Research laboratory of Deanna Kroetz, PhD
Pharmacogenomics and Molecular Pharmacology Laboratory

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Principal investigator

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Kroetz

Deanna L. Kroetz, PhD
Principal Investigator
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Understanding the genetic and molecular basis of interindividual variability in drug response and the role of cytochrome P450 eicosanoids in renal injury

Laboratory staff

Lu

Peter Lu
Administrative Analyst
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Senior researchers

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Lee

Sulggi Lee, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
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Studying the contribution of host genetics to response to HIV treatment using genome-wide association studies and exome sequencing

Xiong

Chenling Xiong
Visiting Assistant Professor
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Functional validation of genetic predictors of chemotherapy-induced sensory peripheral neuropathy

Postdocs

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Bajaj

Ruchika Bajaj
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Studying structure-functional relationships in ABC transporters by using biochemical, biophysical and structural biology methods

Stage

Tore Stage
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Investigating genetic predictors for chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy using in vitro methods

Graduate students

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Li

Megan Li, BS
PhD student in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics (PSPG)
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  • Examining the role of germline genetic variation in the risk of developing bevacizumab-induced hypertension, using candidate gene and exome sequencing approaches.
  • Characterizing the molecular basis for genetic associations with bevacizumab toxicity, using in vitro models of vascular signaling.

Jayagopal

Aishwarya Jayogopal, BS
PhD student in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics (PSPG)
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Developing a milli-scale biomimetic kidney device for prediction of renal clearance and toxicity

Chua

Katherina Chua, BS
PhD student in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics (PSPG)
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  • Understanding the role of genetic variation in taxane-induced peripheral neuropathy, using exome sequencing and validation in diverse clinical samples.
  • Examining the molecular basis for genetic associations with taxane toxicity, using in vitro and in vivo models.

Ho

Carol Ho, BS
PharmD Student Pharmacist, Pharmaceutical Sciences Pathway
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Investigating the role of genetics and patient covariates in taxane-induced peripheral neuropathy, using genome-wide genotyping approaches

Former lab members

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Fengyun Xu, PhD

Associate Specialist, UCSF

Piotr Tutka

Faculty Member, Medical University of Lublin, Poland

Christiane Pauli-Magnus, MD

Director of Study Coordination Center, University of Basel, Switzerland

Kitti Kaiboriboon, MD

Neurologist, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Tsutomu Nakamura, PhD

Chief of Research and Pharmacist, Kobe University Hospital, Japan

Nada Abla, PhD

Senior DMPK Scientist, Medicines for Malaria, Switzerland

Ho Jeong, PhD

Associate Professor, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea

Hisayo Fukushima, PhD

Application Scientist, Qiagen, Toyko, Japan

Svetlana Markova, PhD

Scientist II, MyoKardia

Michael Baldwin, PhD

Research Scientist, Theravance Biopharma

Hiroshi Hara, PhD

Assistant Professor, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, Japan

Sinh Nguyen, MS

Faculty, Ho Chi Minh City University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Vietnam

Sierk Haenisch, PhD

Faculty of Medicine, Kiel University, Germany

Mateus Moraes, PhD

Researcher, National Institute of Cancer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Marilyn Giacomini, PhD

Research Scientist, Gilead Sciences

Zhigang Yu, PhD

Former Pharmaceutical Chemistry Student

Clinical Pharmacologist, Amgen, China

Valerie Ng, PhD

Former Pharmaceutical Chemistry Student

Engineer in Manufacturing Sciences and Technology, Genentech

Tan Nguyen, PhD

Former Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics Student

Scientific Director, Allgenesis, Tapei, Taiwan

Jason Gow, PhD

Former Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics Student

Clinical Pharmacology Scientist, Genentech

Kim Fife, PhD

Former Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics Student

Clinical Pharmacologist, Gilead Sciences

Libusha Kelly, PhD

Former Biomedical Informatics Student

Assistant Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Leslie Chinn, PhD

Former Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics Student

Clinical Pharmacology Scientist, Genentech

Rachel LaFond Eclov, PhD

Former Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics Student

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Chicago School of Medicine

Janine Micheli, PhD

Former Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics Student

Associate Research Scientist, PPD

Aparna Chhibber, PhD

Former Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics Student

Bioinformatics Scientist, Bina Technologies

Michael Martin, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow, UCSF
Brandon Brown, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Davis
Yingmei Liu, PhD