University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Rick Baehner, MD

Rick Baehner, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, UCSF

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Affiliate Member

Education

University of Kansas, Philosophy, BA, with Honors, 1990
University of Kansas, MD, 1997
 


Professional Experience

  • 1995-1996
    Post-Sophomore Fellow, Anatomic Pathology, University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital
  • 1997-1998, 1998-1999, 1999-2000,
    Anatomic Pathology Residency, University of California, San Francisco
  • 2000-present
    Director of Pathology, Research and Development, Genomic Health, Inc.
  • 2000-2001
    Chief Resident, Anatomic Pathology, University of California, San Francisco
  • 2000-2001
    Surgical Pathology Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco
  • 2001-2002
    Cytopathology Fellow, Anatomic Pathology, University of California, San Francisco
  • 2002-2003
    Hematopathology Fellow, Laboratory Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
  • 2003
    Clinical Instructor, Anatomic Pathology, UC, San Francisco
  • 2003-2005
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Anatomic Pathology, UC, San Francisco
  • 2005-present
    MSP Staff Physician, Anatomic Pathology, UC, San Francisco
  • 2003-present
    Director, Immunhistochemical Core Laboratory, UCSF/Mt. Zion Cancer Center

Honors & Awards

  • 1987-1990
    Honors Program Member, University of Kansas, Lawrence,
  • 1987-1990
    Dean's List, University of Kansas, Lawrence
  • 1992
    Second Prize, University of Kansas Medical Center, Student Research Forum,
  • 1995-1996
    Post-Sophomore Fellowship in Pathology, University of Kansas Medical Center,
  • 1997 & 2001
    Student Teaching Award
  • 1998
    Nominated for Outstanding Lab Instructor for Medical Students
  • 1999
    Chief Resident, Anatomic Pathology, San Francisco General Hospital
  • 2000
    Nominated for Outstanding Lab Instructor for Medical Students
  • 2000-2001
    Lecturer, Chicanos & Latinos for Health Education
  • 2000-2001
    Chief Resident, Anatomic Pathology, UCSF, Moffitt-Long Hospital
  • 2001
    Nominated for Outstanding Lab Instructor for Medical Students
  • 2002
    UCSF Medical Center Service Excellency Award
  • 2003
    Lecturer, Chicanos & Latinos for Health Education

