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C. David James, PhD

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery; and Associate Director, Brain Tumor Research Center, UCSF
Kathleen M. Plant Distinguished Professorship, UCSF

david.james@ucsf.edu

Phone: (415) 476-5876 (voice)
UCSF Box 0520
San Francisco, CA 94143-0520

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Education

Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, BS, 1975, Chemistry
Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, PhD, 1986, Biomedical Science


Professional Experience

  • 1986-89
    Post-Doctoral Fellow, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec Advisor: Webster K. Cavenee, Ph.D., Director- Laboratory of Tumor Biology
  • 1989-1991
    Associate then Senior Staff Investigator, Laboratory of Molecular Neuro-Oncology, Department of Neurosurgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 1986-89
  • 1991-1992
    Assistant then Associate Professor, Dept. of Neurosurgery and Dept. of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine Atlanta, GA
  • 1996-2006
    Associate Professor then Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
  • 2006-
    Berthold and Belle Guggenhime Professor of Neurological Surgery, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco

Honors & Awards

  • 1996-present
    Editorial Board, Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology
  • 1997-present
    Scientific Advisory Committee, Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation of the United States
  • 1998-present
    Editorial Board, Neuro-Oncology
  • 2000-present
    Editorial Board, Clinical Cancer Research
  • 2000-2005
    Member, Clinical Neuroimmunology and Brain Tumors (CNBT) Study Section, NINDS
  • 2005-present
    Member, Parent Committee, Specialized Projects of Research Excellence (SPORE), NCI

