A board-certified medical oncologist and a renowned expert in precision medicine, Dr. Kurzrock is known for developing one of the largest and best known Phase I clinical trial programs in the United States while at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Texas. She is currently heading UCSD’s newly established Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy at the Moores Cancer Center.
As a physician-scientist, she brings extraordinary expertise, clinical research insights, and business operations experience, while also serving as Chief of the Hematology and Oncology Division in the UCSD School of Medicine. With over 400 peer-reviewed publications, she has a strong record of competitive grant funding. She has also been the principal investigator at the National Cancer Institute U01 Phase I Studies of Targeted Anti-Cancer Agents.