TRIO Director since August 31, 2005
Dr. John Glaspy is a professor of medicine at the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center (JCCC) of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Medicine. He currently holds the Estelle, Abe and Marjorie Sanders Endowed Chair in Cancer Research. Dr. Glaspy is also the director of the JCCC Clinical Research Unit and director of the JCCC Women’s Cancer Research Program and a fellow of the American College of Physicians.
Dr. Glaspy received his MD from the UCLA School of Medicine and his MPH in Health Services Administration from the UCLA School of Public Health. He later completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in hematology and oncology at the UCLA School of Medicine.
Throughout the course of his career, he has been a part of many important academic works: he has authored more than 270 articles, abstracts and book chapters and has received numerous awards and honours. He is considered one of the top professionals in his field.
Dr. Glaspy is currently involved in basic research in tumor immunology and the effects of fatty acids on carcinogenesis. His clinical interests include chemotherapy-induced anemia, the role of hematopoietic growth factors in cancer management, and new approaches to the treatment of breast cancer and malignant melanoma.