Research Summary

Dr. Robert E. Goldsby is a pediatric cancer specialist at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals. He directs the UCSF Survivors of Childhood Cancer Program, which provides care and long-term follow-up for patients who had cancer in childhood. One of his particular areas of interest is treating young patients with high-risk sarcomas.

Goldsby has received numerous awards and grants, including grants from the American Cancer Society and Hope Street Kids.

    Research Funding

    • September 17, 1997 - August 31, 2002 - POLYMERASE PROOFREADING AND MUTAGENESIS, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH/NCI, Sponsor Award ID: K08CA072731
    • September 17, 1997 - August 31, 2002 - POLYMERASE PROOFREADING AND MUTAGENESIS, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: K08CA072731


    University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 1985, Neurobiology
    University of Vermont, Burlington, M.D., 1991, Medicine

    Honors & Awards

    • 1988
      Summer Research Fellowship Award
    • 1992
      Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners (#404330)American Cancer Society
    • 1994
      Certified, American Board of Pediatrics (#237231)
    • 1994-95
      American Cancer Society Clinical Fellowship Award (94-220-1)
    • 1995
      Fellow, American Association of Cancer Research Molecular Biology Workshop
    • 1995-96
      NSRA Institutional Training Grant ( 2 T32 DKO7115-21)
    • 1996-97
      Leukemia Society of America Fellowship Research Grant (5119-97)
    • 1997-02
      Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award (K08-CA72731)
    • 1999
      Certified, Pediatric Hem/Onc Subspecialty Board
    • 1999
      University of Utah Seed Grant
    • 1999
      Young Investigator, American Association of Cancer Research Clinical Trial Development Workshop
    • 2001-02
      Hope Street Kids Grant
    • 2001-03
      American Cancer Society Grant (RPG-00-299-01-GMC)
    • 2002
      Summer Clinical Research Workshop July 30 September 12
    • 2002-03
      Advanced Training in Clinical Research (ATCR) Certificate Program

