Dr. Jeff Wolf Healthcare Provider

Director, Myeloma Program, USCF

Dr. Wolf established the country’s first community hospital based Bone Marrow Transplant unit at Alta Bates Medical Center in Berkeley. While there, he was among the first to study Bortezomib (Velcade) and Lenalidomide (Revlimid) in patients with Myeloma. 

In 2007, he joined the faculty at the University of California, San Francisco, where, along with Dr. Tom Martin, he helped to establish the largest myeloma program on the West Coast.  This program currently treats over 2,500 active myeloma patients as well as performing over 130 myeloma stem cell transplants and 50 Myeloma CAR-T cell therapies a year.  UCSF also has a robust clinical research program and a laboratory based research program specializing in the development of new drugs and new targets for the treatment of myeloma. Over the last 20 years, he has become an internationally recognized opinion leader in the myeloma field and has continued to treat patients, participate in research studies and speak at numerous meetings around the world.

In addition to his work life, Dr. Wolf has found time to travel extensively, especially in the Himalayas where he has volunteered his time to treat patients at a cancer clinic in [delete spaces] Bhaktapur, Nepal.  In addition to working there, he has arranged a very large donation of radiation and radiology equipment to help this cancer center.  

Throughout his life he has been active in sports, although his days on basketball and tennis courts have given way to hiking all over the world and more recently, increased time on a bicycle seat.  He very much looks forward to joining the Myeloma community on its bicycle adventure in Maine, and especially to join the multiple myeloma-connected riders on this important effort to fund myeloma research. 

”We are close to curing myeloma but need everybody’s support to get there,” he said. 


Riding to celebrate progress • Supporting MMRF’s research • Riding alongside patients & caregivers • Showing my patients that I am part of the cure
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