Heloisa Soares, MD, PhD

Heloisa Soares, MD, PhD

Faculty Titles
Assistant professor

UNM Cancer Center Position(s)
Section leader for the hepato-pancreato-biliary and neuroendocrine tumors clinical program

Cancer Specialty
Medical Oncology

Multidisciplinary Team
Gastrointestinal Cancers

Research Program
Cancer Therapeutics: Technology, Discovery and Targeted Delivery

Additional Languages
Spanish, Portuguese.

Medical School
Fundacao Universitaria Do ABC (FMABC) in Brazil - 2002

Graduate School
UCLA (PhD Molecular Biology) - 2015

Internal medicine - Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida in Miami Beach, FL - 2010

Hematology-Oncology – UCLA, Los Angeles, CA - 2013

Research Fellowship
Postdoctoral Specialty Training & Advance Research (STAR) at University of California, Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA - 2015

Board Certification
Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology

Expertise, Certifications and Memberships

Visit for More Information
Link for references: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/myncbi/browse/collection/42410153/?sort=date&direction=descending

Link for Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/in/heloisa-soares-GI-Oncology

Twitter: https://twitter.com/helops79

Personal Statement

Dr. Soares is Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, at the University of New Mexico (UNM) in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She is the clinical section leader for the hepato-pancreato-biliary (HPB) and neuroendocrine tumors clinical program at the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center. She received her medical doctor degree in 2002 from the Fundacao Universitaria Do ABC (FMABC) in Brazil. She then completed a residency in internal medicine at the Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida. Dr. Soares then moved to UCLA in 2010 for her fellowship training in Hematology and Oncology and PhD in Molecular Biology. Prior to joining UNM, she was an assistant professor at Moffitt Cancer Center in Florida. Dr. Soares is interested in developing new therapeutics in gastrointestinal malignancies, particularly for pancreatic cancers and NETs through clinical trials and translational research. She has published in journals such as Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, JAMA, BMJ and JCO. She is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Medicine Oncology. Additionally, Dr. Soares is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), American Association of Cancer Research (AACR), The North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (NANETS). She is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese. You can follow her on twitter at @helops79.