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Lawrence Fong, MD

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Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Hematology/Oncology), UCSF

Phone: (415) 353-7171 (appts)
Box 0511, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0511

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Education

Columbia University, New York, NY, BA, 1984-1988, Pre-Med., Economics
Stanford University, Stanford, CA, MD, 1988-1992

Professional Experience

  • 1992-1993
    Intern in Internal Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center.
  • 1993-1994
    Resident in Internal Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center.
  • 1994-1997
    Fellow in Medical Oncology, Stanford University School of Medicine.
  • 1996-2001
    Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine. Mentor: Edgar Engleman, MD.
  • 1997-2002
    Staff Physician, Division of Medical Oncology, Stanford University School of Medicine.
  • 2001-2002
    Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine. Mentor: Mark M. Davis, PhD
  • 2002-2008
    Assistant Professor in Residence, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, University of California, San Francisco.
  • 2008-present
    Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, University of California, San Francisco.

Honors & Awards

  • 1990
    Stanford Alumni Medical Scholar
  • 1993
    Alpha Omega Alpha
  • 1997
    American Society of Clinical Oncology Young Investigator Award
  • 1997
    American Cancer Society Post-Doctoral Fellowship Award
  • 1997
    American Association for Cancer Research AFLAC Award
  • 2002
    American Association for Cancer Research Scholar-in-Training Award
  • 2003
    V Foundation Scholar

