Photo: Antoni Ribas, MD, PhD
Antoni Ribas, MD, PhD
Year elected: 2009
Current membership category: Active
Professor of Medicine
University of Califonia, Los Angeles
11-934 Factor Bldg
10833 Le Conte Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095
United States of America
Phone: 310-206-3928
Facsimile: 310-825-2493

Honors and awards

National Academy of Medicine (2020)

Biographical statement

Antoni Ribas, M.D., Ph.D. is Professor of Medicine, Professor of Surgery, and Professor of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Director of the Tumor Immunology Program at the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center (JCCC), Director of the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy (PICI) Center at UCLA, and Chair of the Melanoma Committee at SWOG. Dr Ribas is a physician-scientist who conducts laboratory and clinical research in malignant melanoma, focusing on gene engineered T cells, PD-1 blockade and BRAF targeted therapies. His National Cancer Institute (NCI), State of California and private foundation-supported research laboratory develops models of disease to test new therapeutic options, studies mechanism of action of treatments in patients and the molecular mechanisms of therapy resistance. He is the recipient of an AACR Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Award and a NCI Outstanding Investigator Award.

Institutional affiliations

University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine (Primary)
Kalyanam Shivkumar, MD, PhD is the representative at this institution.


Internal Medicine