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Kathleen Giacomini, PhD

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Professor and Co-Chair, Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences; Professor, Departments of Biopharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, and Cellular & Molecular Pharmacology, UCSF

kmg@itsa.ucsf.edu

Phone: (415) 476-1936 (voice)
Box 0446, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0446

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Education

University of Houston, Houston, TX, B.S., 1973, Pharmacy
State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, Ph.D., 1979, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Stanford University, Stanford, CA, Postdoc, 1979-81, Pharmacology /Clinical Pharmacology


Professional Experience

  • 1981-87
    Assistant Professor of Pharmacy/ Pharmaceutical Chem. & Pharmacology
  • 1987-91
    Associate Professor of Pharmacy/ Pharmaceutical Chem. & Pharmacology
  • 1998-2009
    Chair of the Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences
  • 1992-present
    Professor of Biopharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, and Cellular & Molecular Pharmacology, UCSF
  • 2009-present
    Co-chair, Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, UCSF

Honors & Awards

  • 1973
    Rho Chi, Honorary Pharmacy Fraternity
  • 1983-84
    Long Foundation Award for Excellence in Teaching, School of Pharmacy, UCSF
  • 1984-85
    UCSF Nominee, Recognition Award for Young Scholars, American Association of University Women
  • 1985-86
    Distinguished Teaching Award, UCSF, Academic Senate
  • 1990
    Leon Goldberg Young Investigator Award, American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • 1990-94
    Member of Pharmacological Science Review Committee; National Institutes of Health (GM)
  • 1990-94
    Member of Generic Drugs Advisory Committee; Food and Drug Administration
  • 1992
    Recipient, Fogarty International Fellowship; National Institutes of Health
  • 1993
    Elected Fellow, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists
  • 1994
    UCSF, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award for the Advancement of Women and Minorities
  • 1996-97
    Vice President, American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • 1996-97
    UCSF, Chancellor's Award for the Advancement of Women
  • 1999
    Recognition Award for Distinguished Achievement of Filipino at UCSF
  • 1999
    International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), Pharmaceutical Scientist of the Year
  • 2001
    Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • 2002
    Distinguished Bill Abram's Lectureship (FDA)
  • 2002
    First Distinguished Gerhard Levy Lectureship (SUNY Buffalo)
  • 2002
    Speaker: State Legislative Presentation 'The Impact of the Human Genome Pronect on Drug Development and Use: Tailoring Drugs to Individuals'
  • 2005
    Paul Dawson Biotechnology Award, American Association of College of Pharmacy
  • 2006
    Distinguished Scientist in Drug Metabolism, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists
  • 2006
    Elected Member, Institute of Medicine
  • 2007
    International Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress (PSWC) Research Achievement Award
  • 2007
    International Woman Scientist Award, Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology, Japan
  • 2008
    Japan Society for the Promotion of Sciences (JSPS) Invitation Fellowship Program for Research in Japan
  • 2009
    Rawls-Palmer Progress in Medicine Award, American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (ASCPT)
  • 2009
    UCSF Postdoctoral Scholars Association Outstanding Mentor Award
  • 2010
    American College of Clinical Pharmacy Therapeutic Frontiers Lecture Award
  • 2011
    Scheele Award, Swedish Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Selected Publications

