Mission and Vision of SDCPI

‚ÄčBanner for Cancer Immunotherapy

The mission of SDCPI is to:

  • Accelerate and translate scientific advances in immunology to develop curative treatments that target the uniqueness of each patient with or at risk for cancer
  • Develop and implement novel personalized cancer immunotherapies for patients now


The vision for SDCPI is to:

  • Provide structure and resources to harness the outstanding science and drug development capabilities of the San Diego region:
  • 5 internationally-renowned academic research institutions
  • World-class clinical infrastructure at UCSD Moores Cancer Center
  • Largest biotech cluster in the world
  • Create a global center for the development and clinical evaluation of novel approaches to cancer immunotherapy
  • Export our knowledge and discoveries to improve treatments for cancer patients everywhere