University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Franklin W. Huang, MD, PhD

Franklin W. Huang, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, UCSF

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Prostate Cancer

Education

  • Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, AB, 06/99, Biology
  • Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, MD, 05/08, Medicine
  • Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, PhD, 06/07, Genetics

Honors & Awards

  • 2015
    DFCI Community Service Award
  • 2015
    Partners in Excellence Award
  • 2014
    Prostate Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Award
  • 2014
    American Society of Clinical Oncology Young Investigator Award
  • 2013
    John R. Svenson Fellowship in Genomics
  • 2006
    Medical Scientist Training Program Award
  • 2006
    Albert J. Ryan Foundation Fellow
  • 2004
    International Bioiron Society Travel Award
  • 2001
    Forum for International Health and Tropical Medicine Travel Award

Selected Publications

  1. Hadi K, Yao X, Behr JM, Deshpande A, Xanthopoulakis C, Tian H, Kudman S, Rosiene J, Darmofal M, DeRose J, Mortensen R, Adney EM, Shaiber A, Gajic Z, Sigouros M, Eng K, Wala JA, Wrzeszczynski KO, Arora K, Shah M, Emde AK, Felice V, Frank MO, Darnell RB, Ghandi M, Huang F, Dewhurst S, Maciejowski J, de Lange T, Setton J, Riaz N, Reis-Filho JS, Powell S, Knowles DA, Reznik E, Mishra B, Beroukhim R, Zody MC, Robine N, Oman KM, Sanchez CA, Kuhner MK, Smith LP, Galipeau PC, Paulson TG, Reid BJ, Li X, Wilkes D, Sboner A, Mosquera JM, Elemento O, Imielinski M. Distinct Classes of Complex Structural Variation Uncovered across Thousands of Cancer Genome Graphs. Cell. 2020 Oct 01; 183(1):197-210.e32.
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  2. Zhao SG, Chen WS, Li H, Foye A, Zhang M, Sjöström M, Aggarwal R, Playdle D, Liao A, Alumkal JJ, Das R, Chou J, Hua JT, Barnard TJ, Bailey AM, Chow ED, Perry MD, Dang HX, Yang R, Moussavi-Baygi R, Zhang L, Alshalalfa M, Laura Chang S, Houlahan KE, Shiah YJ, Beer TM, Thomas G, Chi KN, Gleave M, Zoubeidi A, Reiter RE, Rettig MB, Witte O, Yvonne Kim M, Fong L, Spratt DE, Morgan TM, Bose R, Huang FW, Li H, Chesner L, Shenoy T, Goodarzi H, Asangani IA, Sandhu S, Lang JM, Mahajan NP, Lara PN, Evans CP, Febbo P, Batzoglou S, Knudsen KE, He HH, Huang J, Zwart W, Costello JF, Luo J, Tomlins SA, Wyatt AW, Dehm SM, Ashworth A, Gilbert LA, Boutros PC, Farh K, Chinnaiyan AM, Maher CA, Small EJ, Quigley DA, Feng FY. The DNA methylation landscape of advanced prostate cancer. Nat Genet. 2020 08; 52(8):778-789.
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  3. Koga Y, Song H, Chalmers ZR, Newberg J, Kim E, Carrot-Zhang J, Piou D, Polak P, Abdulkadir SA, Ziv E, Meyerson M, Frampton GM, Campbell JD, Huang FW. Genomic Profiling of Prostate Cancers from Men with African and European Ancestry. Clin Cancer Res. 2020 Sep 01; 26(17):4651-4660.
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  4. Rencsok EM, Bazzi LA, McKay RR, Huang FW, Friedant A, Vinson J, Peisch S, Zarif JC, Simmons S, Hawthorne K, Villanti P, Kantoff PW, Heath E, George DJ, Mucci LA. Diversity of Enrollment in Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials: Current Status and Future Directions. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2020 Jul; 29(7):1374-1380.
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  5. Stern JL, Paucek RD, Huang FW, Ghandi M, Nwumeh R, Costello JC, Cech TR. Allele-Specific DNA Methylation and Its Interplay with Repressive Histone Marks at Promoter-Mutant TERT Genes. Cell Rep. 2020 May 26; 31(8):107718.
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  6. Song H, Seddighzadeh B, Cooperberg MR, Huang FW. Expression of ACE2, the SARS-CoV-2 Receptor, and TMPRSS2 in Prostate Epithelial Cells. Eur Urol. 2020 Aug; 78(2):296-298.
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  7. Schleimer LE, Desameau PG, Damuse R, Olsen M, Manzo V, Cardenas C, Mehrtash H, Krakauer EL, Masamba L, Wang C, Bhatt AS, Shulman LN, Huang FW. Assessing and Addressing the Need for Cancer Patient Education in a Resource-Limited Setting in Haiti. Oncologist. 2020 Apr 25.
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  8. Song H, Seddighzadeh B, Cooperberg MR, Huang FW. Expression of ACE2, the SARS-CoV-2 receptor, and TMPRSS2 in prostate epithelial cells. bioRxiv. 2020 Apr 25.
