University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Hao Nguyen, MD, PhD

Hao Nguyen, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Urology, UCSF

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Prostate Cancer

Education

University of California, Berkeley, BA, 06/1999, Molecular Cell Biology/Cell and Developmental Biology (Graduated with Honor)
Boston University School of Medicine, MD, PhD, 06/2007
University of California, Davis, 06/2013, Residency in General Surgery, Residency in Urologic Surgery
University of California, San Francisco, 06/2015, Society of Urologic Oncology Fellowship


Professional Experience

  • 2012-2013
    Chief Resident, Urology, University of California, Davis Medical Center
  • 2013-2015
    Urologic Oncology Fellow, Clinical Instructor, Urologic Oncology, UCSF
  • 2015-2016
    Assistant Adjunct Professor of Urology, Urologic Oncology, UCSF
  • 2016-present
    Assistant Professor in residence, Urologic Oncology, UCSF

Honors & Awards

  • 1994
    Silver Creek Country Club College Scholarship award
  • 1999
    Departmental Honor in Developmental and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA
  • 1999
    Dean's MD/PhD Scholarship Award for Academic Merit, Boston University School of Medicine
  • 2000
    American Cancer Society; Betty Lee Stone Fellowship
  • 2003
    Karin Grunebaum Cancer Research Fellows, Cancer Research Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
  • 2003
    Advances in Molecular Medicine Grant in Molecular Medicine, BBVA Foundation Madrid, Spain
  • 2005
    Henry Russek Achievement Award- First Prize for Excellence in Dissertation Research, Molecular Medicine Program, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
  • 2006
    MD-PhD Merit Award - MD-PhD annual conference Keystone, Co
  • 2011
    International Volunteer in Urology (IVU) resident scholar
  • 2011
    Third Place in Clinical Research Competition at 37th annual Northern California Urology Resident Seminar
  • 2013
    First Place in Basic Science Research Competition at 39th annual Northern California Urology Resident Seminar
  • 2016
    Prostate Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Award 2016
  • 2017
    AUA Rising Stars in Urology Research Awards

