University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Ernesto Diaz Flores, PhD

Ernesto Diaz Flores, PhD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics/Oncology, UCSF

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Pediatric Malignancies

Education

Universidad Complutense de Madrid, BS, 01/1997, Biochemistry
Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, PhD cum laude, 01/2003, Molecular Biology
University of California, San Francisco, (UCSF), Postdoc, 06/2010, Oncology
University of California, San Francisco, (UCSF), Postdoc, 03/2014, Oncology


Professional Experience

  • 1998-2003
    Graduate Student, Immunology/Oncology, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
  • 2004-2010
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Pediatrics/Oncology, University of California San Francisco
  • 2010-2014
    Postdoctoral Fellow (2), Pediatrics/Oncology, University of California San Francisco
  • 2014-present
    Assistant Professor, Pediatrics/Oncology, University of California San Francisco

Honors & Awards

  • 2019
    Faculty Learning and Development Award, University of California, San Francisco
  • 2016
    American Cancer Society Individual Research Award, American Cancer Society
  • 2015
    American Cancer Society Individual Research Award, American Cancer Society
  • 2006
    Young Investigator Award, Children's Tumor Foundation
  • 2007
    ASH Travel Award, American Society of Hematology

Selected Publications

  1. Diaz-Flores E, Comeaux EQ, Kim KL, Melnik E, Beckman K, Davis KL, Wu K, Akutagawa J, Bridges O, Marino R, Wohlfeil M, Braun BS, Mullighan CG, Loh ML. Bcl-2 Is a Therapeutic Target for Hypodiploid B-Lineage Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Cancer Res. 2019 05 01; 79(9):2339-2351.
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