    Selected Publications

    1. Pyke-Grimm KA, Franck LS, Halpern-Felsher B, Goldsby RE, Rehm RS 3 Dimensions of Treatment Decision Making in Adolescents and Young Adults With Cancer.  View on PubMed
    2. Lavergne V, Sabnis A, Tupule A, Davidson PR, Kline C, Matthay K, Nicolaides T, Goldsby R, Braunstein S, Fogh SE, Sneed PK, Menzel P, Nakamura A, DuBois SG, Haas-Kogan DA, Nakamura JL Germline MUTYH Mutation in a Pediatric Cancer Survivor Developing a Secondary Malignancy.  View on PubMed
    3. Lucas TL, Mustain R, Goldsby RE Frequency of face touching with and without a mask in pediatric hematology/oncology health care professionals.  View on PubMed
    4. Murphy P, Levine A, Lerma T, Young S, Hwang J, Goldsby R A portable survivorship care plan: a tool that helps educate and improve knowledge in childhood cancer survivors.  View on PubMed
    5. Penumarthy NL, Goldsby RE, Shiboski SC, Wustrack R, Murphy P, Winestone LE Insurance impacts survival for children, adolescents, and young adults with bone and soft tissue sarcomas.  View on PubMed
    6. Dirksen U, Brennan B, Le Deley MC, Cozic N, van den Berg H, Bhadri V, Brichard B, Claude L, Craft A, Amler S, Gaspar N, Gelderblom H, Goldsby R, Gorlick R, Grier HE, Guinbretiere JM, Hauser P, Hjorth L, Janeway K, Juergens H, Judson I, Krailo M, Kruseova J, Kuehne T, Ladenstein R, Lervat C, Lessnick SL, Lewis I, Linassier C, Marec-Berard P, Marina N, Morland B, Pacquement H, Paulussen M, Randall RL, Ranft A, Le Teuff G, Wheatley K, Whelan J, Womer R, Oberlin O, Hawkins DS High-Dose Chemotherapy Compared With Standard Chemotherapy and Lung Radiation in Ewing Sarcoma With Pulmonary Metastases: Results of the European Ewing Tumour Working Initiative of National Groups, 99 Trial and EWING 2008.  View on PubMed
    7. Neela Lakshmi Penumarthy, Robert Goldsby, Lena Penumarthy Impact of low-income public insurance on survival for children and young adults with bone and soft tissue sarcomas.  View on PubMed
    8. Smeland S, Bielack SS, Whelan J, Bernstein M, Hogendoorn P, Krailo MD, Gorlick R, Janeway KA, Ingleby FC, Anninga J, Antal I, Arndt C, Brown KLB, Butterfass-Bahloul T, Calaminus G, Capra M, Dhooge C, Eriksson M, Flanagan AM, Friedel G, Gebhardt MC, Gelderblom H, Goldsby R, Grier HE, Grimer R, Hawkins DS, Hecker-Nolting S, Sundby Hall K, Isakoff MS, Jovic G, Kühne T, Kager L, von Kalle T, Kabickova E, Lang S, Lau CC, Leavey PJ, Lessnick SL, Mascarenhas L, Mayer-Steinacker R, Meyers PA, Nagarajan R, Randall RL, Reichardt P, Renard M, Rechnitzer C, Schwartz CL, Strauss S, Teot L, Timmermann B, Sydes MR, Marina N Survival and prognosis with osteosarcoma: outcomes in more than 2000 patients in the EURAMOS-1 (European and American Osteosarcoma Study) cohort.  View on PubMed
    9. Pyke-Grimm KA, Franck LS, Patterson Kelly K, Halpern-Felsher B, Goldsby RE, Kleiman A, Rehm RS Treatment Decision-Making Involvement in Adolescents and Young Adults With Cancer.  View on PubMed
    10. Isakoff MS, Goldsby R, Villaluna D, Krailo MD, Hingorani P, Collier A, Morris CD, Kolb EA, Doski JJ, Womer RB, Gorlick R, Janeway KA A phase II study of eribulin in recurrent or refractory osteosarcoma: A report from the Children's Oncology Group.  View on PubMed
    11. Coccia PF, Pappo AS, Beaupin L, Borges VF, Borinstein SC, Chugh R, Dinner S, Folbrecht J, Frazier AL, Goldsby R, Gubin A, Hayashi R, Huang MS, Link MP, Livingston JA, Matloub Y, Millard F, Oeffinger KC, Puccetti D, Reed D, Robinson S, Rosenberg AR, Sanft T, Spraker-Perlman HL, von Mehren M, Wechsler DS, Whelan KF, Yeager N, Gurski LA, Shead DA Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology, Version 2.2018, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology.  View on PubMed
    12. Goldsby RE, Stratton KL, Raber S, Ablin A, Strong LC, Oeffinger K, Sklar CA, Armstrong GT, Robison LL, Bhatia S, Leisenring WM Long-term sequelae in survivors of childhood leukemia with Down syndrome: A childhood cancer survivor study report.  View on PubMed
    13. Eric Chang, Robert Goldsby, Sabine Mueller, Anu Banerjee Late Effects of Treatment and Palliative Care.  View on PubMed
    14. Balkin EM, Ort K, Goldsby R, Duvall J, Kim CD Pocket Reference Card Improves Pediatric Resident Comfort in Caring for Children at End of Life.  View on PubMed
    15. Sherborne AL, Lavergne V, Yu K, Lee L, Davidson PR, Mazor T, Smirnoff IV, Horvai AE, Loh M, DuBois SG, Goldsby RE, Neglia JP, Hammond S, Robison LL, Wustrack R, Costello JF, Nakamura AO, Shannon KM, Bhatia S, Nakamura JL Somatic and Germline TP53 Alterations in Second Malignant Neoplasms from Pediatric Cancer Survivors.  View on PubMed
    16. Marina NM, Smeland S, Bielack SS, Bernstein M, Jovic G, Krailo MD, Hook JM, Arndt C, van den Berg H, Brennan B, Brichard B, Brown KLB, Butterfass-Bahloul T, Calaminus G, Daldrup-Link HE, Eriksson M, Gebhardt MC, Gelderblom H, Gerss J, Goldsby R, Goorin A, Gorlick R, Grier HE, Hale JP, Hall KS, Hardes J, Hawkins DS, Helmke K, Hogendoorn PCW, Isakoff MS, Janeway KA, Jürgens H, Kager L, Kühne T, Lau CC, Leavey PJ, Lessnick SL, Mascarenhas L, Meyers PA, Mottl H, Nathrath M, Papai Z, Randall RL, Reichardt P, Renard M, Safwat AA, Schwartz CL, Stevens MCG, Strauss SJ, Teot L, Werner M, Sydes MR, Whelan JS Comparison of MAPIE versus MAP in patients with a poor response to preoperative chemotherapy for newly diagnosed high-grade osteosarcoma (EURAMOS-1): an open-label, international, randomised controlled trial.  View on PubMed
    17. Roddy E, Sear K, Felton E, Tamrazi B, Gauvain K, Torkildson J, Buono BD, Samuel D, Haas-Kogan DA, Chen J, Goldsby RE, Banerjee A, Lupo JM, Molinaro AM, Fullerton HJ, Mueller S Presence of cerebral microbleeds is associated with worse executive function in pediatric brain tumor survivors.  View on PubMed
    18. Erika Roddy, Katherine Sear, Erin Felton, Benita Tamrazi, Karen Gauvain, Joseph Torkildson, Benedict Del Buono, David Samuel, Daphne Haas-Kogan, Josephine Chen, Robert Goldsby, Anu Banerjee, Janine Lupo, Annette Molinaro, Heather Fullerton, Sabine Mueller RO-02CEREBRAL MICROBLEEDS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH WORSE EXECUTIVE FUNCTION IN PEDIATRIC BRAIN TUMOR SURVIVORS.  View on PubMed
    19. Bent MA, Padilla BE, Goldsby RE, DuBois SG Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Pediatric Patients with Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor.  View on PubMed
    20. Davenport JR, Vo KT, Goldsby R, West DC, DuBois SG Conditional Survival and Predictors of Late Death in Patients With Ewing Sarcoma.  View on PubMed

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