University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Andrei Goga, MD, PhD

Andrei Goga, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Hematology / Oncology), UCSF

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Breast Oncology | Experimental Therapeutics

Education

University of California, Los Angeles, B.S., 1986-1990, Cell and Molecular Biology
University of California, Los Angeles, M.D., 1990-1997, Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles, Ph.D., 1990-1997, Molecular Biology
University of California, San Francisco, 1997-1999, Internal Medicine
University of California, San Francisco, 1999-2003, Medical Oncology


Professional Experience

  • 6/90-5/97
    Medical Scientist Training Program, Univ. of California, Los Angeles.
  • 7/97-6/99
    Internal Medicine Residency, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco.
  • 7/99-8/03
    Medical Oncology Fellow, Division of Hematology/Oncology, UCSF.
  • 9/03-8/05
    Clinical Instructor, Division of Hematology/Oncology, UCSF.
  • 9/05-8/06
    Adjunct Instructor, Division of Hematology/Oncology, UCSF.
  • 9/06-1/07
    Assistant Adjunct Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology, UCSF.
  • 1/07-6/11
    Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology, UCSF.
  • 7/11-Present
    Associate Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology, UCSF.

Honors & Awards

  • 1990-1997
    N.I.H. Medical Scientist Training Fellowship
  • 1997
    Emil Bogen Research Award, (most outstanding graduate research) UCLA School of Medicine
  • 1997
    UCSF Molecular Medicine Fellow
  • 2001-2004
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute Physician-Scientist Fellowship – NCI K08 Mentored Physician-Scientist Fellowship Award
  • 2008
    Susan G. Komen Scholar Award
  • 2009
    V-Foundation Scholar
  • 2011
    Elected Member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI)

