University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
James D. Marks, MD, PhD

James D. Marks, MD, PhD

Professor, Departments of Anesthesia and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, UCSF

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Non-aligned

Education

University of California, Berkeley, Biochemistry
University of California, San Francisco, M.D., 1979, Medicine
Medical Research Council, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, England, Ph.D., 1992, Molecular Biology


Professional Experience

  • 1979-1982
    Residency in Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
  • 1982-1983
    Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
  • 1983-1984
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
  • 1984-1986
    Residency in Anesthesia, University of California, San Francisco
  • 1986-1989
    Assistant Professor of Anesthesia and Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
  • 1992-1994
    Assistant Professor of Anesthesia and Pharmaceutical Chemistry;
  • 1994-1998
    Associate Professor of Anesthesia and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • 1997-present
    Director, Medical-Surgical Intensive Care Unit, San Francisco General Hospital
  • 1998-present
    Professor of Anesthesia and Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Honors & Awards

  • (1975)
    Phi Beta Kappa
  • (1979)
    Alpha Omega Alpha
  • (1994)
    Beckman Young Investigator Award
  • (1995, 1996)
    CaPCURE Research Award

Selected Publications

  1. Tam EM, Fulton RB, Sampson JF, Muda M, Camblin A, Richards J, Koshkaryev A, Tang J, Kurella V, Jiao Y, Xu L, Zhang K, Kohli N, Luus L, Hutto E, Kumar S, Lulo J, Paragas V, Wong C, Suchy J, Grabow S, Dugast AS, Zhang H, Depis F, Feau S, Jakubowski A, Qiao W, Craig G, Razlog M, Qiu J, Zhou Y, Marks JD, Croft M, Drummond DC, Raue A. Antibody-mediated targeting of TNFR2 activates CD8+ T cells in mice and promotes antitumor immunity. Sci Transl Med. 2019 Oct 02; 11(512).
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  2. Espinoza Y, Wong D, Ahene A, Der K, Martinez Z, Pham J, Cobb RR, Farr-Jones S, Marks JD, Tomic MT. Pharmacokinetics of Human Recombinant Anti-Botulinum Toxin Antibodies in Rats. Toxins (Basel). 2019 Jun 17; 11(6).
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  3. Tomic MT, Espinoza Y, Martinez Z, Pham K, Cobb RR, Snow DM, Earnhart CG, Pals T, Syar ES, Niemuth N, Kobs DJ, Farr-Jones S, Marks JD. Monoclonal Antibody Combinations Prevent Serotype A and Serotype B Inhalational Botulism in a Guinea Pig Model. Toxins (Basel). 2019 Apr 06; 11(4).
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  4. Kamoun WS, Kirpotin DB, Huang ZR, Tipparaju SK, Noble CO, Hayes ME, Luus L, Koshkaryev A, Kim J, Olivier K, Kornaga T, Oyama S, Askoxylakis V, Pien C, Kuesters G, Dumont N, Lugovskoy AA, Schihl SA, Wilton JH, Geddie ML, Suchy J, Grabow S, Kohli N, Reynolds CP, Blaydes R, Zhou Y, Sawyer AJ, Marks JD, Drummond DC. Antitumour activity and tolerability of an EphA2-targeted nanotherapeutic in multiple mouse models. Nat Biomed Eng. 2019 Apr; 3(4):264-280.
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  5. Lou J, Marks JD. Botulinum Neurotoxins (BoNTs)-Antibody and Vaccine. Toxins (Basel). 2018 Nov 26; 10(12).
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  6. Takasaka N, Seed RI, Cormier A, Bondesson AJ, Lou J, Elattma A, Ito S, Yanagisawa H, Hashimoto M, Ma R, Levine MD, Publicover J, Potts R, Jespersen JM, Campbell MG, Conrad F, Marks JD, Cheng Y, Baron JL, Nishimura SL. Integrin avß8-expressing tumor cells evade host immunity by regulating TGF-ß activation in immune cells. JCI Insight. 2018 10 18; 3(20).
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  7. Wijesuriya SD, Pongo E, Tomic M, Zhang F, Garcia-Rodriquez C, Conrad F, Farr-Jones S, Marks JD, Horwitz AH. Antibody engineering to improve manufacturability. Protein Expr Purif. 2018 09; 149:75-83.