Selected Publications

  1. Hadaczek P, Ozawa T, Soroceanu L, Yoshida Y, Matlaf L, Singer E, Fiallos E, James CD, Cobbs CS. Cidofovir: a novel antitumor agent for glioblastoma. Clin Cancer Res. 2013 Dec 1; 19(23):6473-83.
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  2. Solomon DA, Kim JS, Bondaruk J, Shariat SF, Wang ZF, Elkahloun AG, Ozawa T, Gerard J, Zhuang D, Zhang S, Navai N, Siefker-Radtke A, Phillips JJ, Robinson BD, Rubin MA, Volkmer B, Hautmann R, K├╝fer R, Hogendoorn PC, Netto G, Theodorescu D, James CD, Czerniak B, Miettinen M, Waldman T. Frequent truncating mutations of STAG2 in bladder cancer. Nat Genet. 2013 Dec; 45(12):1428-30.
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  3. Gini B, Zanca C, Guo D, Matsutani T, Masui K, Ikegami S, Yang H, Nathanson D, Villa GR, Shackelford D, Zhu S, Tanaka K, Babic I, Akhavan D, Lin K, Assuncao A, Gu Y, Bonetti B, Mortensen DS, Xu S, Raymon HK, Cavenee WK, Furnari FB, James CD, Kroemer G, Heath JR, Hege K, Chopra R, Cloughesy TF, Mischel PS. The mTOR kinase inhibitors, CC214-1 and CC214-2, preferentially block the growth of EGFRvIII-activated glioblastomas. Clin Cancer Res. 2013 Oct 15; 19(20):5722-32.
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  4. Hussey EK, Kapur A, O'Connor-Semmes R, Tao W, Rafferty B, Polli JW, James CD, Dobbins RL. Safety, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of remogliflozin etabonate, a novel SGLT2 inhibitor, and metformin when co-administered in subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus. BMC Pharmacol Toxicol. 2013; 14:25.
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  5. Weng KC, Hashizume R, Noble CO, Serwer LP, Drummond DC, Kirpotin DB, Kuwabara AM, Chao LX, Chen FF, James CD, Park JW. Convection-enhanced delivery of targeted quantum dot-immunoliposome hybrid nanoparticles to intracranial brain tumor models. Nanomedicine (Lond). 2013 Dec; 8(12):1913-25.
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  6. Chan KM, Fang D, Gan H, Hashizume R, Yu C, Schroeder M, Gupta N, Mueller S, James CD, Jenkins R, Sarkaria J, Zhang Z. The histone H3.3K27M mutation in pediatric glioma reprograms H3K27 methylation and gene expression. Genes Dev. 2013 May 1; 27(9):985-90.
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  7. Wade A, Robinson AE, Engler JR, Petritsch C, James CD, Phillips JJ. Proteoglycans and their roles in brain cancer. FEBS J. 2013 May; 280(10):2399-417.
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  8. Chen PY, Ozawa T, Drummond DC, Kalra A, Fitzgerald JB, Kirpotin DB, Wei KC, Butowski N, Prados MD, Berger MS, Forsayeth JR, Bankiewicz K, James CD. Comparing routes of delivery for nanoliposomal irinotecan shows superior anti-tumor activity of local administration in treating intracranial glioblastoma xenografts. Neuro Oncol. 2013 Feb; 15(2):189-97.
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  9. Silber J, Hashizume R, Felix T, Hariono S, Yu M, Berger MS, Huse JT, VandenBerg SR, James CD, Hodgson JG, Gupta N. Expression of miR-124 inhibits growth of medulloblastoma cells. Neuro Oncol. 2013 Jan; 15(1):83-90.
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  10. Hashizume R, Smirnov I, Liu S, Phillips JJ, Hyer J, McKnight TR, Wendland M, Prados M, Banerjee A, Nicolaides T, Mueller S, James CD, Gupta N. Characterization of a diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma cell line: implications for future investigations and treatment. J Neurooncol. 2012 Dec; 110(3):305-13.
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  11. Engler JR, Robinson AE, Smirnov I, Hodgson JG, Berger MS, Gupta N, James CD, Molinaro A, Phillips JJ. Increased microglia/macrophage gene expression in a subset of adult and pediatric astrocytomas. PLoS One. 2012; 7(8):e43339.
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  12. Park I, Hu S, Bok R, Ozawa T, Ito M, Mukherjee J, Phillips JJ, James CD, Pieper RO, Ronen SM, Vigneron DB, Nelson SJ. Evaluation of heterogeneous metabolic profile in an orthotopic human glioblastoma xenograft model using compressed sensing hyperpolarized 3D 13C magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging. Magn Reson Med. 2013 Jul; 70(1):33-9.
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  13. Chaumeil MM, Gini B, Yang H, Iwanami A, Sukumar S, Ozawa T, Pieper RO, Mischel PS, James CD, Berger MS, Ronen SM. Longitudinal evaluation of MPIO-labeled stem cell biodistribution in glioblastoma using high resolution and contrast-enhanced MR imaging at 14.1 tesla. Neuro Oncol. 2012 Aug; 14(8):1050-61.
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  14. Huillard E, Hashizume R, Phillips JJ, Griveau A, Ihrie RA, Aoki Y, Nicolaides T, Perry A, Waldman T, McMahon M, Weiss WA, Petritsch C, James CD, Rowitch DH. Cooperative interactions of BRAFV600E kinase and CDKN2A locus deficiency in pediatric malignant astrocytoma as a basis for rational therapy. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 May 29; 109(22):8710-5.
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  15. Serwer LP, James CD. Challenges in drug delivery to tumors of the central nervous system: an overview of pharmacological and surgical considerations. Adv Drug Deliv Rev. 2012 May 15; 64(7):590-7.
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  16. Aoki Y, Hashizume R, Ozawa T, Banerjee A, Prados M, James CD, Gupta N. An experimental xenograft mouse model of diffuse pontine glioma designed for therapeutic testing. J Neurooncol. 2012 May; 108(1):29-35.
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  17. Goldhoff P, Clarke J, Smirnov I, Berger MS, Prados MD, James CD, Perry A, Phillips JJ. Clinical stratification of glioblastoma based on alterations in retinoblastoma tumor suppressor protein (RB1) and association with the proneural subtype. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2012 Jan; 71(1):83-9.
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  18. Venkatesh HS, Chaumeil MM, Ward CS, Haas-Kogan DA, James CD, Ronen SM. Reduced phosphocholine and hyperpolarized lactate provide magnetic resonance biomarkers of PI3K/Akt/mTOR inhibition in glioblastoma. Neuro Oncol. 2012 Mar; 14(3):315-25.
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  19. Nicolaides TP, Li H, Solomon DA, Hariono S, Hashizume R, Barkovich K, Baker SJ, Paugh BS, Jones C, Forshew T, Hindley GF, Hodgson JG, Kim JS, Rowitch DH, Weiss WA, Waldman TA, James CD. Targeted therapy for BRAFV600E malignant astrocytoma. Clin Cancer Res. 2011 Dec 15; 17(24):7595-604.
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  20. Serwer LP, Noble CO, Michaud K, Drummond DC, Kirpotin DB, Ozawa T, Prados MD, Park JW, James CD. Investigation of intravenous delivery of nanoliposomal topotecan for activity against orthotopic glioblastoma xenografts. Neuro Oncol. 2011 Dec; 13(12):1288-95.
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