Vaithi Arumugaswami

Vaithi arumugaswami

Vaithi Arumugaswami

Vaithi Arumugaswami is an associate professor at the Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. After received his Ph.D. on cancer-causing viruses from the University of Arkansas, Vaithi served as a faculty director of the Viral Vector Core at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles. He and his team have been developing Zika virus-based oncolytic therapy targeting the brain cancer glioblastoma. His team is focusing on the research and regulatory path to evaluate this innovative cancer treatment approach in first-in-human clinical study.