Academic & Medical Staff Appointments
Isla P. Garraway received her Bachelor of Science degree from Brown University and completed the Medical Scientist (MD-PhD) Training Program at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA with a doctorate in Molecular Biology. Upon completion of the UCLA Urology residency program, she joined the UCLA faculty. She is currently an Associate Professor of Urology and Director of Research, Member of the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Member of the Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA. Dr. Garraway is a surgeon-scientist and Principal Investigator of a UCLA basic/translational science laboratory that is focused on characterizing human prostate stem and tumor-initiating cells, as well as biological and microenvironmental interactions that influence metastatic progression. She maintains a clinical practice within the Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare System, where she also conducts clinical research. Dr. Garraway has received the Donald S. Coffey Career Development, Young Investigator, and Challenge Awards from the Prostate Cancer Foundation. She has also received funding from the National Cancer Institute, the Department of Defense, the Jean Perkins Foundation, the STOP Cancer Foundation, and the Margaret E. Early Foundation.
UCLA Academic Appointments:Associate Professor, Department of UrologyDirector of Research, Department of UrologyMember, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer CenterMember, Broad Stem Cell Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research
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