Robert Damoiseaux heads the Molecular Screening Shared Resource at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center

Robert Damoiseaux, PhD

Professor, Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology
Director, JCCC Molecular Screening Shared Resource



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Scientific Interests

Dr. Robert Damoiseaux uses his expertise in high-through-put screening and the use of novel technologies to custom-designs experiments, coach and direct the research process, lead project teams and facilitate novel developments in scientific technology, drug discovery and research on cancer, infectious diseases and chemical and functional genomics.

Highlighted Publications

Damoiseaux R. UCLA's Molecular Screening Shared Resource: enhancing small molecule discovery with functional genomics and new technology. Comb Chem High Throughput Screen. 2014 May;17(4):356-68.

Tai S, Sun Y, Liu N, Ding B, Hsia E, Bhuta S, Thor RK, Damoiseaux R, Liang C, Huang J. Combination of Rad001 (everolimus) and propachlor synergistically induces apoptosis through enhanced autophagy in prostate cancer cells. Mol Cancer Ther. 2012 Jun;11(6):1320-31. doi: 10.1158/1535-7163.MCT-11-0954. Epub 2012 Apr 5.

Visnyei K, Onodera H, Damoiseaux R, Saigusa K, Petrosyan S, De Vries D, Ferrari D, Saxe J, Panosyan EH, Masterman-Smith M, Mottahedeh J, Bradley KA, Huang J, Sabatti C, Nakano I, Kornblum HI. A molecular screening approach to identify and characterize inhibitors of glioblastoma stem cells. Mol Cancer Ther. 2011 Oct;10(10):1818-28. doi: 10.1158/1535-7163.MCT-11-0268. Epub 2011 Aug 22.

Ohno I, Eibl G, Odinokova I, Edderkaoui M, Damoiseaux RD, Yazbec M, Abrol R, Goddard WA 3rd, Yokosuka O, Pandol SJ, Gukovskaya AS. Rottlerin stimulates apoptosis in pancreatic cancer cells through interactions with proteins of the Bcl-2 family. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2010 Jan;298(1):G63-73. doi: 10.1152/ajpgi.00257.2009. Epub 2009 Sep 17.

Kim K, Pollard JM, Norris AJ, McDonald JT, Sun Y, Micewicz E, Pettijohn K, Damoiseaux R, Iwamoto KS, Sayre JW, Price BD, Gatti RA, McBride WH. High-throughput screening identifies two classes of antibiotics as radioprotectors: tetracyclines and fluoroquinolones. Clin Cancer Res. 2009 Dec 1;15(23):7238-45. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-09-1964. Epub 2009 Nov 17.