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  8. Garcia-Rodriguez C, Razai A, Geren IN, Lou J, Conrad F, Wen WH, Farr-Jones S, Smith TJ, Brown JL, Skerry JC, Smith LA, Marks JD. A Three Monoclonal Antibody Combination Potently Neutralizes Multiple Botulinum Neurotoxin Serotype E Subtypes. Toxins (Basel). 2018 03 01; 10(3).
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  9. Lou J, Wen W, Conrad F, Meng Q, Dong J, Sun Z, Garcia-Rodriguez C, Farr-Jones S, Cheng LW, Henderson TD, Brown JL, Smith TJ, Smith LA, Cormier A, Marks JD. A Single Tri-Epitopic Antibody Virtually Recapitulates the Potency of a Combination of Three Monoclonal Antibodies in Neutralization of Botulinum Neurotoxin Serotype A. Toxins (Basel). 2018 02 15; 10(2).
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  10. 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 01 01; 31(1):17-28.
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  11. Fan Y, Garcia-Rodriguez C, Lou J, Wen W, Conrad F, Zhai W, Smith TJ, Smith LA, Marks JD. A three monoclonal antibody combination potently neutralizes multiple botulinum neurotoxin serotype F subtypes. PLoS One. 2017; 12(3):e0174187.
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  12. Geddie ML, Kohli N, Kirpotin DB, Razlog M, Jiao Y, Kornaga T, Rennard R, Xu L, Schoerberl B, Marks JD, Drummond DC, Lugovskoy AA. Improving the developability of an anti-EphA2 single-chain variable fragment for nanoparticle targeting. MAbs. 2017 01; 9(1):58-67.
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  13. Peyton C, Yang E, Msall ME, Adde L, Støen R, Fjørtoft T, Bos AF, Einspieler C, Zhou Y, Schreiber MD, Marks JD, Drobyshevsky A. White Matter Injury and General Movements in High-Risk Preterm Infants. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2017 Jan; 38(1):162-169.
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  14. Fan Y, Barash JR, Lou J, Conrad F, Marks JD, Arnon SS. Immunological Characterization and Neutralizing Ability of Monoclonal Antibodies Directed Against Botulinum Neurotoxin Type H. J Infect Dis. 2016 May 15; 213(10):1606-14.
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  15. Krombach JW, Marks JD, Dubowitz G, Radke OC. Development and Implementation of Checklists for Routine Anesthesia Care: A Proposal for Improving Patient Safety. Anesth Analg. 2015 Oct; 121(4):1097-103.
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  16. Le Gall M, Crépin R, Neiveyans M, Auclair C, Fan Y, Zhou Y, Marks JD, Pèlegrin A, Poul MA. Neutralization of KIT Oncogenic Signaling in Leukemia with Antibodies Targeting KIT Membrane Proximal Domain 5. Mol Cancer Ther. 2015 Nov; 14(11):2595-605.
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  17. Fan Y, Dong J, Lou J, Wen W, Conrad F, Geren IN, Garcia-Rodriguez C, Smith TJ, Smith LA, Ho M, Pires-Alves M, Wilson BA, Marks JD. Monoclonal Antibodies that Inhibit the Proteolytic Activity of Botulinum Neurotoxin Serotype/B. Toxins (Basel). 2015 Aug 26; 7(9):3405-23.
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  18. Krombach JW, Edwards WA, Marks JD, Radke OC. Checklists and Other Cognitive Aids For Emergency And Routine Anesthesia Care-A Survey on the Perception of Anesthesia Providers From a Large Academic US Institution. Anesth Pain Med. 2015 Aug; 5(4):e26300.
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  19. Seldon TA, Pryor R, Palkova A, Jones ML, Verma ND, Findova M, Braet K, Sheng Y, Fan Y, Zhou EY, Marks JD, Munro T, Mahler SM, Barnard RT, Fromm PD, Silveira PA, Elgundi Z, Ju X, Clark GJ, Bradstock KF, Munster DJ, Hart DN. Immunosuppressive human anti-CD83 monoclonal antibody depletion of activated dendritic cells in transplantation. Leukemia. 2016 Mar; 30(3):692-700.
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  20. Fan Y, Geren IN, Dong J, Lou J, Wen W, Conrad F, Smith TJ, Smith LA, Ho M, Pires-Alves M, Wilson BA, Marks JD. Monoclonal Antibodies Targeting the Alpha-Exosite of Botulinum Neurotoxin Serotype/A Inhibit Catalytic Activity. PLoS One. 2015; 10(8):e0135306.
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