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Robert E. Goldsby, MD


Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UCSF

Phone: (415) 476-3831 (appts)
Box 0106, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0106

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University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 1985, Neurobiology
University of Vermont, Burlington, M.D., 1991, Medicine

Professional Experience

  • 7/91-6/94
    Pediatric Internship/Residency, Children's Hospital Oakland, California.
  • 7/94-6/97
    Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, University of Utah/Primary Children's Medical Center
  • 7/97-6/99
    Instructor of Pediatrics, University of Utah/Primary Children's Medical Center
  • 7/99-6/02
    Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah
  • 7/02-present
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, SanFrancisco

Honors & Awards

  • 1988
    Summer Research Fellowship Award
  • 1992
    Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners (#404330)American Cancer Society
  • 1994
    Certified, American Board of Pediatrics (#237231)
  • 1994-95
    American Cancer Society Clinical Fellowship Award (94-220-1)
  • 1995
    Fellow, American Association of Cancer Research Molecular Biology Workshop
  • 1995-96
    NSRA Institutional Training Grant ( 2 T32 DKO7115-21)
  • 1996-97
    Leukemia Society of America Fellowship Research Grant (5119-97)
  • 1997-02
    Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award (K08-CA72731)
  • 1999
    Certified, Pediatric Hem/Onc Subspecialty Board
  • 1999
    University of Utah Seed Grant
  • 1999
    Young Investigator, American Association of Cancer Research Clinical Trial Development Workshop
  • 2001-02
    Hope Street Kids Grant
  • 2001-03
    American Cancer Society Grant (RPG-00-299-01-GMC)
  • 2002
    Summer Clinical Research Workshop July 30 September 12
  • 2002-03
    Advanced Training in Clinical Research (ATCR) Certificate Program

