W. Michael Korn, MD

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Associate Professor in Residence, Department of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Medical Oncology), UCSF

Phone: (415) 353-9888 (appts)
Box 1705, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-1705

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Education

Philipps University of Marburg, Germany, Continuing Education, 1981 - 1984, Medicine
Heinrich-Heine University of Düsseldorf, Germany, Approbation as Physician, 1984 - 1988, Medicine
Philipps University of Marburg, Germany, Medical Doctorate, 1993
University of Bern, Switzerland, Internship, 1997, Medicine


Professional Experience

  • 1988-1992
    Physician in Training, Ev. Krankenhaus Dinslaken, Germany
  • 1992-1996
    Physician in Training, West German Cancer Center, University of Essen, Medical School, Essen, Germany
  • 1996
    Certified Internist, West German Cancer Center, University of Essen, Medical School, Essen, Germany
  • 1996
    Interim Head, Laboratory of Tumor Cytogenetics, West German Cancer Center, University of Essen, Medical School, Essen Germany
  • 1996-1997
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory Medicine (F. Waldman), UCSF Cancer Center, UCSF
  • 1997
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Cancer Research Institute (F. McCormick), UCSF Cancer Center, UCSF
  • 1997-1999
    Assistant Research Biochemist, Cancer Research Institute, UCSF Cancer Center, UCSF
  • 1999-2004
    Assistant Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, UCSF
  • 2004-2006
    Assistant Adjunct Professor of Medicine, UCSF
  • 2006-present
    Associate Professor of Medicine in Residence, Divisions of Gastroenterology and Medical Oncology, UCSF
  • 2008-2011
    Co-Director, Center of Molecular Oncology, UCSF

Honors & Awards

  • 1996
    Mildred-Scheel Research Fellowship, Mildred Scheel Stiftung e.V., Germany
  • 2000
    UCSF REAC Award
  • 2000
    American Cancer Society Individual Research Award
  • 2001, 2002
    Hellman Family Award
  • 2005
    UCSF THANKS Star Award
  • 2008
    Cancer League Award
  • 2008
    Tip Your Heart Foundation Award
  • 2009
    Helen Diller Family Quality Award