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  9. Stern JL, Hibshman G, Hu K, Ferrara SE, Costello JC, Kim W, Tamayo P, Cech TR, Huang FW. Mesenchymal and MAPK Expression Signatures Associate with Telomerase Promoter Mutations in Multiple Cancers. Mol Cancer Res. 2020 07; 18(7):1050-1062.
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  10. Schwab ME, Song H, Mattis A, Phelps A, Vu LT, Huang FW, Nijagal A. De novo somatic mutations and KRAS amplification are associated with cholangiocarcinoma in a patient with a history of choledochal cyst. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Mar 24.
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  11. Ghandi M, Huang FW, Jané-Valbuena J, Kryukov GV, Lo CC, McDonald ER, Barretina J, Gelfand ET, Bielski CM, Li H, Hu K, Andreev-Drakhlin AY, Kim J, Hess JM, Haas BJ, Aguet F, Weir BA, Rothberg MV, Paolella BR, Lawrence MS, Akbani R, Lu Y, Tiv HL, Gokhale PC, de Weck A, Mansour AA, Oh C, Shih J, Hadi K, Rosen Y, Bistline J, Venkatesan K, Reddy A, Sonkin D, Liu M, Lehar J, Korn JM, Porter DA, Jones MD, Golji J, Caponigro G, Taylor JE, Dunning CM, Creech AL, Warren AC, McFarland JM, Zamanighomi M, Kauffmann A, Stransky N, Imielinski M, Maruvka YE, Cherniack AD, Tsherniak A, Vazquez F, Jaffe JD, Lane AA, Weinstock DM, Johannessen CM, Morrissey MP, Stegmeier F, Schlegel R, Hahn WC, Getz G, Mills GB, Boehm JS, Golub TR, Garraway LA, Sellers WR. Next-generation characterization of the Cancer Cell Line Encyclopedia. Nature. 2019 05; 569(7757):503-508.
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  12. Mahal BA, Huang FW. Racial Disparities in Low-Risk Prostate Cancer-Reply. JAMA. 2019 05 07; 321(17):1727-1728.
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  13. Huang FW, Feng FY. A Tumor-Agnostic NTRK (TRK) Inhibitor. Cell. 2019 03 21; 177(1):8.
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  14. Mahal BA, Alshalalfa M, Spratt DE, Davicioni E, Zhao SG, Feng FY, Rebbeck TR, Nguyen PL, Huang FW. Prostate Cancer Genomic-risk Differences Between African-American and White Men Across Gleason Scores. Eur Urol. 2019 06; 75(6):1038-1040.
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  15. Mahal BA, Berman RA, Taplin ME, Huang FW. Prostate Cancer-Specific Mortality Across Gleason Scores in Black vs Nonblack Men. JAMA. 2018 12 18; 320(23):2479-2481.
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  16. Huang FW. Towards Greater Inclusion in Cancer Genomics Studies. Cancer Res. 2018 12 15; 78(24):6726-6727.
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  17. Armenia J, Wankowicz SAM, Liu D, Gao J, Kundra R, Reznik E, Chatila WK, Chakravarty D, Han GC, Coleman I, Montgomery B, Pritchard C, Morrissey C, Barbieri CE, Beltran H, Sboner A, Zafeiriou Z, Miranda S, Bielski CM, Penson AV, Tolonen C, Huang FW, Robinson D, Wu YM, Lonigro R, Garraway LA, Demichelis F, Kantoff PW, Taplin ME, Abida W, Taylor BS, Scher HI, Nelson PS, de Bono JS, Rubin MA, Sawyers CL, Chinnaiyan AM, Schultz N, Van Allen EM. The long tail of oncogenic drivers in prostate cancer. Nat Genet. 2018 05; 50(5):645-651.
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  18. Stern JL, Paucek RD, Huang FW, Ghandi M, Nwumeh R, Costello JC, Cech TR. Allele-Specific DNA Methylation and Its Interplay with Repressive Histone Marks at Promoter-Mutant TERT Genes. Cell Rep. 2017 12 26; 21(13):3700-3707.
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  19. Dhingra P, Martinez-Fundichely A, Berger A, Huang FW, Forbes AN, Liu EM, Liu D, Sboner A, Tamayo P, Rickman DS, Rubin MA, Khurana E. Identification of novel prostate cancer drivers using RegNetDriver: a framework for integration of genetic and epigenetic alterations with tissue-specific regulatory network. Genome Biol. 2017 07 27; 18(1):141.
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  20. Huang FW, Mosquera JM, Garofalo A, Oh C, Baco M, Amin-Mansour A, Rabasha B, Bahl S, Mullane SA, Robinson BD, Aldubayan S, Khani F, Karir B, Kim E, Chimene-Weiss J, Hofree M, Romanel A, Osborne JR, Kim JW, Azabdaftari G, Woloszynska-Read A, Sfanos K, De Marzo AM, Demichelis F, Gabriel S, Van Allen EM, Mesirov J, Tamayo P, Rubin MA, Powell IJ, Garraway LA. Exome Sequencing of African-American Prostate Cancer Reveals Loss-of-Function ERF Mutations. Cancer Discov. 2017 09; 7(9):973-983.
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