David Agus

  • Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Engineering
  • Keck School of Medicine and Viterbi School of Engineering
  • Founding Director and CEO, Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine
Office: 310-272-7640

Expertise Summary

Expert in prostate cancer and breast cancer research, biotech and personal genomics


  • cancer research
  • use of personal genomics to improve cancer and wellness care
  • proteomics (study of proteins)'
  • DNA analysis
  • biotechnology'
  • the impact of inflammation/lifestyle/diet on long-term health
  • personalized medicine
  • COVID-19 and its vaccines
  • use of machine learning and artificial intelligence to improve cancer care