UCLA cancer researcher Katie Campbell

Katie Campbell, PhD

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology





Cancer Immunology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 2023


PhD, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, 2018
BS, Penn State University, University Park, PA, 2014

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Scientific Interests

Dr. Katie Campbell's research focuses on computational analyses of sequencing, imaging, and other -omics datasets to understand tumor-immune cell dynamics that mediate response to cancer immunotherapies, particularly in melanoma treated with immune checkpoint inhibitors.

Highlighted Publications

VanderWalde A, Bellasea SL, Kendra KL, Khushalani NI, Campbell KM, Scumpia PO, Kuklinski LF, Collichio F, Sosman JA, Ikeguchi A, Victor AI, Truong TG, Chmielowski B, Portnoy DC, Chen Y, Margolin K, Bane C, Dasanu CA, Johnson DB, Eroglu Z, Chandra S, Medina E, Gonzalez CR, Baselga-Carretero I, Vega-Crespo A, Garcilazo IP, Sharon E, Hu Lieskovan S, Patel SP, Grossmann KF, Moon J, Wu MC, Ribas A. Ipilimumab with or without nivolumab in PD-1 or PD-L1 blockade refractory metastatic melanoma: a randomized phase 2 trial. Nat Med. 2023 Sep;29(9):2278-2285. doi: 10.1038/s41591 023-02498-y. Epub 2023 Aug 17. PMID: 37592104.

Campbell KM, Amouzgar M, Pfeiffer SM, Howes TR, Medina E, Travers M, Steiner G, Weber JS, Wolchok JD, Larkin J, Hodi FS, Boffo S, Salvador L, Tenney D, Tang T, Thompson MA, Spencer CN, Wells DK, Ribas A. Prior anti-CTLA-4 therapy impacts molecular characteristics associated with anti-PD-1 response in advanced melanoma. Cancer Cell. 2023 Apr 10;41(4):791-806.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2023.03.010. PMID: 37037616; PMCID: PMC10187051.

Campbell KM, Thaker M, Medina E, Kalbasi A, Singh A, Ribas A, Nowicki TS. Spatial profiling reveals association between WNT pathway activation and T-cell exclusion in acquired resistance of synovial sarcoma to NY-ESO-1 transgenic T-cell therapy. J Immunother Cancer. 2022 Mar;10(3):e004190. doi: 10.1136/jitc-2021-004190. PMID: 35264439; PMCID: PMC8915285.

Nguyen VP, Campbell KM, Nowicki TS, Elumalai N, Medina E, Baselga-Carretero I, DiNome ML, Chang HR, Oseguera DK, Ribas A, Glaspy JA. A Pilot Study of Neoadjuvant Nivolumab, Ipilimumab, and Intralesional Oncolytic Virotherapy for HER2-negative Breast Cancer. Cancer Res Commun. 2023 Aug 23;3(8):1628-1637. doi: 10.1158/2767 9764.CRC-23-0145. PMID: 37621406; PMCID: PMC10445661.

Uppaluri R*, Campbell KM*, Egloff AM, Zolkind P, Skidmore ZL, Nussenbaum B, Paniello RC, Rich JT, Jackson R, Pipkorn P, Michel LS, Ley J, Oppelt P, Dunn GP, Barnell EK, Spies NC, Lin T, Li T, Mulder DT, Hanna Y, Cirlan I, Pugh TJ, Mudianto T, Riley R, Zhou L, Jo VY, Stachler MD, Hanna GJ, Kass J, Haddad R, Schoenfeld JD, Gjini E, Lako A, Thorstad W, Gay HA, Daly M, Rodig SJ, Hagemann IS, Kallogjeri D, Piccirillo JF, Chernock RD, Griffith M, Griffith OL, Adkins DR. Correction: Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Pembrolizumab in Resectable Locally Advanced, Human Papillomavirus-unrelated Head and Neck Cancer: A Multicenter, Phase II Trial. Clin Cancer Res. 2021 Jan 1;27(1):357. doi: 10.1158/1078 0432.CCR-20-4484. Erratum for: Clin Cancer Res. 2020 Oct 1;26(19):5140-5152. PMID: 33397681.