  1. Geier EG, Chen EC, Webb A, Papp AC, Yee SW, Sadee W, Giacomini KM. Profiling solute carrier transporters in the human blood-brain barrier. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Dec; 94(6):636-9.
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  2. Giacomini KM, Huang SM. Transporters in drug development and clinical pharmacology. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Jul; 94(1):3-9.
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  3. Schlessinger A, Yee SW, Sali A, Giacomini KM. SLC classification: an update. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Jul; 94(1):19-23.
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  4. Giacomini KM, Balimane PV, Cho SK, Eadon M, Edeki T, Hillgren KM, Huang SM, Sugiyama Y, Weitz D, Wen Y, Xia CQ, Yee SW, Zimdahl H, Niemi M. International Transporter Consortium commentary on clinically important transporter polymorphisms. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Jul; 94(1):23-6.
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  5. Mushiroda T, Giacomini KM, Kubo M. Special Section on Pharmacogenomics: recent advances and future directions. J Hum Genet. 2013 Jun; 58(6):305.
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  6. Yee SW, Mefford JA, Singh N, Percival ME, Stecula A, Yang K, Witte JS, Takahashi A, Kubo M, Matsuda K, Giacomini KM, Andreadis C. Impact of polymorphisms in drug pathway genes on disease-free survival in adults with acute myeloid leukemia. J Hum Genet. 2013 Jun; 58(6):353-61.
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  7. Yee SW, Nguyen AN, Brown C, Savic RM, Zhang Y, Castro RA, Cropp CD, Choi JH, Singh D, Tahara H, Stocker SL, Huang Y, Brett CM, Giacomini KM. Reduced renal clearance of cefotaxime in asians with a low-frequency polymorphism of OAT3 (SLC22A8). J Pharm Sci. 2013 Sep; 102(9):3451-7.
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  8. Hillgren KM, Keppler D, Zur AA, Giacomini KM, Stieger B, Cass CE, Zhang L. Emerging transporters of clinical importance: an update from the International Transporter Consortium. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Jul; 94(1):52-63.
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  9. Geier EG, Schlessinger A, Fan H, Gable JE, Irwin JJ, Sali A, Giacomini KM. Structure-based ligand discovery for the Large-neutral Amino Acid Transporter 1, LAT-1. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Apr 2; 110(14):5480-5.
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  10. Dahlin A, Geier E, Stocker SL, Cropp CD, Grigorenko E, Bloomer M, Siegenthaler J, Xu L, Basile AS, Tang-Liu DD, Giacomini KM. Gene expression profiling of transporters in the solute carrier and ATP-binding cassette superfamilies in human eye substructures. Mol Pharm. 2013 Feb 4; 10(2):650-63.
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  11. Wittwer MB, Zur AA, Khuri N, Kido Y, Kosaka A, Zhang X, Morrissey KM, Sali A, Huang Y, Giacomini KM. Discovery of potent, selective multidrug and toxin extrusion transporter 1 (MATE1, SLC47A1) inhibitors through prescription drug profiling and computational modeling. J Med Chem. 2013 Feb 14; 56(3):781-95.
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  12. Schlessinger A, Khuri N, Giacomini KM, Sali A. Molecular modeling and ligand docking for solute carrier (SLC) transporters. Curr Top Med Chem. 2013; 13(7):843-56.
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  13. Morrissey KM, Stocker SL, Wittwer MB, Xu L, Giacomini KM. Renal transporters in drug development. Annu Rev Pharmacol Toxicol. 2013; 53:503-29.
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  14. Zamek-Gliszczynski MJ, Hoffmaster KA, Tweedie DJ, Giacomini KM, Hillgren KM. Highlights from the International Transporter Consortium second workshop. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2012 Nov; 92(5):553-6.
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  15. Gong L, Goswami S, Giacomini KM, Altman RB, Klein TE. Metformin pathways: pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. Pharmacogenet Genomics. 2012 Nov; 22(11):820-7.
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  16. Morrissey KM, Wen CC, Johns SJ, Zhang L, Huang SM, Giacomini KM. The UCSF-FDA TransPortal: a public drug transporter database. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2012 Nov; 92(5):545-6.
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  17. Stocker SL, Morrissey KM, Yee SW, Castro RA, Xu L, Dahlin A, Ramirez AH, Roden DM, Wilke RA, McCarty CA, Davis RL, Brett CM, Giacomini KM. The effect of novel promoter variants in MATE1 and MATE2 on the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of metformin. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Feb; 93(2):186-94.
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  18. Giacomini KM, Yee SW, Ratain MJ, Weinshilboum RM, Kamatani N, Nakamura Y. Pharmacogenomics and patient care: one size does not fit all. Sci Transl Med. 2012 Sep 26; 4(153):153ps18.
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  19. Dubois SG, Geier E, Batra V, Yee SW, Neuhaus J, Segal M, Martinez D, Pawel B, Yanik G, Naranjo A, London WB, Kreissman S, Baker D, Attiyeh E, Hogarty MD, Maris JM, Giacomini K, Matthay KK. Evaluation of Norepinephrine Transporter Expression and Metaiodobenzylguanidine Avidity in Neuroblastoma: A Report from the Children's Oncology Group. Int J Mol Imaging. 2012; 2012:250834.
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  20. Schlessinger A, Wittwer MB, Dahlin A, Khuri N, Bonomi M, Fan H, Giacomini KM, Sali A. High selectivity of the ?-aminobutyric acid transporter 2 (GAT-2, SLC6A13) revealed by structure-based approach. J Biol Chem. 2012 Nov 2; 287(45):37745-56.
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