John L. Ziegler, MD, MSC

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
John L. Ziegler, MD, MSC

Professor Emeritus, Department of Medicine, UCSF

john.ziegler@ucsf.edu

Phone: (415) 597-4971
Box 0808, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0808

UCSF Profiles

Cancer Center Membership

Associate Member » Prostate Cancer

Education

Amherst College, Amherst, MA, B.A., 1956-1960, English
Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY, M.D., 1960-1964, Medicine
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, U.K., M.Sc., 1996-1997, Epidemiology


Professional Experience

  • 1964-66
    Intern and Assistant Resident, Second (Cornell) Medical Division, Bellevue Hospital, New York, NY (Fellow, Department of Medicine, Cornell University Medical College)
  • 1966-67
    Clinical Associate, Medicine Branch, National Cancer Institute, and Admitting Officer, National Cancer Institute
  • 1967-72
    Director, Uganda Cancer Institute, Makerere University Medical School, Kampala, Uganda; Senior Investigator, Medicine Branch, National Cancer Institute
  • 1972-75
    Chief, Pediatric Oncology Branch, Division of Cancer Treatment, National Cancer Institute
  • 1975-80
    Deputy Clinical Director, National Cancer Institute and Associate Director, Clinical Oncology Program, Division of Cancer Treatment, National Cancer Institute
  • 1980-81
    Editor-in-Chief, Journal of the National Cancer Institute, National Cancer Institute
  • 1981-96
    Associate Chief of Staff for Education and Staff Physician, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California; Professor of Medicine in Residence [Emeritus], School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco
  • 1994-96
    Senior Scientist (on detail from Department of Veterans Affairs), International Agency for Research on Cancer, World Health Organization, Lyon, France. On special assignment to Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda. Visiting Scientist, ICRF Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Oxford University
  • 1967-72
    Honorary Lecturer in Medicine, Makerere University Medical School, and Honorary Senior Registrar, Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda; Lecturer in Surgery, Harvard College; Clinical Associate Professor, Cornell University Medical College
  • 1976-78
    Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, George Washington University Medical School
  • 1979-81
    Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • 1980-81
    Professor of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
  • 1990-91
    Visiting Fulbright Professor of Medicine, Makerere University Medical School, Kampala, Uganda (on Sabbatical leave from UCSF)
  • 1992-93
    Visiting Professor, University of Cambridge and Associate, Darwin College
  • 1992-96
    Visiting Professor, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • 1994-96
    Visiting Fulbright Professor of Medicine, Makerere University Medical School, Kampala, Uganda
  • 1995
    Visiting Scientist, ICRF Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Oxford University
  • 1996-present
    Professor in Residence Emeritus, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco
  • 1998-2008
    Director, Cancer Risk Program, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Honors & Awards

  • July 1969
    United States Public Health Service Commendation Medal
  • November 1972
    Albert and Mary Lasker Award
  • November 1983
    Heath Award, M.D. Anderson Hospital
  • 1990-91
    Fulbright Research Scholar, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
  • 1991
    Howard Gilman Foundation Honors Program Lecturer, New York University
  • 1992
    Associate, Darwin College, University of Cambridge
  • 1994-95
    Fulbright Research Scholar, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
  • May 2002
    Paul Carbone Memorial Award for International Oncology, Brussels
  • April 2003
    Alumni Community Service Award, Hotchkiss School

