University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
John W. Park, MD

John W. Park, MD

Professor of Clinical Medicine; Director of Novel Therapeutics, Breast Oncology, UCSF

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Breast Oncology

Education

Harvard College, A.B., 1982, Biochemical Sciences
Stanford University School of Medicine, M.D., 1986, Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, 1996-1987, Internal Medicine
University of Calilfornia, Los Angeles, Residency, 1989, Internal Medicine
University of California San Francisco, Fellowship, 1992, Medical Oncology & Hematology


Professional Experience

  • 1990-1995
    Visiting Scientist, Dept. of Molecular Biology, Genentech, Inc.
  • 1992-1993
    Instructor in Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, UCSF
  • 1993-2003
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Div. of Hematology/Oncology, UCSF
  • 2003-present
    Director of Novel Therapeutics and Drug Development, Breast Oncology Program, UCSF
  • 2003-2010
    Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine & Neurosurgery, UCSF
  • 2010-present
    Professor of Clinical Medicine; Director of Novel Therapeutics, Breast Oncology

Honors & Awards

  • 1977
    National Merit Scholar
  • 1983
    cum laude in Biochemical Sciences, Harvard College
  • 1984
    Stanford Alumni Medical Student Scholar
  • 1992-1993
    Revlon-UCLA Research Fellowship
  • 1993-1994
    Young Investigator Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • 1994-1998
    Career Development Award, Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program

