Dr. Nickols is a physician scientist who earned his medical degree at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and completed his residency training in the UCLA Department of Radiation Oncology in 2014. Additionally, Dr. Nickols obtained his doctorate degree at the California Institute of Technology in 2007. He joined the UCLA Department of Radiation Oncology as an Assistant Professor in Residence in 2014. Dr. Nickols is interested in exploring a chemical biology approach to the modulation of ionizing radiotherapy, overcoming treatment resistance mechanisms and conducting combined therapy clinical trials for locally advanced prostate cancer.
Medical Board Certification
Radiation Oncology, American Board of Radiology, 2017
Radiation Oncology, UCLA Dept of Radiation Oncology, 2014
Internal Medicine, UC Irvine School of Medicine, 2010
MD, UCLA School of Medicine, 2009
PhD, California Institute of Technology, 2008