assistant Specialist

Staff Research Associates

Emeritus Faculty

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