Nancy Greenland, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomic Pathology, UCSF; Pathologist, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Health Care System

Cancer Center Program Membership

Prostate Cancer


  • Columbia University, BA, 05/2005, Chemistry
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, PhD, 06/2010, Chemistry
  • Stanford University School of Medicine, MD, 06/2014, Medicine
  • University of California, San Francisco, Residency, 06/2018, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
  • University of California, San Francisco, Fellowship, 06/2019, Cytopathology
  • University of California, San Francisco, Fellowship, 11/2019, Surgical Pathology

Selected Publications

  1. Greenland NY, Van Ziffle JA, Liu YC, Qi Z, Prakash S, Wang L Genomic analysis in myeloid sarcoma and comparison with paired acute myeloid leukemia.  View on PubMed
  2. Greenland NY, Wolsky RJ, Darragh TM, Vohra P Gastric-type endocervical adenocarcinoma and cervical cytology: Experience at a general hospital and review of the literature.  View on PubMed
  3. Dugger DT, Fung M, Hays SR, Singer JP, Kleinhenz ME, Leard LE, Golden JA, Shah RJ, Lee JS, Deiter F, Greenland NY, Jones KD, Langelier CR, Greenland JR Chronic lung allograft dysfunction small airways reveal a lymphocytic inflammation gene signature.  View on PubMed
  4. Greenland NY, Cowan JE, Chan E, Carroll PR, Stohr BA, Simko JP Prostate biopsy histopathologic features correlate with a commercial gene expression assay's reclassification of patient NCCN risk category.  View on PubMed
  5. F. Deiter, J. Hoover, N.Y. Greenland, Z.G. Laszik, J.A. Golden, J.P. Singer, S.R. Hays, J.R. Greenland Inflammation on BAL Cytology is Associated with Infection, Rejection, and Decreased CLAD-Free Survival.  View on PubMed
  6. Greenland NY, Cowan JE, Zhang L, Carroll PR, Chan E, Stohr BA, Simko JP Expansile cribriform Gleason pattern 4 has histopathologic and molecular features of aggressiveness and greater risk of biochemical failure compared to glomerulation Gleason pattern 4.  View on PubMed
  7. Greenland NY, Zhang L, Cowan JE, Carroll PR, Stohr BA, Simko JP Correlation of a Commercial Genomic Risk Classifier with Histological Patterns in Prostate Cancer.  View on PubMed
  8. Greenland JR, Wang P, Brotman JJ, Ahuja R, Chong TA, Kleinhenz ME, Leard LE, Golden JA, Hays SR, Kukreja J, Singer JP, Rajalingam R, Jones K, Laszik ZG, Trivedi NN, Greenland NY, Blanc PD Gene signatures common to allograft rejection are associated with lymphocytic bronchitis.  View on PubMed
  9. Kyle Brian Zuniga, Samuel L. Washington, Jeffry Simko, Nancy Greenland, Bradley A. Stohr, Janet E. Cowan, Imelda Tenggara, Martina Maggi, June M. Chan, Matthew R. Cooperberg, Peter Carroll Cribriform pattern, Genomic Prostate Score, and adverse pathology at radical prostatectomy in a cohort of prostate cancer patients initially on active surveillance.  View on PubMed
  10. Abrahams CL, Li X, Embry M, Yu A, Krimm S, Krueger S, Greenland NY, Wen KW, Jones C, DeAlmeida V, Solis WA, Matheny S, Kline T, Yam AY, Stafford R, Wiita AP, Hallam T, Lupher M, Molina A Targeting CD74 in multiple myeloma with the novel, site-specific antibody-drug conjugate STRO-001.  View on PubMed
  11. Liu SY, Joseph NM, Ravindranathan A, Stohr BA, Greenland NY, Vohra P, Hosfield E, Yeh I, Talevich E, Onodera C, Van Ziffle JA, Grenert JP, Bastian BC, Chen YY, Krings G Genomic profiling of malignant phyllodes tumors reveals aberrations in FGFR1 and PI-3 kinase/RAS signaling pathways and provides insights into intratumoral heterogeneity.  View on PubMed
  12. Lee HY, Yerkes N, O'Connor SE Aza-tryptamine substrates in monoterpene indole alkaloid biosynthesis.  View on PubMed
  13. Bernhardt P, Yerkes N, O'Connor SE Bypassing stereoselectivity in the early steps of alkaloid biosynthesis.  View on PubMed
  14. Yerkes N, Wu JX, McCoy E, Galan MC, Chen S, O'Connor SE Substrate specificity and diastereoselectivity of strictosidine glucosidase, a key enzyme in monoterpene indole alkaloid biosynthesis.  View on PubMed
  15. Zhou W, Yerkes N, Chruma JJ, Liu L, Breslow R Chiral polyamines from reduction of polypeptides: asymmetric pyridoxamine-mediated transaminations.  View on PubMed

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