University of Southern California
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

David Ian Quinn, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., F.R.A.C.P.

Photograph of David Ian Quinn

David Ian Quinn, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., F.R.A.C.P., is the Medical Director of the Norris Cancer Hospital; Co-Leader of the Genitourinary Cancers Program for the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center; Head, section of Genitourinary Medical Oncology; and Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cancer Medicine and Blood Diseases, Keck School of Medicine. He is a graduate of the University of New South Wales Medical School in Sydney, Australia, where he graduated with bachelor of medicine, bachelor surgery with first class honors (M.D. cum laude equivalent) and the Foundation Year Graduates Medal for Leadership and Fellowship by a Graduating Student During the Medical Course. He took residency and fellowship training for the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in internal medicine, medical oncology and clinical pharmacology at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney, Australia. He then moved to the Garvan Institute of Medical Research where he completed a doctoral thesis on oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes as biomarkers of outcome in prostate cancer. In 2000, he moved to the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center where his focus is on the management of genitourinary cancers. Dr. Quinn’s research interest is in the integration of molecular factors into disease outcome and response to therapy. In this area of study, he has recently published in the journals Cancer Research, Clinical Cancer Research, Oncogene, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, Journal of the National Cancer Institute and Journal of Clinical Oncology.