University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Edward L. Murphy, MPH, MD

Edward L. Murphy, MPH, MD

Professor, Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Epidemiology/Biostatistics, UCSF

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Affiliate Member

Education

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, B.S., 1974, Marine Biology
Stanford University, Stanford, CA, M.D., 1980, Medicine
University of California, Berkeley, CA, M.P.H., 1981, Epidemiology


Professional Experience

  • 1974-1976
    Research in human deep-sea diving physiology, COMEX Diving Company, Marseille,France
  • 1981-1984
    Resident in Internal Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • 1984-1988
    Medical Staff Fellow, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
  • 1986
    Honorary Lecturer, University Hospital of the West Indies, Kingston, JA
  • 1988-2001
    Attending physician, AIDS Clinic, San Francisco General Hospital
  • 1988-1994
    Assistant Professor, Departments of Laboratory Medicine, Medicine, and Epidemiology/Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA
  • 1994-2000
    Associate Professor, Departments of Laboratory Medicine, Medicine, and Epidemiology/Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA
  • 1995-1996
    Visiting Researcher, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
  • 2000-present
    Professor, Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Epidemiology/Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco

Honors & Awards

  • 1970
    Westinghouse Scholarship
  • 1980-81
    University of California Graduate Scholarship
  • 1984
    Chateaubriand prize of the French Government
  • 1984
    International Agency for Cancer Research Fellowship (declined)
  • 1988
    FDA Commissioners Special Citation
  • 1989-92
    Charles E. Culpeper Scholarship
  • 1995-96
    Fulbright Scholarship, France
  • 1995-96
    NIH Fogarty Senior International Fellowship
  • 2003
    President, International Retrovirology Association