Selected Publications

  1. Kwek SS, Dao V, Roy R, Hou Y, Alajajian D, Simko JP, Small EJ, Fong L. Diversity of antigen-specific responses induced in vivo with CTLA-4 blockade in prostate cancer patients. J Immunol. 2012 Oct 1; 189(7):3759-66.
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  2. Kwek SS, Cha E, Fong L. Unmasking the immune recognition of prostate cancer with CTLA4 blockade. Nat Rev Cancer. 2012 Apr; 12(4):289-97.
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  3. Taccioli C, Chen H, Jiang Y, Liu XP, Huang K, Smalley KJ, Farber JL, Croce CM, Fong LY. Dietary zinc deficiency fuels esophageal cancer development by inducing a distinct inflammatory signature. Oncogene. 2012 Oct 18; 31(42):4550-8.
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  4. Friedlander TW, Weinberg VK, Huang Y, Mi JT, Formaker CG, Small EJ, Harzstark AL, Lin AM, Fong L, Ryan CJ. A phase II study of insulin-like growth factor receptor inhibition with nordihydroguaiaretic acid in men with non-metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer. Oncol Rep. 2012 Jan; 27(1):3-9.
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  5. Cha E, Fong L. Immunotherapy for prostate cancer: biology and therapeutic approaches. J Clin Oncol. 2011 Sep 20; 29(27):3677-85.
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  6. Kapadia D, Sadikovic A, Vanloubbeeck Y, Brockstedt D, Fong L. Interplay between CD8a+ dendritic cells and monocytes in response to Listeria monocytogenes infection attenuates T cell responses. PLoS One. 2011; 6(4):e19376.
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  7. Harzstark AL, Small EJ, Weinberg VK, Sun J, Ryan CJ, Lin AM, Fong L, Brocks DR, Rosenberg JE. A phase 1 study of everolimus and sorafenib for metastatic clear cell renal cell carcinoma. Cancer. 2011 Sep 15; 117(18):4194-200.
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  8. Posselt AM, Szot GL, Frassetto LA, Masharani U, Tavakol M, Amin R, McElroy J, Ramos MD, Kerlan RK, Fong L, Vincenti F, Bluestone JA, Stock PG. Islet transplantation in type 1 diabetic patients using calcineurin inhibitor-free immunosuppressive protocols based on T-cell adhesion or costimulation blockade. Transplantation. 2010 Dec 27; 90(12):1595-601.
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  9. Moltzahn F, Olshen AB, Baehner L, Peek A, Fong L, Stöppler H, Simko J, Hilton JF, Carroll P, Blelloch R. Microfluidic-based multiplex qRT-PCR identifies diagnostic and prognostic microRNA signatures in the sera of prostate cancer patients. Cancer Res. 2011 Jan 15; 71(2):550-60.
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  10. Friedlander TW, Weinberg VK, Small EJ, Sharib J, Harzstark AL, Lin AM, Fong L, Ryan CJ. Effect of the somatostatin analog octreotide acetate on circulating insulin-like growth factor-1 and related peptides in patients with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer: results of a phase II study. Urol Oncol. 2012 Jul-Aug; 30(4):408-14.
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  11. Chung KY, Gore I, Fong L, Venook A, Beck SB, Dorazio P, Criscitiello PJ, Healey DI, Huang B, Gomez-Navarro J, Saltz LB. Phase II study of the anti-cytotoxic T-lymphocyte-associated antigen 4 monoclonal antibody, tremelimumab, in patients with refractory metastatic colorectal cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2010 Jul 20; 28(21):3485-90.
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  12. DeVoss JJ, LeClair NP, Hou Y, Grewal NK, Johannes KP, Lu W, Yang T, Meagher C, Fong L, Strauss EC, Anderson MS. An autoimmune response to odorant binding protein 1a is associated with dry eye in the Aire-deficient mouse. J Immunol. 2010 Apr 15; 184(8):4236-46.
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  13. Ryan CJ, Smith MR, Fong L, Rosenberg JE, Kantoff P, Raynaud F, Martins V, Lee G, Kheoh T, Kim J, Molina A, Small EJ. Phase I clinical trial of the CYP17 inhibitor abiraterone acetate demonstrating clinical activity in patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer who received prior ketoconazole therapy. J Clin Oncol. 2010 Mar 20; 28(9):1481-8.
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  14. Olson BM, Frye TP, Johnson LE, Fong L, Knutson KL, Disis ML, McNeel DG. HLA-A2-restricted T-cell epitopes specific for prostatic acid phosphatase. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2010 Jun; 59(6):943-53.
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  15. Cha E, Fong L. Therapeutic vaccines for prostate cancer. Curr Opin Mol Ther. 2010 Feb; 12(1):77-85.
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  16. Small EJ, Fong L. Developing immunotherapy as legitimate therapy for patients with prostate cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2010 Mar 1; 28(7):1085-7.
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  17. Shum AK, DeVoss J, Tan CL, Hou Y, Johannes K, O'Gorman CS, Jones KD, Sochett EB, Fong L, Anderson MS. Identification of an autoantigen demonstrates a link between interstitial lung disease and a defect in central tolerance. Sci Transl Med. 2009 Dec 2; 1(9):9ra20.
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  18. Chien AJ, Illi JA, Ko AH, Korn WM, Fong L, Chen LM, Kashani-Sabet M, Ryan CJ, Rosenberg JE, Dubey S, Small EJ, Jahan TM, Hylton NM, Yeh BM, Huang Y, Koch KM, Moasser MM. A phase I study of a 2-day lapatinib chemosensitization pulse preceding nanoparticle albumin-bound Paclitaxel for advanced solid malignancies. Clin Cancer Res. 2009 Sep 1; 15(17):5569-75.
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  19. Hou Y, DeVoss J, Dao V, Kwek S, Simko JP, McNeel DG, Anderson MS, Fong L. An aberrant prostate antigen-specific immune response causes prostatitis in mice and is associated with chronic prostatitis in humans. J Clin Invest. 2009 Jul; 119(7):2031-41.
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  20. Fong L, Kwek SS, O'Brien S, Kavanagh B, McNeel DG, Weinberg V, Lin AM, Rosenberg J, Ryan CJ, Rini BI, Small EJ. Potentiating endogenous antitumor immunity to prostate cancer through combination immunotherapy with CTLA4 blockade and GM-CSF. Cancer Res. 2009 Jan 15; 69(2):609-15.
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