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Adil I. Daud, M.D.

Melanoma specialist

Dr. Adil Daud, an oncologist, is co-director of the Melanoma Center and a specialist in melanoma and other skin cancers. In addition to caring for patients, he directs melanoma research to better understand the biology of melanoma and to develop new treatments for the disease. Daud has developed and led many clinical trials that have expanded the use of gene therapy for melanoma.

Daud earned a medical degree at the Government Medical College in Nagpur, India. He completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at Indiana University Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in hematology-oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Prior to joining UCSF Medical Center, he was a researcher at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla. for seven years. Daud has won numerous awards, including the American Society for Clinical Oncology's Young Investigator award and Castle Connolly's Best Doctors in America award. He is an associate professor of hematology-oncology at UCSF.

Clinics

Melanoma Center
1600 Divisadero St.,
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 353-9900
Fax: (415) 885-3802

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

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Additional Languages

Hindi

Education

Government Medical College, Nagpur 1986

Residencies

Indiana University School of Medicine 1997

Fellowships

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center 2000

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Grippo JF, Zhang W, Heinzmann D, Yang KH, Wong J, Joe AK, Munster P, Sarapa N, Daud A. A phase I, randomized, open-label study of the multiple-dose pharmacokinetics of vemurafenib in patients with BRAF (V600E) mutation-positive metastatic melanoma. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2014 Jan; 73(1):103-11.
  2. Daud AI. Reply to M.-E. Percival et al and L.B. Saltz. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Jul 1; 31(19):2515-6.
  3. Hamid O, Robert C, Daud A, Hodi FS, Hwu WJ, Kefford R, Wolchok JD, Hersey P, Joseph RW, Weber JS, Dronca R, Gangadhar TC, Patnaik A, Zarour H, Joshua AM, Gergich K, Elassaiss-Schaap J, Algazi A, Mateus C, Boasberg P, Tumeh PC, Chmielowski B, Ebbinghaus SW, Li XN, Kang SP, Ribas A. Safety and tumor responses with lambrolizumab (anti-PD-1) in melanoma. N Engl J Med. 2013 Jul 11; 369(2):134-44.
  4. Coit DG, Andtbacka R, Anker CJ, Bichakjian CK, Carson WE, Daud A, Dimaio D, Fleming MD, Guild V, Halpern AC, Hodi FS, Kelley MC, Khushalani NI, Kudchadkar RR, Lange JR, Lind A, Martini MC, Olszanski AJ, Pruitt SK, Ross MI, Swetter SM, Tanabe KK, Thompson JA, Trisal V, Urist MM, McMillian N, Ho M. Melanoma, version 2.2013: featured updates to the NCCN guidelines. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2013 Apr 1; 11(4):395-407.
  5. Posch C, Moslehi H, Feeney L, Green GA, Ebaee A, Feichtenschlager V, Chong K, Peng L, Dimon MT, Phillips T, Daud AI, McCalmont TH, LeBoit PE, Ortiz-Urda S. Combined targeting of MEK and PI3K/mTOR effector pathways is necessary to effectively inhibit NRAS mutant melanoma in vitro and in vivo. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Mar 5; 110(10):4015-20.
  6. Daud AI. Removing the unknown from the carcinoma of unknown primary. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Jan 10; 31(2):174-5.
  7. Cha E, Daud A. Plasmid IL-12 electroporation in melanoma. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2012 Nov 1; 8(11):1734-8.
  8. Flaherty KT, Infante JR, Daud A, Gonzalez R, Kefford RF, Sosman J, Hamid O, Schuchter L, Cebon J, Ibrahim N, Kudchadkar R, Burris HA, Falchook G, Algazi A, Lewis K, Long GV, Puzanov I, Lebowitz P, Singh A, Little S, Sun P, Allred A, Ouellet D, Kim KB, Patel K, Weber J. Combined BRAF and MEK inhibition in melanoma with BRAF V600 mutations. N Engl J Med. 2012 Nov; 367(18):1694-703.
  9. Daud A, Soon C, Dummer R, Eggermont AM, Hwu WJ, Grob JJ, Garbe C, Hauschild A. Management of pegylated interferon alpha toxicity in adjuvant therapy of melanoma. Expert Opin Biol Ther. 2012 Aug; 12(8):1087-99.
  10. Chong K, Daud A, Ortiz-Urda S, Arron ST. Cutting edge in medical management of cutaneous oncology. Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2012 Jun; 31(2):140-9.
  11. Coit DG, Andtbacka R, Anker CJ, Bichakjian CK, Carson WE, Daud A, Dilawari RA, Dimaio D, Guild V, Halpern AC, Hodi FS, Kelley MC, Khushalani NI, Kudchadkar RR, Lange JR, Lind A, Martini MC, Olszanski AJ, Pruitt SK, Ross MI, Swetter SM, Tanabe KK, Thompson JA, Trisal V, Urist MM. Melanoma. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2012 Mar; 10(3):366-400.
  12. Daud A, Bastian BC. Beyond BRAF in melanoma. Curr Top Microbiol Immunol. 2012; 355:99-117.
  13. Daud AI, Krishnamurthi SS, Saleh MN, Gitlitz BJ, Borad MJ, Gold PJ, Chiorean EG, Springett GM, Abbas R, Agarwal S, Bardy-Bouxin N, Hsyu PH, Leip E, Turnbull K, Zacharchuk C, Messersmith WA. Phase I study of bosutinib, a src/abl tyrosine kinase inhibitor, administered to patients with advanced solid tumors. Clin Cancer Res. 2012 Feb 15; 18(4):1092-100.
  14. Algazi AP, Weber JS, Andrews SC, Urbas P, Munster PN, DeConti RC, Hwang J, Sondak VK, Messina JL, McCalmont T, Daud AI. Phase I clinical trial of the Src inhibitor dasatinib with dacarbazine in metastatic melanoma. