Daila S. Gridley
Daila S. Gridley Daila Gridley received the M.S. degree in Medical Technology from Univ. of Oregon Health Sciences Center and Ph.D. in Microbiology-Immunology from Loma Linda University in 1971 and 1978, respectively. She is currently a Professor and Associate Director of the Radiation Research Laboratories in the Department of Radiation Medicine at Loma Linda University & Medical Center (LLU/LLUMC), is the recipient of the Del E. Webb Endowed Chair in Proton Radiation Research, and also has an appointment in the Department of Basic Sciences. She also serves as the Vice Chairman of the LLU Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee and as a member of the Basic Science Translational Research Executive Committee and Cancer Committee. She is a member of many professional societies including American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), Radiation Research Society (RRS), American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO), American Association of Immunologists (AAI), Clinical Immunology Society (CIS), and American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Her research deals with topics relevant to both radiation oncologists and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Major interests include cancer, novel anti-cancer therapies, radiosensitizers of tumor, radioprotectants of normal tissues, and anti-tumor immune effects. She is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the International Institute of Anticancer Research (IIAR), and is on the Editorial Boards of Technology in Cancer Research and Treatment and Medical Science Monitor.
Biography Updated on 1 December 2008