University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
John Gordan, MD, PhD

John Gordan, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology, UCSF

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Experimental Therapeutics


Harvard College, Cambridge, MA, BA, 06/2001, Biochemistry
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, PhD, 12/2007, Cancer Biology
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, MD, 05/2009, Medicine
UC San Francisco, Resident, 06/2011, Internal Medicine
UC San Francisco, Clinical Fellow, 07/12, Hematology/Oncology

Professional Experience

  • 2009-2011
    Resident, Internal Medicine and Molecular Medicine Training Program, UCSF
  • 2011-2015
    Fellow, Division of Hematology/Oncology, UCSF, Research phase in the laboratory of Kevan Shokat
  • 2015 - present
    Adjunct Instructor, Division of Hematology/Oncology, UCSF

Honors & Awards

  • 2007
    Nachmias Thimann Prize for Outstanding Graduate Research in Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Pennsylvania
  • 2008
    AACR-GlaxoSmithKline Outstanding Clinical Scholars Award
  • 2008
    Saul Winegrad Award for Outstanding Dissertation in Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Pennsylvania
  • 2008
    AOA Medical Honor Society.
  • 2009
    Kanovsky Prize for the best medical student entering Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.
  • 2015
    American Society for Clinical Oncology Young Investigator Award
  • 2016
    Finalist, Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award for Medical Scientists
  • 2017
    Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation Research Fellowship