Shweta Joshi, PhD

Dr. Joshi is an Assistant Professor at UCSD and the Moores Cancer Center. Dr. Joshi received her PhD from Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, India. Following completion of her PhD, she joined postdoc at University of California, San Diego. During her postdoctoral fellowship she focused her research on finding novel signaling pathways in macrophages which mediates tumor growth and immunosuppression. In 2015, she joined as Project Scientist at University of California, San Diego. In 2019, she joined as Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, UCSD. Dr. Joshi is expert in cancer immunology her research is focused on elucidating the interactions of macrophages with growing tumors. Her lab is focused on finding novel macrophage-targeted therapies for treatment of cancer.

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