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Antoni Ribas, MD, PhD

Antoni Ribas, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine, Professor of Surgery, and Professor of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Biography

Antoni Ribas is a Professor of Medicine, Professor of Surgery, and Professor of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). He is the Director of the Tumor Immunology Program at the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center (JCCC), Vice-President of the Society for Melanoma Research (SMR) and the Chair of the Melanoma Committee at SWOG. Dr. Ribas specializes in the research and treatment of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. He is conducting several large clinical trials of cutting-edge treatments, including both immunotherapies and targeted therapies. He trained at the University of Barcelona, Spain, with postdoctoral research and clinical fellowship at UCLA. Dr. Ribas is a permanent committee member of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) grant review panels and an elected member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation (ASCI). He has published over 200 manuscripts on laboratory and clinical research in malignant melanoma.