Dr. Margaret Tempero is deputy director of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at Mount Zion. She is a pioneer in applying radioactively tagged antibodies for cancer therapy. She has led national research projects for gastrointestinal cancer, including pancreatic cancer.
She has held editorial positions on prestigious journals such as Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Clinical Cancer Research and American Journal of Medicine. Tempero is a professor of hematology and oncology and is the Doris and Don Fisher Distinguished Professor in Clinical Research. Prior to joining UCSF Medical Center, she was deputy director of the Cancer Center at the University of Nebraska.