David Raleigh UCSF Brain Tumor Center

David Raleigh, MD, PhD

Radiation Oncologist

Specialties: Adult and pediatric brain and spinal cord tumors

Dr. Raleigh is a radiation oncologist who specializes in the treatment and investigation of central nervous system tumors in adult and pediatric patients.

In addition to clinical care, Dr. Raleigh leads several research projects, with a focus on studying the biologic processes that cause brain tumors to grow. His primary research goal is to understand how developmental signaling pathways cause cancer, and thus identify novel treatments for cancer patients.

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Education & Training

2004: BA, University of California, Berkeley
2012: MD/PhD, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine
2013: Internship, Internal Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara
2013-2017: Resident, Radiation Oncology, UCSF
2015-2016: Chief Resident, Radiation Oncology, UCSF

Academic Positions

2017-Present: Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology and Neurological Surgery, UCSF

Selected Awards

2017: Adult Basic Research Award, Society for Neuro-Oncology Annual Meeting
2017: Young Oncologist Travel Grant, American Radium Society Annual Meeting
2017: Poster of Distinction, American Radium Society Annual Meeting
2016: Semi-Finalist, Burroughs Wellcome Fund Medical Scientist Career Award
2016: Roentgen Research Award, Radiological Society of North America
2016: Biology Abstract Travel Award, American Society for Radiation Oncology Annual Meeting
2016: Poster of Distinction, Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology
2016: Top Young Investigator Awardee, ASCO Scientific Career Development Retreat
2016: PSSP Scholar, UCSF Physician Scientist Scholar Program
2015: Resident Research Travel Award, UCSF Clinical & Translational Science Institute
2013: ABR Holman Research Pathway, UCSF Department of Radiation Oncology
2013: Teaching Award, Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara
2012: Outstanding Performance, U Chicago Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology
2011: Top Quartile in Graduating Class, U Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
2011: Career Development Award, U Chicago Medical Scientist Training Program
2010: Takeda Travel Award, Experimental Biology Annual Meeting
2009: Travel Award, FASEB Gastrointestinal Tract XIII Annual Meeting
2009: Poster of Distinction, Digestive Disease Week Annual Meeting
2009: Outstanding Oral Presentation, U Chicago Annual Biomedical Sciences Cluster Retreat
2004: Graduation with High Honors, UC Berkeley Department of Molecular Cell Biology
2004: Graduation with High Honors, UC Berkeley Department of Cognitive Science
2004: Phi Beta Kappa Inductee, UC Berkeley
2001-2004: Dean’s Honor Roll, UC Berkeley College of Letters and Science