Margaret A. Tempero, MD
Rombauer Family Distinguished Professorship in Pancreas Cancer Clinical and Translational Science Director, UCSF Pancreas Center.
Leader, Pancreas Cancer Program.
Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology.
University of California San Francisco
Dr. Margaret Tempero is a gastrointestinal oncologist and the director of the UCSF Pancreas Center and leader of the Pancreas Cancer Program at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.
In research, Tempero was a pioneer in applying radioactively tagged antibodies for cancer therapy. She has led national research projects on gastrointestinal cancers, including pancreatic cancer.
Tempero has held editorial positions on such prestigious journals as Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Clinical Cancer Research and American Journal of Medicine. She is the Rombauer Family Distinguished Professor in Pancreas Cancer Clinical and Translational Science. Prior to joining UCSF, she was deputy director of the University of Nebraska’s cancer center.