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Isla Garraway, M.D., Ph.D.
Isla Garraway, M.D., Ph.D.




Associate Professor, Department of Urology
Physician, Department of Urology
Member, JCCC Cancer and Stem Cell Biology Program Area

Hospital Affiliation(s):

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center


Surgery and Urology, UCLA Medical Center, 2003-2005
Surgery and Urology, UCLA Medical Center, 1999-2003
Medical Degree:
M.D., UCLA School of Medicine, 1999
Ph.D., UCLA , 1999

Contact Information:

(310) 206-4890

Practice Information:

Clinical Interest(s):
Bladder Cancer
Prostate Cancer

Scientific Interest(s):

Dr. Isla Garraway's research focuses on mouse model development for the study of prostate and bladder cancer imaging and response to treatment.

Selected Cancer-Related Publications:

Guo C, Liu H, Zhang BH, Cadaneanu RM, Mayle AM, Garraway IP. Epcam, CD44, and CD49f distinguish sphere-forming human prostate basal cells from a subpopulation with predominant tubule initiation capability. PLoS One. 2012 Apr 13;7(4):e34219.

Goldstein AS, Huang J, Guo C, Garraway IP, Witte ON. Identification of a cell of origin for human prostate cancer. Science. 2010 Jul 30;329(5991):568-71.

Klatte T, Seligson DB, Rao JY, Yu H, de Martino M, Garraway I, Wong SG, Belldegrun AS, Pantuck AJ. Absent CD44v6 expression is an independent predictor of poor urothelial bladder cancer outcome. J Urol. 2010 Jun;183(6):2403-8. Epub 2010 Apr 18

Garraway IP, Sun W, Tran CP, Perner S, Zhang B, Goldstein AS, Hahm SA, Haider M, Head CS, Reiter RE, Rubin MA, Witte ON. Human prostate sphere-forming cells represent a subset of basal epithelial cells capable of glandular regeneration in vivo. Prostate. 2010 Apr 1;70(5):491-501.

Goldstein AS, Lawson DA, Cheng D, Sun W, Garraway IP, Witte ON. Trop2 identifies a subpopulation of murine and human prostate basal cells with stem cell characteristics. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Dec 30;105(52):20882-7. Epub 2008 Dec 16