Selected Publications

  1. Fidelman N, Kerlan RK, Hawkins RA, Taylor AG, Kohi MP, Kolli KP, Bergsland EK, Kelley RK, Ko AH, Korn WM, McWhirter RM, Luan J, Venook AP. (90)Y glass microspheres for the treatment of unresectable metastatic liver disease from chemotherapy-refractory gastrointestinal cancers: a pilot study. J Gastrointest Cancer. 2014 Jun; 45(2):168-80.
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  2. Kelley RK, Hwang J, Magbanua MJ, Watt L, Beumer JH, Christner SM, Baruchel S, Wu B, Fong L, Yeh BM, Moore AP, Ko AH, Korn WM, Rajpal S, Park JW, Tempero MA, Venook AP, Bergsland EK. A phase 1 trial of imatinib, bevacizumab, and metronomic cyclophosphamide in advanced colorectal cancer. Br J Cancer. 2013 Oct 1; 109(7):1725-34.
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  3. Mirzoeva OK, Collisson EA, Schaefer PM, Hann B, Hom YK, Ko AH, Korn WM. Subtype-specific MEK-PI3 kinase feedback as a therapeutic target in pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Mol Cancer Ther. 2013 Oct; 12(10):2213-25.
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  4. Ajani JA, Bentrem DJ, Besh S, D'Amico TA, Das P, Denlinger C, Fakih MG, Fuchs CS, Gerdes H, Glasgow RE, Hayman JA, Hofstetter WL, Ilson DH, Keswani RN, Kleinberg LR, Korn WM, Lockhart AC, Meredith K, Mulcahy MF, Orringer MB, Posey JA, Sasson AR, Scott WJ, Strong VE, Varghese TK, Warren G, Washington MK, Willett C, Wright CD, McMillian NR, Sundar H. Gastric cancer, version 2.2013: featured updates to the NCCN Guidelines. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2013 May 1; 11(5):531-46.
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  5. Kelley RK, Nimeiri HS, Munster PN, Vergo MT, Huang Y, Li CM, Hwang J, Mulcahy MF, Yeh BM, Kuhn P, Luttgen MS, Grabowsky JA, Stucky-Marshall L, Korn WM, Ko AH, Bergsland EK, Benson AB, Venook AP. Temsirolimus combined with sorafenib in hepatocellular carcinoma: a phase I dose-finding trial with pharmacokinetic and biomarker correlates. Ann Oncol. 2013 Jul; 24(7):1900-7.
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  6. Cho EH, Wendel M, Luttgen M, Yoshioka C, Marrinucci D, Lazar D, Schram E, Nieva J, Bazhenova L, Morgan A, Ko AH, Korn WM, Kolatkar A, Bethel K, Kuhn P. Characterization of circulating tumor cell aggregates identified in patients with epithelial tumors. Phys Biol. 2012 Feb; 9(1):016001.
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  7. Marrinucci D, Bethel K, Kolatkar A, Luttgen MS, Malchiodi M, Baehring F, Voigt K, Lazar D, Nieva J, Bazhenova L, Ko AH, Korn WM, Schram E, Coward M, Yang X, Metzner T, Lamy R, Honnatti M, Yoshioka C, Kunken J, Petrova Y, Sok D, Nelson D, Kuhn P. Fluid biopsy in patients with metastatic prostate, pancreatic and breast cancers. Phys Biol. 2012 Feb; 9(1):016003.
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  8. Ajani JA, Barthel JS, Bentrem DJ, D'Amico TA, Das P, Denlinger CS, Fuchs CS, Gerdes H, Glasgow RE, Hayman JA, Hofstetter WL, Ilson DH, Keswani RN, Kleinberg LR, Korn WM, Lockhart AC, Mulcahy MF, Orringer MB, Osarogiagbon RU, Posey JA, Sasson AR, Scott WJ, Shibata S, Strong VE, Varghese TK, Warren G, Washington MK, Willett C, Wright CD. Esophageal and esophagogastric junction cancers. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2011 Aug 1; 9(8):830-87.
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  9. Lacher MD, Shiina M, Chang P, Keller D, Tiirikainen MI, Korn WM. ZEB1 limits adenoviral infectability by transcriptionally repressing the coxsackie virus and adenovirus receptor. Mol Cancer. 2011; 10:91.
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  10. Mirzoeva OK, Hann B, Hom YK, Debnath J, Aftab D, Shokat K, Korn WM. Autophagy suppression promotes apoptotic cell death in response to inhibition of the PI3K-mTOR pathway in pancreatic adenocarcinoma. J Mol Med (Berl). 2011 Sep; 89(9):877-89.
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  11. Bagheri N, Shiina M, Lauffenburger DA, Korn WM. A dynamical systems model for combinatorial cancer therapy enhances oncolytic adenovirus efficacy by MEK-inhibition. PLoS Comput Biol. 2011 Feb; 7(2):e1001085.
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  12. Ko AH, Venook AP, Bergsland EK, Kelley RK, Korn WM, Dito E, Schillinger B, Scott J, Hwang J, Tempero MA. A phase II study of bevacizumab plus erlotinib for gemcitabine-refractory metastatic pancreatic cancer. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2010 Nov; 66(6):1051-7.
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  13. 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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  14. Shiina M, Lacher MD, Christian C, Korn WM. RNA interference-mediated knockdown of p21(WAF1) enhances anti-tumor cell activity of oncolytic adenoviruses. Cancer Gene Ther. 2009 Nov; 16(11):810-9.
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  15. Mirzoeva OK, Das D, Heiser LM, Bhattacharya S, Siwak D, Gendelman R, Bayani N, Wang NJ, Neve RM, Guan Y, Hu Z, Knight Z, Feiler HS, Gascard P, Parvin B, Spellman PT, Shokat KM, Wyrobek AJ, Bissell MJ, McCormick F, Kuo WL, Mills GB, Gray JW, Korn WM. Basal subtype and MAPK/ERK kinase (MEK)-phosphoinositide 3-kinase feedback signaling determine susceptibility of breast cancer cells to MEK inhibition. Cancer Res. 2009 Jan 15; 69(2):565-72.
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  16. Lu DC, Theodore P, Korn WM, Chou D. Esophageal erosion 9 years after anterior cervical plate implantation. Surg Neurol. 2008 Mar; 69(3):310-2; discussion 312-3.
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  17. Au T, Thorne S, Korn WM, Sze D, Kirn D, Reid TR. Minimal hepatic toxicity of Onyx-015: spatial restriction of coxsackie-adenoviral receptor in normal liver. Cancer Gene Ther. 2007 Feb; 14(2):139-50.
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  18. Korn WM, Macal M, Christian C, Lacher MD, McMillan A, Rauen KA, Warren RS, Ferrell L. Expression of the coxsackievirus- and adenovirus receptor in gastrointestinal cancer correlates with tumor differentiation. Cancer Gene Ther. 2006 Aug; 13(8):792-7.
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  19. Lacher MD, Tiirikainen MI, Saunier EF, Christian C, Anders M, Oft M, Balmain A, Akhurst RJ, Korn WM. Transforming growth factor-beta receptor inhibition enhances adenoviral infectability of carcinoma cells via up-regulation of Coxsackie and Adenovirus Receptor in conjunction with reversal of epithelial-mesenchymal transition. Cancer Res. 2006 Feb 1; 66(3):1648-57.
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  20. Korn WM. Prevention and management of early esophageal cancer. Curr Treat Options Oncol. 2004 Oct; 5(5):405-16.
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