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. Vermeulen M, Swanevelder R, Chowdhury D, Ingram C, Reddy R, Bloch EM, Custer BS, Murphy EL. Use of Blood Donor Screening to Monitor Prevalence of HIV and Hepatitis B and C Viruses, South Africa. Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 Sep; 23(9):1560-1563.
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  2. Roubinian N, Brambilla D, Murphy EL. Statistical Caution in Big Data Approaches to Transfusion Medicine Research. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Jun 01; 177(6):860-861.
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  3. Tagny CT, Nguefack-Tsague G, Fopa D, Ashu C, Tante E, Ngo Balogog P, Donfack O, Mbanya D, Laperche S, Murphy E. Risk factors for human immunodeficiency virus among blood donors in Cameroon: evidence for the design of an Africa-specific donor history questionnaire. Transfusion. 2017 Aug; 57(8):1912-1921.
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  4. Roubinian NH, Looney MR, Keating S, Kor DJ, Lowell CA, Gajic O, Hubmayr R, Gropper M, Koenigsberg M, Wilson GA, A Matthay M, Toy P, Murphy EL. Differentiating pulmonary transfusion reactions using recipient and transfusion factors. Transfusion. 2017 Jul; 57(7):1684-1690.
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  5. Mehta RH, Leimberger JD, van Diepen S, Meza J, Wang A, Jankowich R, Harrison RW, Hay D, Fremes S, Duncan A, Soltesz EG, Luber J, Park S, Argenziano M, Murphy E, Marcel R, Kalavrouziotis D, Nagpal D, Bozinovski J, Toller W, Heringlake M, Goodman SG, Levy JH, Harrington RA, Anstrom KJ, Alexander JH. Levosimendan in Patients with Left Ventricular Dysfunction Undergoing Cardiac Surgery. N Engl J Med. 2017 05 25; 376(21):2032-2042.
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  6. Roubinian N, Murphy EL. Adjusting the Focus on Transfusion-associated Circulatory Overload. Anesthesiology. 2017 Mar; 126(3):363-365.
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  7. Betsem E, Kaidarova Z, Stramer SL, Shaz B, Sayers M, LeParc G, Custer B, Busch MP, Murphy EL. Correlation of West Nile Virus Incidence in Donated Blood with West Nile Neuroinvasive Disease Rates, United States, 2010-2012. Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 Feb; 23(2):212-219.
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  8. Porto-Ferreira FA, de Almeida-Neto C, Murphy EL, Montebello SC, Nogueira FA, Koga da Silva EM, MacFarland W, Custer B. A randomized trial to evaluate the use of text messaging, letter, and telephone call reminders to improve return of blood donors with reactive serologic tests. Transfusion. 2017 Jan; 57(1):102-107.
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  9. Mollenkopf S, Murphy EL. Measuring incidence of HTLV-1: the other human retrovirus. Lancet Infect Dis. 2016 Nov; 16(11):1205-1206.
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  10. Usadi B, Bruhn R, Lin J, Lee TH, Blackburn E, Murphy EL. Telomere Length, Proviral Load and Neurologic Impairment in HTLV-1 and HTLV-2-Infected Subjects. Viruses. 2016 Aug 11; 8(8).
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  11. Hendrickson JE, Roubinian NH, Chowdhury D, Brambilla D, Murphy EL, Wu Y, Ness PM, Gehrie EA, Snyder EL, George Hauser R, Gottschall JL, Kleinman S, Kakaiya R, Strauss RG. Incidence of transfusion reactions: a multicenter study utilizing systematic active surveillance and expert adjudication. Transfusion. 2016 Oct; 56(10):2587-2596.
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  12. Vo MT, Bruhn R, Kaidarova Z, Custer BS, Murphy EL, Bloch EM. A retrospective analysis of false-positive infectious screening results in blood donors. Transfusion. 2016 Feb; 56(2):457-65.
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  13. Bloch EM, Crookes RL, Hull J, Fawcus S, Gangaram R, Anthony J, Ingram C, Ngcobo S, Croxford J, Creel DV, Murphy EL. The impact of human immunodeficiency virus infection on obstetric hemorrhage and blood transfusion in South Africa. Transfusion. 2015 Jul; 55(7):1675-84.
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  14. Roubinian NH, Looney MR, Kor DJ, Lowell CA, Gajic O, Hubmayr RD, Gropper MA, Koenigsberg M, Wilson GA, Matthay MA, Toy P, Murphy EL. Cytokines and clinical predictors in distinguishing pulmonary transfusion reactions. Transfusion. 2015 Aug; 55(8):1838-46.
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  15. Triulzi D, Gottschall J, Murphy E, Wu Y, Ness P, Kor D, Roubinian N, Fleischmann D, Chowdhury D, Brambilla D. A multicenter study of plasma use in the United States. Transfusion. 2015 Jun; 55(6):1313-9; quiz 1312.
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  16. Toy P, Bacchetti P, Grimes B, Gajic O, Murphy EL, Winters JL, Gropper MA, Hubmayr RD, Matthay MA, Wilson G, Koenigsberg M, Lee DC, Hirschler NV, Lowell CA, Schuller RM, Gandhi MJ, Norris PJ, Mair DC, Sanchez Rosen R, Looney MR. Recipient clinical risk factors predominate in possible transfusion-related acute lung injury. Transfusion. 2015 May; 55(5):947-52.
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  17. van den Berg K, Murphy EL, Pretorius L, Louw VJ. The impact of HIV-associated anaemia on the incidence of red blood cell transfusion: implications for blood services in HIV-endemic countries. Transfus Apher Sci. 2014 Dec; 51(3):10-8.
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  18. Conway BD, Stamou SC, Kouchoukos NT, Lobdell KW, Khabbaz KR, Murphy E, Hagberg RC. Improved clinical outcomes and survival following repair of acute type A aortic dissection in the current era. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2014 Dec; 19(6):971-6.
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  19. Roubinian NH, Escobar GJ, Liu V, Swain BE, Gardner MN, Kipnis P, Triulzi DJ, Gottschall JL, Wu Y, Carson JL, Kleinman SH, Murphy EL. Trends in red blood cell transfusion and 30-day mortality among hospitalized patients. Transfusion. 2014 Oct; 54(10 Pt 2):2678-86.
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  20. Roubinian NH, Escobar GJ, Liu V, Gardner MN, Carson JL, Kleinman SH, Murphy EL. Decreased red blood cell use and mortality in hospitalized patients. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Aug; 174(8):1405-7.
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