Selected Publications

  1. Stieglitz E, Hsiang MS, Simko JP, Hirose S, Goldsby RE. Pulmonary coccidiomycosis masquerading as refractory metastatic ewing sarcoma. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2014 Jan; 36(1):e57-60.
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  2. Sharib J, Horvai A, Gray Hazard FK, Daldrup-Link H, Goldsby R, Marina N, Dubois SG. Comparison of latino and non-Latino patients with Ewing sarcoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Feb; 61(2):233-7.
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  3. Thampi S, Matthay KK, Goldsby R, DuBois SG. Adverse impact of regional lymph node involvement in osteosarcoma. Eur J Cancer. 2013 Nov; 49(16):3471-6.
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  4. Mueller S, Fullerton HJ, Stratton K, Leisenring W, Weathers RE, Stovall M, Armstrong GT, Goldsby RE, Packer RJ, Sklar CA, Bowers DC, Robison LL, Krull KR. Radiation, atherosclerotic risk factors, and stroke risk in survivors of pediatric cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013 Jul 15; 86(4):649-55.
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  5. Goldsby RE, Fan TM, Villaluna D, Wagner LM, Isakoff MS, Meyer J, Randall RL, Lee S, Kim G, Bernstein M, Gorlick R, Krailo M, Marina N. Feasibility and dose discovery analysis of zoledronic acid with concurrent chemotherapy in the treatment of newly diagnosed metastatic osteosarcoma: a report from the Children's Oncology Group. Eur J Cancer. 2013 Jul; 49(10):2384-91.
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  6. Karski EE, Matthay KK, Neuhaus JM, Goldsby RE, Dubois SG. Characteristics and outcomes of patients with Ewing sarcoma over 40 years of age at diagnosis. Cancer Epidemiol. 2013 Feb; 37(1):29-33.
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  7. Coccia PF, Altman J, Bhatia S, Borinstein SC, Flynn J, George S, Goldsby R, Hayashi R, Huang MS, Johnson RH, Beaupin LK, Link MP, Oeffinger KC, Orr KM, Pappo AS, Reed D, Spraker HL, Thomas DA, von Mehren M, Wechsler DS, Whelan KF, Zebrack BJ, Sundar H, Shead DA. Adolescent and young adult oncology. Clinical practice guidelines in oncology. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2012 Sep; 10(9):1112-50.
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  8. Applebaum MA, Goldsby R, Neuhaus J, DuBois SG. Clinical features and outcomes in patients with secondary Ewing sarcoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Apr; 60(4):611-5.
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  9. Applebaum MA, Sambrano E, Lee S, Goldsby R, Matthay KK, DuBois SG. Evaluation of plasma annexin V levels in children and young adults with solid tumors. Int J Biol Markers. 2012 Apr-Jun; 27(2):e164-6.
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  10. Kan L, Kitterman JA, Procissi D, Chakkalakal S, Peng CY, McGuire TL, Goldsby RE, Pignolo RJ, Shore EM, Kaplan FS, Kessler JA. CNS demyelination in fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva. J Neurol. 2012 Dec; 259(12):2644-55.
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  11. Porzig A, Matthay KK, Dubois S, Pampaloni M, Damon L, Hawkins R, Goldsby R, Hollinger F, Fitzgerald P. Proteinuria in metastatic pheochromocytoma is associated with an increased risk of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, spontaneously or after therapy with 131I-meta-iodobenzylguanidine (131I-MIBG). Horm Metab Res. 2012 Jun; 44(7):539-42.
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  12. Applebaum MA, Goldsby R, Neuhaus J, DuBois SG. Clinical features and outcomes in patients with Ewing sarcoma and regional lymph node involvement. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012 Oct; 59(4):617-20.
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  13. Sharib JM, Cyrus J, Horvai A, Gray Hazard FK, Neuhaus J, Matthay KK, Goldsby R, Marina N, DuBois SG. Predictors of acute chemotherapy-associated toxicity in patients with Ewing sarcoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012 Oct; 59(4):611-6.
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  14. Gawande RS, Khurana A, Messing S, Zhang D, CastaƱeda RT, Goldsby RE, Hawkins RA, Daldrup-Link HE. Differentiation of normal thymus from anterior mediastinal lymphoma and lymphoma recurrence at pediatric PET/CT. Radiology. 2012 Feb; 262(2):613-22.
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  15. DuBois SG, Goldsby R, Segal M, Woo J, Copren K, Kane JP, Pullinger CR, Matthay KK, Witte J, Lessnick SL, Robison LL, Bhatia S, Strong LC. Evaluation of polymorphisms in EWSR1 and risk of Ewing sarcoma: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012 Jul 15; 59(1):52-6.
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  16. Goldsby R, Chen Y, Raber S, Li L, Diefenbach K, Shnorhavorian M, Kadan-Lottick N, Kastrinos F, Yasui Y, Stovall M, Oeffinger K, Sklar C, Armstrong GT, Robison LL, Diller L. Survivors of childhood cancer have increased risk of gastrointestinal complications later in life. Gastroenterology. 2011 May; 140(5):1464-71.e1.
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  17. DuBois SG, Stempak D, Wu B, Mokhtari RB, Nayar R, Janeway KA, Goldsby R, Grier HE, Baruchel S. Circulating endothelial cells and circulating endothelial precursor cells in patients with osteosarcoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012 Feb; 58(2):181-4.
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  18. Applebaum MA, Worch J, Matthay KK, Goldsby R, Neuhaus J, West DC, Dubois SG. Clinical features and outcomes in patients with extraskeletal Ewing sarcoma. Cancer. 2011 Jul 1; 117(13):3027-32.
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  19. Worch J, Cyrus J, Goldsby R, Matthay KK, Neuhaus J, DuBois SG. Racial differences in the incidence of mesenchymal tumors associated with EWSR1 translocation. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2011 Mar; 20(3):449-53.
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  20. Burk TF, Horvai AE, Gottschalk AR, Leong SP, Kashani-Sabet M, Goldsby RE, Law J, O'Donnell RJ. Patellar metastatic melanoma in a 13-year-old boy. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2010 Dec; 39(12):582-6.
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