Selected Publications

  1. Bidard FC, Michiels S, Riethdorf S, Mueller V, Esserman LJ, Lucci A, Naume B, Horiguchi J, Gisbert-Criado R, Sleijfer S, Toi M, Garcia-Saenz JA, Hartkopf A, Generali D, Rothé F, Smerage J, Muinelo-Romay L, Stebbing J, Viens P, Magbanua MJM, Hall CS, Engebraaten O, Takata D, Vidal-Martínez J, Onstenk W, Fujisawa N, Diaz-Rubio E, Taran FA, Cappelletti MR, Ignatiadis M, Proudhon C, Wolf DM, Bauldry JB, Borgen E, Nagaoka R, Carañana V, Kraan J, Maestro M, Brucker SY, Weber K, Reyal F, Amara D, Karhade MG, Mathiesen RR, Tokiniwa H, Llombart-Cussac A, Meddis A, Blanche P, d'Hollander K, Park JW, Pierga JY, Pantel K. Circulating Tumor Cells in Breast Cancer Patients Treated by Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy: A Meta-analysis. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2018 04 12.
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  2. Magbanua MJM, Rugo HS, Wolf DM, Hauranieh L, Roy R, Pendyala P, Sosa EV, Scott JH, Lee JS, Pitcher B, Hyslop T, Barry WT, Isakoff SJ, Dickler M, Van't Veer L, Park JW. Expanded Genomic Profiling of Circulating Tumor Cells in Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients to Assess Biomarker Status and Biology Over Time (CALGB 40502 and CALGB 40503, Alliance). Clin Cancer Res. 2018 Mar 15; 24(6):1486-1499.
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  3. Zhou Y, Zou H, Yau C, Zhao L, Hall SC, Drummond DC, Farr-Jones S, Park JW, Benz CC, Marks JD. Discovery of internalizing antibodies to basal breast cancer cells. Protein Eng Des Sel. 2018 Jan 01; 31(1):17-28.
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  4. Gulbahce N, Magbanua MJM, Chin R, Agarwal MR, Luo X, Liu J, Hayden DM, Mao Q, Ciotlos S, Li Z, Chen Y, Chen X, Li Y, Zhang RY, Lee K, Tearle R, Park E, Drmanac S, Rugo HS, Park JW, Drmanac R, Peters BA. Quantitative Whole Genome Sequencing of Circulating Tumor Cells Enables Personalized Combination Therapy of Metastatic Cancer. Cancer Res. 2017 08 15; 77(16):4530-4541.
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  5. Melisko ME, Goldman ME, Hwang J, De Luca A, Fang S, Esserman LJ, Chien AJ, Park JW, Rugo HS. Vaginal Testosterone Cream vs Estradiol Vaginal Ring for Vaginal Dryness or Decreased Libido in Women Receiving Aromatase Inhibitors for Early-Stage Breast Cancer: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Oncol. 2017 Mar 01; 3(3):313-319.
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  6. Clarke JL, Molinaro AM, Cabrera JR, DeSilva AA, Rabbitt JE, Prey J, Drummond DC, Kim J, Noble C, Fitzgerald JB, Chang SM, Butowski NA, Taylor JW, Park JW, Prados MD. A phase 1 trial of intravenous liposomal irinotecan in patients with recurrent high-grade glioma. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2017 Mar; 79(3):603-610.
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  7. Pugia M, Magbanua MJM, Park JW. Automated Microfluidic Filtration and Immunocytochemistry Detection System for Capture and Enumeration of Circulating Tumor Cells and Other Rare Cell Populations in Blood. Methods Mol Biol. 2017; 1634:119-131.
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  8. Pugia M, Magbanua MJM, Park JW. Enrichment and Detection of Circulating Tumor Cells and Other Rare Cell Populations by Microfluidic Filtration. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2017; 994:119-131.
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  9. Magbanua MJM, Solanki TI, Ordonez AD, Hsiao F, Park JW. Enumeration of Circulating Tumor Cells and Disseminated Tumor Cells in Blood and Bone Marrow by Immunomagnetic Enrichment and Flow Cytometry (IE/FC). Methods Mol Biol. 2017; 1634:203-210.
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  10. Lee JS, Magbanua MJM, Park JW. Circulating tumor cells in breast cancer: applications in personalized medicine. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016 12; 160(3):411-424.
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  11. Park JW, Liu MC, Yee D, Yau C, van 't Veer LJ, Symmans WF, Paoloni M, Perlmutter J, Hylton NM, Hogarth M, DeMichele A, Buxton MB, Chien AJ, Wallace AM, Boughey JC, Haddad TC, Chui SY, Kemmer KA, Kaplan HG, Isaacs C, Nanda R, Tripathy D, Albain KS, Edmiston KK, Elias AD, Northfelt DW, Pusztai L, Moulder SL, Lang JE, Viscusi RK, Euhus DM, Haley BB, Khan QJ, Wood WC, Melisko M, Schwab R, Helsten T, Lyandres J, Davis SE, Hirst GL, Sanil A, Esserman LJ, Berry DA. Adaptive Randomization of Neratinib in Early Breast Cancer. N Engl J Med. 2016 Jul 07; 375(1):11-22.
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  12. Lee JS, Melisko ME, Magbanua MJ, Kablanian AT, Scott JH, Rugo HS, Park JW. Detection of cerebrospinal fluid tumor cells and its clinical relevance in leptomeningeal metastasis of breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2015 Nov; 154(2):339-49.
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  13. Magbanua MJ, Pugia M, Lee JS, Jabon M, Wang V, Gubens M, Marfurt K, Pence J, Sidhu H, Uzgiris A, Rugo HS, Park JW. A Novel Strategy for Detection and Enumeration of Circulating Rare Cell Populations in Metastatic Cancer Patients Using Automated Microfluidic Filtration and Multiplex Immunoassay. PLoS One. 2015; 10(10):e0141166.
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  14. Magbanua MJ, Das R, Polavarapu P, Park JW. Approaches to isolation and molecular characterization of disseminated tumor cells. Oncotarget. 2015 Oct 13; 6(31):30715-29.
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  15. Magbanua MJ, Wolf DM, Yau C, Davis SE, Crothers J, Au A, Haqq CM, Livasy C, Rugo HS. Serial expression analysis of breast tumors during neoadjuvant chemotherapy reveals changes in cell cycle and immune pathways associated with recurrence and response. Breast Cancer Res. 2015 May 29; 17:73.
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  16. Kelley RK, Magbanua MJ, Butler TM, Collisson EA, Hwang J, Sidiropoulos N, Evason K, McWhirter RM, Hameed B, Wayne EM, Yao FY, Venook AP, Park JW. Circulating tumor cells in hepatocellular carcinoma: a pilot study of detection, enumeration, and next-generation sequencing in cases and controls. BMC Cancer. 2015 Mar 31; 15:206.
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  17. DeMichele A, Yee D, Berry DA, Albain KS, Benz CC, Boughey J, Buxton M, Chia SK, Chien AJ, Chui SY, Clark A, Edmiston K, Elias AD, Forero-Torres A, Haddad TC, Haley B, Haluska P, Hylton NM, Isaacs C, Kaplan H, Korde L, Leyland-Jones B, Liu MC, Melisko M, Minton SE, Moulder SL, Nanda R, Olopade OI, Paoloni M, Park JW, Parker BA, Perlmutter J, Petricoin EF, Rugo H, Symmans F, Tripathy D, van't Veer LJ, Viscusi RK, Wallace A, Wolf D, Yau C, Esserman LJ. The Neoadjuvant Model Is Still the Future for Drug Development in Breast Cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2015 Jul 01; 21(13):2911-5.
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  18. Magbanua MJ, Carey LA, DeLuca A, Hwang J, Scott JH, Rimawi MF, Mayer EL, Marcom PK, Liu MC, Esteva FJ, Park JW, Rugo HS. Circulating tumor cell analysis in metastatic triple-negative breast cancers. Clin Cancer Res. 2015 Mar 01; 21(5):1098-105.
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  19. Lang JE, Scott JH, Wolf DM, Novak P, Punj V, Magbanua MJ, Zhu W, Mineyev N, Haqq CM, Crothers JR, Esserman LJ, Tripathy D, van 't Veer L, Park JW. Expression profiling of circulating tumor cells in metastatic breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2015 Jan; 149(1):121-31.
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  20. Magbanua MJ, Park JW. Advances in genomic characterization of circulating tumor cells. Cancer Metastasis Rev. 2014 Sep; 33(2-3):757-69.
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