Selected Publications

  1. Balakrishnan AS, Cowan JE, Cooperberg MR, Shinohara K, Nguyen HG, Carroll PR. Evaluating the Safety of Active Surveillance: Outcomes of Deferred Radical Prostatectomy after an Initial Period of Surveillance. J Urol. 2019 Apr 08; 101097JU0000000000000247.
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  2. Fendler WP, Calais J, Eiber M, Flavell RR, Mishoe A, Feng FY, Nguyen HG, Reiter RE, Rettig MB, Okamoto S, Emmett L, Zacho HD, Ilhan H, Wetter A, Rischpler C, Schoder H, Burger IA, Gartmann J, Smith R, Small EJ, Slavik R, Carroll PR, Herrmann K, Czernin J, Hope TA. Assessment of 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET Accuracy in Localizing Recurrent Prostate Cancer: A Prospective Single-Arm Clinical Trial. JAMA Oncol. 2019 Mar 28.
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  3. Bancroft Brown J, Sriram R, VanCriekinge M, Delos Santos R, Sun J, Delos Santos J, Tabatabai ZL, Shinohara K, Nguyen H, Peehl DM, Kurhanewicz J. NMR quantification of lactate production and efflux and glutamate fractional enrichment in living human prostate biopsies cultured with [1,6-13 C2 ]glucose. Magn Reson Med. 2019 Mar 28.
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  4. Boreta L, Gadzinski AJ, Wu SY, Xu M, Greene K, Quanstrom K, Nguyen HG, Carroll PR, Hope TA, Feng FY. Location of recurrence by Gallium-68 PSMA-11 PET scan in prostate cancer patients eligible for salvage radiotherapy. Urology. 2019 Mar 27.
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  5. Xu Y, Poggio M, Jin HY, Shi Z, Forester CM, Wang Y, Stumpf CR, Xue L, Devericks E, So L, Nguyen HG, Griselin A, Gordan JD, Umetsu SE, Reich SH, Worland ST, Asthana S, Barna M, Webster KR, Cunningham JT, Ruggero D. Translation control of the immune checkpoint in cancer and its therapeutic targeting. Nat Med. 2019 Jan 14.
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  6. Wu SY, Boreta L, Shinohara K, Nguyen H, Gottschalk AR, Hsu IC, Roach M, Westphalen AC, Feng FY, Carroll PR, Chang AJ, Hope TA. Impact of Staging 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET Scans on Radiation Treatment Plansin Patients With Prostate Cancer. Urology. 2019 Mar; 125:154-162.
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  7. Behr SC, Aggarwal R, Van Brocklin HF, Flavell RR, Geo K, Small EJ, Blecha J, Jivan S, Hope TA, Simko JP, Kurhanewicz J, Noworolski SM, Korn NJ, De Los Santos R, Cooperberg MR, Carroll PR, Nguyen HG, Greene KL, Langton-Webster B, Berkman CE, Seo Y. First-in-Human Phase I study of CTT1057, a Novel 18F Labeled Imaging Agent with Phosphoramidate Core Targeting Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen in Prostate Cancer. J Nucl Med. 2018 Nov 21.
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  8. Hicks RM, Simko JP, Westphalen AC, Nguyen HG, Greene KL, Zhang L, Carroll PR, Hope TA. Diagnostic Accuracy of 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET/MRI Compared with Multiparametric MRI in the Detection of Prostate Cancer. Radiology. 2018 Dec; 289(3):730-737.
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  9. Leapman MS, Nguyen HG, Cowan JE, Xue L, Stohr B, Simko J, Cooperberg MR, Carroll PR. Comparing Prognostic Utility of a Single-marker Immunohistochemistry Approach with Commercial Gene Expression Profiling Following Radical Prostatectomy. Eur Urol. 2018 Nov; 74(5):668-675.
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  10. Nguyen HG, Conn CS, Kye Y, Xue L, Forester CM, Cowan JE, Hsieh AC, Cunningham JT, Truillet C, Tameire F, Evans MJ, Evans CP, Yang JC, Hann B, Koumenis C, Walter P, Carroll PR, Ruggero D. Development of a stress response therapy targeting aggressive prostate cancer. Sci Transl Med. 2018 May 02; 10(439).
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  11. Spratt DE, Zhang J, Santiago-Jiménez M, Dess RT, Davis JW, Den RB, Dicker AP, Kane CJ, Pollack A, Stoyanova R, Abdollah F, Ross AE, Cole A, Uchio E, Randall JM, Nguyen H, Zhao SG, Mehra R, Glass AG, Lam LLC, Chelliserry J, du Plessis M, Choeurng V, Aranes M, Kolisnik T, Margrave J, Alter J, Jordan J, Buerki C, Yousefi K, Haddad Z, Davicioni E, Trabulsi EJ, Loeb S, Tewari A, Carroll PR, Weinmann S, Schaeffer EM, Klein EA, Karnes RJ, Feng FY, Nguyen PL. Development and Validation of a Novel Integrated Clinical-Genomic Risk Group Classification for Localized Prostate Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2018 Feb 20; 36(6):581-590.
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  12. Garcia-Reyes K, Nguyen HG, Zagoria RJ, Shinohara K, Carroll PR, Behr SC, Westphalen AC. Impact of Lesion Visibility on Transrectal Ultrasound on the Prediction of Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer (Gleason Score 3 + 4 or Greater) with Transrectal Ultrasound-Magnetic Resonance Imaging Fusion Biopsy. J Urol. 2018 Mar; 199(3):699-705.
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  13. Nguyen HG, Welty C, Lindquist K, Ngo V, Gilbert E, Bengtsson H, Magi-Galluzzi C, Jean-Gilles J, Yao J, Cooperberg M, Messing E, Klein EA, Carroll PR, Paris PL. Validation of GEMCaP as a DNA Based Biomarker to Predict Prostate Cancer Recurrence after Radical Prostatectomy. J Urol. 2018 Mar; 199(3):719-725.
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  14. Leapman MS, Cowan JE, Nguyen HG, Shinohara KK, Perez N, Cooperberg MR, Catalona WJ, Carroll PR. Active Surveillance in Younger Men With Prostate Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2017 Jun 10; 35(17):1898-1904.
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  15. Nguyen HG, Punnen S, Cowan JE, Leapman M, Cary C, Welty C, Weinberg V, Cooperberg MR, Meng MV, Greene KL, Garcia M, Carroll PR. A Randomized Study of Intraoperative Autologous Retropubic Urethral Sling on Urinary Control after Robotic Assisted Radical Prostatectomy. J Urol. 2017 02; 197(2):369-375.
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  16. Tran GN, Leapman MS, Nguyen HG, Cowan JE, Shinohara K, Westphalen AC, Carroll PR. Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Ultrasound Fusion Biopsy During Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance. Eur Urol. 2017 08; 72(2):275-281.
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  17. Choi JY, Yang J, Noworolski SM, Behr S, Chang AJ, Simko JP, Nguyen HG, Carroll PR, Kurhanewicz J, Seo Y. 18F Fluorocholine Dynamic Time-of-Flight PET/MR Imaging in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Intermediate- to High-Risk Prostate Cancer: Initial Clinical-Pathologic Comparisons. Radiology. 2017 Feb; 282(2):429-436.
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  18. Leapman MS, Ameli N, Shinohara K, Nguyen HG, Meng MV, Cooperberg MR, Carroll PR. Validity of the Cancer of the Prostate Risk Assessment Score Derived From Targeted Biopsy: Modeling Evidence From Ultrasound Lesion-Directed Biopsy. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2017 02; 15(1):93-99.
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  19. Leapman MS, Nguyen HG, Cooperberg MR. Clinical Utility of Biomarkers in Localized Prostate Cancer. Curr Oncol Rep. 2016 May; 18(5):30.
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  20. Leapman MS, Nguyen HG. Editorial Comment. Urology. 2016 07; 93:84-5.
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