Selected Publications

  1. Roubinian N, Plimier C, Woo J, Lee C, Bruhn R, Liu V, Escobar GJ, Kleinman SH, Triulzi DJ, Murphy EL, Busch MP. Effect of donor, component and recipient characteristics on hemoglobin increments following red blood cell transfusion. Blood. 2019 Jul 26.
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  2. Swanevelder R, Reddy R, Chowdhury D, Olmsted M, Brambilla D, Jentsch U, Murphy EL. Using a motivator and deterrent questionnaire to predict actual donation return behavior among first-time African-origin blood donors. Transfusion. 2019 Jul 11.
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  3. Karafin MS, Bruhn R, Roubinian NH, Chowdhury D, Qu L, Snyder EL, Murphy EL, Brambilla D, Cable RG, Hilton JF, St Lezin E. The impact of recipient factors on the lower-than-expected hemoglobin increment in transfused outpatients with hematologic diseases. Transfusion. 2019 Jul 04.
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  4. Edgren G, Murphy EL, Brambilla DJ, Westlake M, Rostgaard K, Lee C, Cable RG, Triulzi D, Bruhn R, St Lezin EM, Erikstrup C, Ullum H, Glynn SA, Kleinman S, Hjalgrim H, Roubinian NH. Association of Blood Donor Sex and Prior Pregnancy With Mortality Among Red Blood Cell Transfusion Recipients. JAMA. 2019 Jun 11; 321(22):2183-2192.
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  5. Gonçalez TT, Sabino EC, Kaidarova Z, Carneiro-Proietti ABF, Miranda C, Loureiro P, Lopes ME, de Almeida-Neto C, Schlumpf KS, Wright DJ, Murphy EL, Custer B. Does deferral for high-risk behaviors improve the safety of the blood supply? Transfusion. 2019 Jul; 59(7):2334-2343.
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  6. Sykes W, van den Berg K, Jacobs G, Jauregui A, Roubinian N, Wiesner L, Maartens G, Swanevelder R, Custer B, Busch M, Jentsch U, Murphy EL, Vermeulen M. Discovery of "false Elite Controllers": HIV antibody-positive RNA-negative blood donors found to be on antiretroviral treatment. J Infect Dis. 2019 Apr 05.
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  7. Mitchel J, Custer B, Kaidarova Z, Murphy EL, van den Berg K. Implementation of a script for predonation interviews: impact on human immunodeficiency virus risk in South African blood donors. Transfusion. 2019 Jul; 59(7):2344-2351.
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  8. Vermeulen M, Sykes W, Coleman C, Custer B, Jacobs G, Jaza J, Kaidarova Z, Hlela C, Gessain A, Cassar O, Poole C, Ingram C, Murphy EL, Reddy R. The prevalence of human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 & 2 (HTLV-1/2) in South African blood donors. Vox Sang. 2019 Apr 04.
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  9. St Lezin E, Karafin MS, Bruhn R, Chowdhury D, Qu L, Bialkowski W, Merenda S, D'Andrea P, McCalla AL, Anderson L, Keating SM, Stone M, Snyder EL, Brambilla D, Murphy EL, Norris PJ, Hilton JF, Spencer BR, Kleinman S, Carson JL. Therapeutic impact of red blood cell transfusion on anemic outpatients: the RETRO study. Transfusion. 2019 Jun; 59(6):1934-1943.
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  10. Vergara C, Thio CL, Johnson E, Kral AH, O'Brien TR, Goedert JJ, Mangia A, Piazzolla V, Mehta SH, Kirk GD, Kim AY, Lauer GM, Chung RT, Cox AL, Peters MG, Khakoo SI, Alric L, Cramp ME, Donfield SM, Edlin BR, Busch MP, Alexander G, Rosen HR, Murphy EL, Latanich R, Wojcik GL, Taub MA, Valencia A, Thomas DL, Duggal P. Multi-Ancestry Genome-Wide Association Study of Spontaneous Clearance of Hepatitis C Virus. Gastroenterology. 2019 Apr; 156(5):1496-1507.e7.
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  11. Roubinian NH, Murphy EL, Mark DG, Triulzi DJ, Carson JL, Lee C, Kipnis P, Kleinman S, Liu VX, Escobar GJ. Long-Term Outcomes Among Patients Discharged From the Hospital With Moderate Anemia: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Ann Intern Med. 2018 Dec 18.
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  12. Kanias T, Stone M, Page GP, Guo Y, Endres-Dighe SM, Lanteri MC, Spencer BR, Cable RG, Triulzi DJ, Kiss JE, Murphy EL, Kleinman S, Gladwin MT, Busch MP, Mast AE. Frequent blood donations alter susceptibility of red blood cells to storage- and stress-induced hemolysis. Transfusion. 2019 Jan; 59(1):67-78.
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  13. Lanteri MC, Kanias T, Keating S, Stone M, Guo Y, Page GP, Brambilla DJ, Endres-Dighe SM, Mast AE, Bialkowski W, D'Andrea P, Cable RG, Spencer BR, Triulzi DJ, Murphy EL, Kleinman S, Gladwin MT, Busch MP. Intradonor reproducibility and changes in hemolytic variables during red blood cell storage: results of recall phase of the REDS-III RBC-Omics study. Transfusion. 2019 Jan; 59(1):79-88.
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  14. Tagny CT, Laperche S, Murphy EL. Updated characteristics of blood services, donors and blood products in 11 French-speaking African countries. Vox Sang. 2018 Oct; 113(7):647-656.
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  15. Mulherkar R, Karabudak A, Ginwala R, Huang X, Rowan A, Philip R, Murphy EL, Clements D, Ndhlovu LC, Khan ZK, Jain P. In vivo and in vitro immunogenicity of novel MHC class I presented epitopes to confer protective immunity against chronic HTLV-1 infection. Vaccine. 2018 08 09; 36(33):5046-5057.
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  16. Bloch EM, Ingram C, Hull J, Fawcus S, Anthony J, Green-Thompson R, Crookes RL, Ngcobo S, V Creel D, Courtney L, Bellairs GRM, Murphy EL. Risk factors for peripartum blood transfusion in South Africa: a case-control study. Transfusion. 2018 09; 58(9):2149-2156.
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  17. Facente SN, Grebe E, Burk K, Morris MD, Murphy EL, Mirzazadeh A, Smith AA, Sanchez MA, Evans JL, Nishimura A, Raymond HF. Estimated hepatitis C prevalence and key population sizes in San Francisco: A foundation for elimination. PLoS One. 2018; 13(4):e0195575.
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  18. Roubinian NH, Hendrickson JE, Triulzi DJ, Gottschall JL, Michalkiewicz M, Chowdhury D, Kor DJ, Looney MR, Matthay MA, Kleinman SH, Brambilla D, Murphy EL. Contemporary Risk Factors and Outcomes of Transfusion-Associated Circulatory Overload. Crit Care Med. 2018 04; 46(4):577-585.
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  19. Karafin MS, Bruhn R, Westlake M, Sullivan MT, Bialkowski W, Edgren G, Roubinian NH, Hauser RG, Kor DJ, Fleischmann D, Gottschall JL, Murphy EL, Triulzi DJ. Demographic and epidemiologic characterization of transfusion recipients from four US regions: evidence from the REDS-III recipient database. Transfusion. 2017 12; 57(12):2903-2913.
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  20. Mast AE, Murphy EL. The price of blood is measured in iron. Lancet. 2017 Nov 25; 390(10110):2331-2333.
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