Martin McMahon, Ph.D., joins Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah in August as Professor in the Department of Dermatology and HCI Senior Director of Pre-Clinical Translation.
Professor McMahon is currently the Efim Guzik Distinguished Professor of Cancer Biology at the University of California, San Francisco and Assistant Director of Professional Education and Co-leader of the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center (HCFCCC) Developmental Therapeutics Program.
“Dr. McMahon is a distinguished scientist who is passionate about improving cancer outcomes,” said Mary Beckerle, Ph.D., CEO and Director of Huntsman Cancer Institute. “He is a natural leader who will play a major role in advancing the development of HCI research discoveries to improve cancer treatments.”
John Zone, M.D., Chair of Dermatology, notes “Dr. McMahon’s recruitment illustrates a great partnership between HCI and the Department of Dermatology. Utah has the highest incidence of melanoma in the USA and Dr. McMahon’s expertise will advance our strategic goal of expanding our melanoma research excellence and impact.”