Selected Publications

  • (from 280 publications, 1964-2006)
  • Ziegler JL, Katongole Mbidde E. Childhood Kaposi's sarcoma in Uganda. Analysis of 100 cases and relationship to HIV infection. Int J Cancer 65:200 203;1996
  • Ziegler JL, Katongole Mbidde E. Diminished delayed hypersensitivity in the legs and feet of patients with endemic Kaposi's sarcoma. J Roy Soc Trop Med & Hyg. 90:173 4;1996.
  • Chang Y. Ziegler JL, Wabinga H. et al. Kaposi's sarcoma associated herpesvirus and Kaposi's sarcoma in Africa. Arch Int Med 156:202 204;1996
  • Gao S. Kingsley L, Zheng W, Parravicini M, Ziegler JL, Newton R. et al. KSHV antibodies among Americans, Italians, and Ugandans with and without Kaposi's sarcoma. Nature Med 2:925-928; 1996
  • Participant, IARC Monograph on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans. Vol 67: Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Human T cell Lymphotropic Virus. IARC, 1997
  • Ziegler, JL. Editorial. Geophagy: a vestige of paleonutrition. Tropical Medicine and International Health 2:609 611;1997
  • Ziegler JL, Newton R. Katongole Mbidde E, et al. Risk factors for Kaposi's sarcoma in HIV positive subjects in Uganda. AIDS 11:1619 26; 1997
  • Parkin DM and Ziegler JL: Malignant Diseases. In Strickland, G.T., (ed). Hunter's Tropical Medicine, 8th edition. WB Saunders, Philadelphia, 1997, 96-106
  • Rutakingira M, Ziegler JL, Newton R. Freers J. Poverty and eosinophilia are risk factors for endomyocardial fibrosis in Uganda. Trop Med Int Health 4:229-235; 1999
  • Parkin DM, Garcia-Gianoli H, Newton R, Raphael M, Martin A, Katongole-Mbidde E, Ziegler J, et al.. Non Hodgkin lymphomas in Uganda. A case control study. AIDS 14:2929-36;2000
  • International HIV Collaborative Group. The impact of highly active anti-retroviral therapy on the incidence of cancer in people infected with the human immunodeficiency virus. Collaborative re-analysis of individual data. JNCI 92:1823-30;2000
  • Newton R, Ziegler JL, Beral, V, et al. A case control study of HHV8 infection in adults and children in Uganda. Int J. Cancer 92:622-7, 2001
  • Ziegler JL, Simonart T, Snoeck R. Kaposi's Sarcoma, Oncogenic Viruses, and Iron. J Clin Virology 20:127-30;2001
  • Ziegler JL, Katangole-Mbidde E. Cancer in Africa. In: Parry EHO, Godfrey RC, Mabey DMW, Gill GV, eds. Principals of Medicine in Africa. Third Edition, Cambridge University Press (2003)
  • Newton R, Sitas F, Dedicoat M, Ziegler JL. Human immunodeficiency virus infection and cancer in Africa. In: Essex M, ed. AIDS in Africa (2002)
  • Newton R, Ziegler JL, Attenyi-Agaba C, et al. The epidemiology of conjunctival squamous cell carcinoma in Uganda. Brit J Cancer 2003;88;2002-3
  • Newton R , Ziegler JL, Bourbillia D, et al. The sero-epidemiology of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV/HHV-8) in adults with cancer in Uganda. Int J Cancer 2003;103:226-32
  • Newton R, Ziegler J, Bourboulia D et al. Infection with KSHV and HIV in relation to risk and clinical presentation of Kaposi's sarcoma in Uganda. Brit J Cancer 2003;89:502-4
  • Ziegler J, Newton R, Bourbillia D et al. Risk factors for Kaposi's sarcoma: a case control study of HIV-seronegative people in Uganda. Int J Cancer 2003;103:233-40
  • Newton R, Boursarghin L, Ziegler J, Casabonne D., Beral V, Mbidde E, et al. Human papillomavirus and cancer in Uganda. Eur J Cancer Prev. 2004;13:113-8
  • Powell C.B. Kenley E, Chen L-M, Crawford B, McLennan J, Komoromy M, Beattie M, Ziegler, JL. Risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy in BRCA mutation carriers. Role of serial sectioning in the detection of occult malignancy. J Clin Oncol 2005; 23:127-32
  • Lee R, Beattie R, Crawford B, Mak J, Stewart N, Komaromy M, Esserman L, Shaw L, McLennan J, Strakowski L, Luce J, Ziegler J. Recruitment, genetic counseling, and BRCA testing for underserved women at a public hospital. Genetic testing 2005;9:306-12
  • Fridlyand J, Snijders AM, Ylstra B et al. Deregulation of E2F and telomere maintenance with genomic instability in breast tumors. BMC Cancer, 2006;6:96