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Clifford A. Lowell, MD, PhD

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Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine, UCSF

Clifford.Lowell@ucsf.edu

Phone: (415) 476-2963 (voice)
Box 0100, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0100

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Education

Stanford University, B.S., 1979, Biology
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, M.D., 1986, Medicine
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Ph.D., 1986, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology


Professional Experience

  • 1986 - 1989
    Osler Medical House Officer (Internship and Residency), Johns Hopkins Hospital. Residency Research Project, Department of Medicine, Laboratory of Dr. Douglas Fearon
  • 1989 - 1995
    Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Microbiology and Immunology University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Laboratory of Dr. Harold Varmus.
  • 1990 - 1992
    Clinical Oncology Fellow, Dept. of Medicine, UCSF
  • 1995 - 2001
    Assistant Professor, Dept. Laboratory Medicine, UCSF Director Clinical Immunology Laboratory.
  • 2001 - 2005
    Associate Professor, Dept. Laboratory Medicine, UCSF Director Clinical Immunology Laboratory.
  • 2005 - 2006
    Professor, Dept. of Laboratory Medicine, UCSF Director Clinical Immunology Laboratory.
  • 11/2006 -
    Professor and Chairman, Dept. of Laboratory Medicine, UCSF

Honors & Awards

  • 1979
    Phi Beta Kappa, Stanford University
  • 1979-86
    Medical Scientist Training Program Scholarship, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • 1986
    Alpha Omega Alpha, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • 1990
    Diplomat of American Board of Internal Medicine
  • 1992
    Awardee Howard Hughes Physician Scientist Training Fellowship
  • 1997
    Awardee American Society of Hematology Junior Faculty Scholar Award
  • 2000
    Awardee Stewart Family Trust Scholar Award
  • 2000
    Awardee Leukemia Research Foundation New Investigator Award
  • 2001
    Awardee Leukemia/Lymphoma Society Scholar Award
  • 2003
    UCSF Immunology Program Annual Student-selected Faculty Speaker
  • 2003
    Appointed Associate Director, UCSF M.D.-Ph.D. (MSTP) Program
  • 2005
    Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) - elected organizer 2007 meeting