Selected Publications

  • Wilkinson C, Albanese C, Jennings R, Feldstein V, Goldberg J, Baehner F, Farrell J, Peacock W, Harrison M. Fetal neurenteric cyst causing hydrops: case report and review of the literature. Prenat Diagn 1999 Feb;19(2):118-121.
  • Baehner F, Balasanian R, MacGrane G and Waldman F. Donor origin of neuroendocrine carcinoma in two transplant patients determined by molecular cytogenetics, Hum Pathol 2000 31(11): 1425.
  • Baehner F, Sudilovsky D. The fine needle aspiration cytology of intra-oral epithelioid hemangioma:a report of two cases and review of the literature. Acta Cytol. 2003 Mar-Apr;47(2):275-80.
  • Paik S, Shak S, Tang, Kim C, Baker J, Cronin M, Baehner F, Walker M, Watson D, Park T, Hiller W, Fisher E, Fisher B, Wickerham L, Bryant J, Wolmark N. Development and validation of a multi-gene RT-PCR assay for predicting recurrence in node negative, ER+, Tamoxifen-treated breast cancer patients: NSABP Studies B-20 and B-14. N Engl J Med 2004;351:2817-26.
  • Baehner F, Sudilovsky D. The fine needle aspiration cytology of balloon cell melanoma:a case report and review of the literature. Acta Cytol. 2005;49:543-548.
  • Blaveri E, Simko J, Korkola J, Brewer J, Baehner F, Mehta K, DeVries S, Koppie T, Pejavar S, Carroll P, Waldman F. Gene expression patterns identify bladder cancer subtypes and predict outcome. Clin Cancer Res 2005 11: 4044-4055.
  • Meng M, Grossfeld G, Sudilovsky D, Baehner F. Fine-needle aspiration cytology of adult perineal rhabdomyosarcoma: a case report. Acta Cytol. 2006 Jan-Feb;50(1):88-92.
  • Park CC, Zhang H, Pallavicini M, Gray JW, Baehner F, Park CJ, Bissell MJ. Beta1 integrin inhibitory antibody induces apoptosis of breast cancer cells, inhibits growth, and distinguishes malignant from normal phenotype in three dimensional cultures and in vivo. Cancer Res. 2006 Feb 1;66(3):1526-35.
  • Bagheri S, Nosrati M, Li S, Fong S, Torabian S, Rangel J, Moore DH, Federman S, LaPosa RR, Baehner FL, Sagebiel RW, Cleaver JE, Haqq C, Debs RJ, Blackburn EH, Kashani-Sabet M. Genes and pathways downstream of telomerase in the metastatic progression of melanoma. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Jul 25;103(30):11306-11.
  • Park C, Zhang H, Pallavicini M, Gray JW, Baehner F, Park CJ, Bissell M. Disrupting beta-1 integrin signaling inhibits growth, induces apoptosis, and effectively distinguishes malignant from normal phenotypes in 3D cultures and in vivo. Cancer Research, 2006 Feb 1;66(3):1526-35.
  • Paik S, Tang T, Shak S, Kim C, Baker J, Kim W, Cronin W, Baehner FL, Watson D, Bryant J, Costantino J, Geyer C, Wickerham DL, Wolmark N. Gene Expression and Benefit of Chemotherapy in Women With Node-Negative, Estrogen Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer. JCO 2006 May 23.
  • Campbell MJ, Esserman LJ, Zhou Y, Shoemaker M, Lobo M, Borman E, Baehner F, Kumar AS, Adduci K, Marx C, Petricoin EF, Liotta LA, Winters M, Benz S, Benz CC. Breast cancer growth prevention by statins. Cancer Res. 2006 Sep 1;66(17):8707-14.
  • Rangel J, Torabian S, Shaikh L, Nosrati M, Baehner FL, Haqq C, Leong SP, Miller JR 3rd, Sagebiel RW, Kashani-Sabet M. Prognostic significance of nuclear receptor coactivator-3 overexpression in primary cutaneous melanoma. J Clin Oncol. 2006 Oct 1;24(28):4565-9.
  • Mina L, Soule SE, Badve S, Baehner FL, Baker J, Cronin M, Watson D, Liu ML, Sledge GW Jr, Shak S, Miller KD. Predicting response to primary chemotherapy: gene expression profiling of paraffin-embedded core biopsy tissue. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2006 Oct 13 [Epub].
  • Neve RM, Chin K, Fridlyand J, Yeh J, Baehner FL, Fevr T, Clark L, Bayani N, Coppe JP, Tong F, Speed T, Spellman PT, DeVries S, Lapuk A, Wang NJ, Kuo WL, Stilwell JL, Pinkel D, Albertson DG, Waldman FM, McCormick F, Dickson RB, Johnson MD, Lippman M, Ethier S, Gazdar A, Gray JW. A collection of breast cancer cell lines for the study of functionally distinct cancer subtypes. Cancer Cell. 2006 Dec;10(6):515-27.
  • Kim JY, Harvard C, You L, Xu Z, Kuchenbecker K, Baehner R, Jablons D. Stathmin is overexpressed in malignant mesothelioma. Anticancer Res. 2007 Jan-Feb;27(1A):39-44
  • Saborowski O, Simon GH, Raatschen HJ, Wendland MF, Fu Y, Henning T, Baehner R, Corot C, Chen MH, Daldrup-Link HE. MR imaging of antigen-induced arthritis with a new, folate receptor-targeted contrast agent. Contrast Media Mol Imaging. 2007 Mar;2(2):72-81.
  • Chang JC, Makris A, Gutierrez MC, Hilsenbeck SG, Hackett JR, Jeong J, Liu ML, Baker J, Clark-Langone K, Baehner FL, Sexton K, Mohsin S, Gray T, Alvarez L, Chamness GC, Osborne CK, Shak S. Gene expression patterns in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded core biopsies predict docetaxel chemosensitivity in breast cancer patients. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2007 Apr 28 [Epub].