Selected Publications

  1. Aran D, Camarda R, Odegaard J, Paik H, Oskotsky B, Krings G, Goga A, Sirota M, Butte AJ. Comprehensive analysis of normal adjacent to tumor transcriptomes. Nat Commun. 2017 Oct 20; 8(1):1077.
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  2. Shin PJ, Zhu Z, Camarda R, Bok RA, Zhou AY, Kurhanewicz J, Goga A, Vigneron DB. Cancer recurrence monitoring using hyperpolarized [1-13C]pyruvate metabolic imaging in murine breast cancer model. Magn Reson Imaging. 2017 Jul 15; 43:105-109.
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  3. Camarda R, Williams J, Goga A. In vivo Reprogramming of Cancer Metabolism by MYC. Front Cell Dev Biol. 2017; 5:35.
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  4. Kessenbrock K, Smith P, Steenbeek SC, Pervolarakis N, Kumar R, Minami Y, Goga A, Hinck L, Werb Z. Diverse regulation of mammary epithelial growth and branching morphogenesis through noncanonical Wnt signaling. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Mar 21; 114(12):3121-3126.
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  5. Anderton B, Camarda R, Balakrishnan S, Balakrishnan A, Kohnz RA, Lim L, Evason KJ, Momcilovic O, Kruttwig K, Huang Q, Xu G, Nomura DK, Goga A. MYC-driven inhibition of the glutamate-cysteine ligase promotes glutathione depletion in liver cancer. EMBO Rep. 2017 Apr; 18(4):569-585.
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  6. Milshteyn E, von Morze C, Reed GD, Shang H, Shin PJ, Zhu Z, Chen HY, Bok R, Goga A, Kurhanewicz J, Larson PE, Vigneron DB. Development of high resolution 3D hyperpolarized carbon-13 MR molecular imaging techniques. Magn Reson Imaging. 2017 May; 38:152-162.
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  7. Horiuchi D, Camarda R, Zhou AY, Yau C, Momcilovic O, Balakrishnan S, Corella AN, Eyob H, Kessenbrock K, Lawson DA, Marsh LA, Anderton BN, Rohrberg J, Kunder R, Bazarov AV, Yaswen P, McManus MT, Rugo HS, Werb Z, Goga A. PIM1 kinase inhibition as a targeted therapy against triple-negative breast tumors with elevated MYC expression. Nat Med. 2016 Nov; 22(11):1321-1329.
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  8. Kohnz RA, Roberts LS, DeTomaso D, Bideyan L, Yan P, Bandyopadhyay S, Goga A, Yosef N, Nomura DK. Protein Sialylation Regulates a Gene Expression Signature that Promotes Breast Cancer Cell Pathogenicity. ACS Chem Biol. 2016 Aug 19; 11(8):2131-9.
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  9. Louie SM, Grossman EA, Crawford LA, Ding L, Camarda R, Huffman TR, Miyamoto DK, Goga A, Weerapana E, Nomura DK. GSTP1 Is a Driver of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Cell Metabolism and Pathogenicity. Cell Chem Biol. 2016 May 19; 23(5):567-578.
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  10. Camarda R, Zhou AY, Kohnz RA, Balakrishnan S, Mahieu C, Anderton B, Eyob H, Kajimura S, Tward A, Krings G, Nomura DK, Goga A. Inhibition of fatty acid oxidation as a therapy for MYC-overexpressing triple-negative breast cancer. Nat Med. 2016 04; 22(4):427-32.
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  11. Wang ES, Reyes NA, Melton C, Huskey NE, Momcilovic O, Goga A, Blelloch R, Oakes SA. Fas-Activated Mitochondrial Apoptosis Culls Stalled Embryonic Stem Cells to Promote Differentiation. Curr Biol. 2015 Dec 07; 25(23):3110-8.
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  12. Caswell JL, Camarda R, Zhou AY, Huntsman S, Hu D, Brenner SE, Zaitlen N, Goga A, Ziv E. Multiple breast cancer risk variants are associated with differential transcript isoform expression in tumors. Hum Mol Genet. 2015 Dec 20; 24(25):7421-31.
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  13. Lawson DA, Bhakta NR, Kessenbrock K, Prummel KD, Yu Y, Takai K, Zhou A, Eyob H, Balakrishnan S, Wang CY, Yaswen P, Goga A, Werb Z. Single-cell analysis reveals a stem-cell program in human metastatic breast cancer cells. Nature. 2015 Oct 01; 526(7571):131-5.
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  14. Patton JG, Franklin JL, Weaver AM, Vickers K, Zhang B, Coffey RJ, Ansel KM, Blelloch R, Goga A, Huang B, L'Etoille N, Raffai RL, Lai CP, Krichevsky AM, Mateescu B, Greiner VJ, Hunter C, Voinnet O, McManus MT. Biogenesis, delivery, and function of extracellular RNA. J Extracell Vesicles. 2015; 4:27494.
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  15. Evason KJ, Francisco MT, Juric V, Balakrishnan S, Lopez Pazmino Mdel P, Gordan JD, Kakar S, Spitsbergen J, Goga A, Stainier DY. Identification of Chemical Inhibitors of ß-Catenin-Driven Liver Tumorigenesis in Zebrafish. PLoS Genet. 2015 Jul; 11(7):e1005305.
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  16. Brondfield S, Umesh S, Corella A, Zuber J, Rappaport AR, Gaillard C, Lowe SW, Goga A, Kogan SC. Direct and indirect targeting of MYC to treat acute myeloid leukemia. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2015 Jul; 76(1):35-46.
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  17. Kohnz RA, Mulvihill MM, Chang JW, Hsu KL, Sorrentino A, Cravatt BF, Bandyopadhyay S, Goga A, Nomura DK. Activity-Based Protein Profiling of Oncogene-Driven Changes in Metabolism Reveals Broad Dysregulation of PAFAH1B2 and 1B3 in Cancer. ACS Chem Biol. 2015 Jul 17; 10(7):1624-30.
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  18. Huskey NE, Guo T, Evason KJ, Momcilovic O, Pardo D, Creasman KJ, Judson RL, Blelloch R, Oakes SA, Hebrok M, Goga A. CDK1 inhibition targets the p53-NOXA-MCL1 axis, selectively kills embryonic stem cells, and prevents teratoma formation. Stem Cell Reports. 2015 Mar 10; 4(3):374-89.
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  19. Martins MM, Zhou AY, Corella A, Horiuchi D, Yau C, Rakshandehroo T, Gordan JD, Levin RS, Johnson J, Jascur J, Shales M, Sorrentino A, Cheah J, Clemons PA, Shamji AF, Schreiber SL, Krogan NJ, Shokat KM, McCormick F, Goga A, Bandyopadhyay S. Linking tumor mutations to drug responses via a quantitative chemical-genetic interaction map. Cancer Discov. 2015 Feb; 5(2):154-67.
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  20. Hoellein A, Fallahi M, Schoeffmann S, Steidle S, Schaub FX, Rudelius M, Laitinen I, Nilsson L, Goga A, Peschel C, Nilsson JA, Cleveland JL, Keller U. Myc-induced SUMOylation is a therapeutic vulnerability for B-cell lymphoma. Blood. 2014 Sep 25; 124(13):2081-90.
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