Selected Publications

  1. Han J, Zhang G, Welch EJ, Liang Y, Fu J, Vogel SM, Lowell CA, Du X, Cheresh DA, Malik AB, Li Z. A critical role for Lyn kinase in strengthening endothelial integrity and barrier function. Blood. 2013 Dec 12; 122(25):4140-9.
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  2. Graham MT, Abram CL, Hu Y, Lowell CA. Expression of the TEL-Syk fusion protein in hematopoietic stem cells leads to rapidly fatal myelofibrosis in mice. PLoS One. 2013; 8(10):e77542.
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  3. Albanesi M, Mancardi DA, Jönsson F, Iannascoli B, Fiette L, Di Santo JP, Lowell CA, Bruhns P. Neutrophils mediate antibody-induced antitumor effects in mice. Blood. 2013 Oct 31; 122(18):3160-4.
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  4. Lamagna C, Scapini P, van Ziffle JA, DeFranco AL, Lowell CA. Hyperactivated MyD88 signaling in dendritic cells, through specific deletion of Lyn kinase, causes severe autoimmunity and inflammation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Aug 27; 110(35):E3311-20.
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  5. Vérollet C, Gallois A, Dacquin R, Lastrucci C, Pandruvada SN, Ortega N, Poincloux R, Behar A, Cougoule C, Lowell C, Al Saati T, Jurdic P, Maridonneau-Parini I. Hck contributes to bone homeostasis by controlling the recruitment of osteoclast precursors. FASEB J. 2013 Sep; 27(9):3608-18.
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  6. Rubenstein JL, Wong VS, Kadoch C, Gao HX, Barajas R, Chen L, Josephson SA, Scott B, Douglas V, Maiti M, Kaplan LD, Treseler PA, Cha S, Hwang JH, Cinque P, Cyster JG, Lowell C. CXCL13 plus interleukin 10 is highly specific for the diagnosis of CNS lymphoma. Blood. 2013 Jun 6; 121(23):4740-8.
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  7. Abram CL, Roberge GL, Pao LI, Neel BG, Lowell CA. Distinct roles for neutrophils and dendritic cells in inflammation and autoimmunity in motheaten mice. Immunity. 2013 Mar 21; 38(3):489-501.
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  8. Fumagalli L, Campa CC, Germena G, Lowell CA, Hirsch E, Berton G. Class I phosphoinositide-3-kinases and SRC kinases play a nonredundant role in regulation of adhesion-independent and -dependent neutrophil reactive oxygen species generation. J Immunol. 2013 Apr 1; 190(7):3648-60.
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  9. Heit B, Kim H, Cosío G, Castaño D, Collins R, Lowell CA, Kain KC, Trimble WS, Grinstein S. Multimolecular signaling complexes enable Syk-mediated signaling of CD36 internalization. Dev Cell. 2013 Feb 25; 24(4):372-83.
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  10. Jhingran A, Mar KB, Kumasaka DK, Knoblaugh SE, Ngo LY, Segal BH, Iwakura Y, Lowell CA, Hamerman JA, Lin X, Hohl TM. Tracing conidial fate and measuring host cell antifungal activity using a reporter of microbial viability in the lung. Cell Rep. 2012 Dec 27; 2(6):1762-73.
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  11. Rubenstein JL, Li J, Chen L, Advani R, Drappatz J, Gerstner E, Batchelor T, Krouwer H, Hwang J, Auerback G, Kadoch C, Lowell C, Munster P, Cha S, Shuman MA, Damon LE. Multicenter phase 1 trial of intraventricular immunochemotherapy in recurrent CNS lymphoma. Blood. 2013 Jan 31; 121(5):745-51.
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  12. Alenghat FJ, Baca QJ, Rubin NT, Pao LI, Matozaki T, Lowell CA, Golan DE, Neel BG, Swanson KD. Macrophages require Skap2 and Sirpa for integrin-stimulated cytoskeletal rearrangement. J Cell Sci. 2012 Nov 15; 125(Pt 22):5535-45.
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  13. Ma J, Becker C, Lowell CA, Underhill DM. Dectin-1-triggered recruitment of light chain 3 protein to phagosomes facilitates major histocompatibility complex class II presentation of fungal-derived antigens. J Biol Chem. 2012 Oct 5; 287(41):34149-56.
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  14. Séverin S, Nash CA, Mori J, Zhao Y, Abram C, Lowell CA, Senis YA, Watson SP. Distinct and overlapping functional roles of Src family kinases in mouse platelets. J Thromb Haemost. 2012 Aug; 10(8):1631-45.
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  15. Block H, Herter JM, Rossaint J, Stadtmann A, Kliche S, Lowell CA, Zarbock A. Crucial role of SLP-76 and ADAP for neutrophil recruitment in mouse kidney ischemia-reperfusion injury. J Exp Med. 2012 Feb 13; 209(2):407-21.
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  16. Weiskopf RB, Feiner J, Toy P, Twiford J, Shimabukuro D, Lieberman J, Looney MR, Lowell CA, Gropper MA. Fresh and stored red blood cell transfusion equivalently induce subclinical pulmonary gas exchange deficit in normal humans. Anesth Analg. 2012 Mar; 114(3):511-9.
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  17. Lowell CA, Mayadas TN. Overview: studying integrins in vivo. Methods Mol Biol. 2012; 757:369-97.
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  18. Ni M, MacFarlane AW, Toft M, Lowell CA, Campbell KS, Hamerman JA. B-cell adaptor for PI3K (BCAP) negatively regulates Toll-like receptor signaling through activation of PI3K. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Jan 3; 109(1):267-72.
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  19. Toy P, Gajic O, Bacchetti P, Looney MR, Gropper MA, Hubmayr R, Lowell CA, Norris PJ, Murphy EL, Weiskopf RB, Wilson G, Koenigsberg M, Lee D, Schuller R, Wu P, Grimes B, Gandhi MJ, Winters JL, Mair D, Hirschler N, Sanchez Rosen R, Matthay MA. Transfusion-related acute lung injury: incidence and risk factors. Blood. 2012 Feb 16; 119(7):1757-67.
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  20. Xu X, Zhang H, Song Y, Lynch SV, Lowell CA, Wiener-Kronish JP, Caughey GH. Strain-dependent induction of neutrophil histamine production and cell death by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. J Leukoc Biol. 2012 Feb; 91(2):275-84.
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