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Morton J. Cowan, MD

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Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UCSF

Phone: (415) 476-2188 (appts)
Box 1278, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-1278

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Education

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, B.S., 1966, Electrical Engineering
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, M.D., 1970, Medicine
University of California, San Francisco, Intern/Resident, 1975-77, Pediatrics
University of California, San Francisco, Fellow, 1977-79, Immunology

Professional Experience

  • 1972-74
    Scientist, Division of Lung Diseases, National Heart and Lung Institute, Bethesda, MD
  • 1974-75
    Staff Investigator, Pulmonary Biochemistry Branch, National Heart and Lung Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD
  • 1979-83
    Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco
  • 1984-89
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Director, Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Program, University of California, San Francisco
  • 1989-present
    Professor of Pediatrics, Director, Bone Marrow Transplant Program, UCSF

Honors & Awards

  • 1966
    Tau Beta Pi, Engineer Honor Society
  • 1968-70
    Charles Hovies Scholarship
  • 1979-82
    Pediatric Clinical Research Center Investigator Award

Selected Publications

  1. Haddad E, Allakhverdi Z, Griffith LM, Cowan MJ, Notarangelo LD. Survey on retransplantation criteria for patients with severe combined immunodeficiency. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Feb; 133(2):597-9.
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  2. Shearer WT, Dunn E, Notarangelo LD, Dvorak CC, Puck JM, Logan BR, Griffith LM, Kohn DB, O'Reilly RJ, Fleisher TA, Pai SY, Martinez CA, Buckley RH, Cowan MJ. Establishing diagnostic criteria for severe combined immunodeficiency disease (SCID), leaky SCID, and Omenn syndrome: The Primary Immune Deficiency Treatment Consortium experience. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Apr; 133(4):1092-8.
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  3. Schuetz C, Neven B, Dvorak CC, Leroy S, Ege MJ, Pannicke U, Schwarz K, Schulz AS, Hoenig M, Sparber-Sauer M, Gatz SA, Denzer C, Blanche S, Moshous D, Picard C, Horn BN, de Villartay JP, Cavazzana M, Debatin KM, Friedrich W, Fischer A, Cowan MJ. SCID patients with ARTEMIS vs RAG deficiencies following HCT: increased risk of late toxicity in ARTEMIS-deficient SCID. Blood. 2014 Jan 9; 123(2):281-9.
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  4. Griffith LM, Cowan MJ, Notarangelo LD, Kohn DB, Puck JM, Pai SY, Ballard B, Bauer SC, Bleesing JJ, Boyle M, Brower A, Buckley RH, van der Burg M, Burroughs LM, Candotti F, Cant AJ, Chatila T, Cunningham-Rundles C, Dinauer MC, Dvorak CC, Filipovich AH, Fleisher TA, Bobby Gaspar H, Gungor T, Haddad E, Hovermale E, Huang F, Hurley A, Hurley M, Iyengar S, Kang EM, Logan BR, Long-Boyle JR, Malech HL, McGhee SA, Modell F, Modell V, Ochs HD, O'Reilly RJ, Parkman R, Rawlings DJ, Routes JM, Shearer WT, Small TN, Smith H, Sullivan KE, Szabolcs P, Thrasher A, Torgerson TR, Veys P, Weinberg K, Zuniga-Pflucker JC. Primary Immune Deficiency Treatment Consortium (PIDTC) report. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Feb; 133(2):335-347.e11.
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  5. Savic RM, Cowan MJ, Dvorak CC, Pai SY, Pereira L, Bartelink IH, Boelens JJ, Bredius RG, Wynn RF, Cuvelier GD, Shaw PJ, Slatter MA, Long-Boyle J. Effect of weight and maturation on busulfan clearance in infants and small children undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2013 Nov; 19(11):1608-14.
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  6. Mangurian C, Cowan MJ. The missing vital sign. BMJ. 2013; 347:f4163.
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  7. Dvorak CC, Cowan MJ, Logan BR, Notarangelo LD, Griffith LM, Puck JM, Kohn DB, Shearer WT, O'Reilly RJ, Fleisher TA, Pai SY, Hanson IC, Pulsipher MA, Fuleihan R, Filipovich A, Goldman F, Kapoor N, Small T, Smith A, Chan KW, Cuvelier G, Heimall J, Knutsen A, Loechelt B, Moore T, Buckley RH. The natural history of children with severe combined immunodeficiency: baseline features of the first fifty patients of the primary immune deficiency treatment consortium prospective study 6901. J Clin Immunol. 2013 Oct; 33(7):1156-64.
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  8. Kwan A, Church JA, Cowan MJ, Agarwal R, Kapoor N, Kohn DB, Lewis DB, McGhee SA, Moore TB, Stiehm ER, Porteus M, Aznar CP, Currier R, Lorey F, Puck JM. Newborn screening for severe combined immunodeficiency and T-cell lymphopenia in California: results of the first 2 years. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013 Jul; 132(1):140-50.
