Andrei Goga is a basic investigator as well as a medical oncologist whose lab is focused on studies of oncogene function and the identification of new therapeutic strategies to target currently undrugable cancers and to eliminate metastasis.
Much of our work is focused on aggressive forms of cancer, such as receptor triple-negative breast cancer, oral, head and neck, liver and lung cancers.
Dr. Goga has received scholar awards from the
Susan G. Komen Foundation, the Leukemia Lymphoma Society, and a CDMRP Breast Cancer Research Program - Era of Hope Award.
Professor, Dept. Cell & Tissue Biology
and Dept. of Medicine, Heme / Onc.
Member UCSF Biomedical Sciences and Tetrad Graduate Programs
UCSF Gazarian Presidential Chair
Co-Director, UCSF Oral, Head and Neck Research Group
Attending Physician - UCSF Breast Oncology Program
B.S., University of California, Los Angeles
M.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, Molecular Biology
Mentor: Owen N. Witte, M.D.
Residency, Internal Medicine, UCSF
Fellowship, Medical Oncology, UCSF
Post-Doctoral Fellow, UCSF
Mentors: J. Michael Bishop, M.D. and David Morgan, PhD
Current Research Support:
NIH / NCI
Breast Cancer Research Foundation
Gazarian Family Foundation
Prior Research Funding:
Program in Breakthrough Biological Research (PBBR)
Leukemia, Lymphoma Society (LLS)
Gallo Family Foundation
ACS Pilot Award