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  9. Horn B, Cowan MJ. Unresolved issues in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for severe combined immunodeficiency: need for safer conditioning and reduced late effects. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013 May; 131(5):1306-11.
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  10. Dvorak CC, Gilman AL, Horn B, Oon CY, Dunn EA, Baxter-Lowe LA, Cowan MJ. Haploidentical related-donor hematopoietic cell transplantation in children using megadoses of CliniMACs-selected CD34(+) cells and a fixed CD3(+) dose. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2013 Apr; 48(4):508-13.
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  11. Law J, Cowan MJ, Dvorak CC, Musick L, Long-Boyle JR, Baxter-Lowe LA, Horn B. Busulfan, fludarabine, and alemtuzumab as a reduced toxicity regimen for children with malignant and nonmalignant diseases improves engraftment and graft-versus-host disease without delaying immune reconstitution. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2012 Nov; 18(11):1656-63.
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  12. Bao L, Cowan MJ, Dunham K, Horn B, McGuirk J, Gilman A, Lucas KG. Adoptive immunotherapy with CMV-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes for stem cell transplant patients with refractory CMV infections. J Immunother. 2012 Apr; 35(3):293-8.
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  13. Eapen M, Ahn KW, Orchard PJ, Cowan MJ, Davies SM, Fasth A, Hassebroek A, Ayas M, Bonfim C, O'Brien TA, Gross TG, Horwitz M, Horwitz E, Kapoor N, Kurtzberg J, Majhail N, Ringden O, Szabolcs P, Veys P, Baker KS. Long-term survival and late deaths after hematopoietic cell transplantation for primary immunodeficiency diseases and inborn errors of metabolism. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2012 Sep; 18(9):1438-45.
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  14. Ackerman SL, Lown EA, Dvorak CC, Dunn EA, Abrams DI, Horn BN, Degelman M, Cowan MJ, Mehling WE. Massage for children undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation: a qualitative report. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2012; 2012:792042.
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  15. Mehling WE, Lown EA, Dvorak CC, Cowan MJ, Horn BN, Dunn EA, Acree M, Abrams DI, Hecht FM. Hematopoietic cell transplant and use of massage for improved symptom management: results from a pilot randomized control trial. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2012; 2012:450150.
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  16. Recher M, Berglund LJ, Avery DT, Cowan MJ, Gennery AR, Smart J, Peake J, Wong M, Pai SY, Baxi S, Walter JE, Palendira U, Tangye GA, Rice M, Brothers S, Al-Herz W, Oettgen H, Eibel H, Puck JM, Cattaneo F, Ziegler JB, Giliani S, Tangye SG, Notarangelo LD. IL-21 is the primary common ? chain-binding cytokine required for human B-cell differentiation in vivo. Blood. 2011 Dec 22; 118(26):6824-35.
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  17. Xiao TZ, Singh K, Dunn E, Ramachandran R, Cowan MJ. T cell and B Cell immunity can be reconstituted with mismatched hematopoietic stem cell transplantation without alkylator therapy in artemis-deficient mice using anti-natural killer cell antibody and photochemically treated sensitized donor T cells. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2012 Feb; 18(2):200-9.
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  18. Yu GP, Nadeau KC, Berk DR, de Saint Basile G, Lambert N, Knapnougel P, Roberts J, Kavanau K, Dunn E, Stiehm ER, Lewis DB, Umetsu DT, Puck JM, Cowan MJ. Genotype, phenotype, and outcomes of nine patients with T-B+NK+ SCID. Pediatr Transplant. 2011 Nov; 15(7):733-41.
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  19. Marcus N, Takada H, Law J, Cowan MJ, Gil J, Regueiro JR, Plaza Lopez de Sabando D, Lopez-Granados E, Dalal J, Friedrich W, Manfred H, Hanson IC, Grunebaum E, Shearer WT, Roifman CM. Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for CD3d deficiency. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2011 Nov; 128(5):1050-7.
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  20. Multhaup MM, Gurram S, Podetz-Pedersen KM, Karlen AD, Swanson DL, Somia NV, Hackett PB, Cowan MJ, McIvor RS. Characterization of the human artemis promoter by heterologous gene expression in vitro and in vivo. DNA Cell Biol. 2011 Oct; 30(10):751-61.
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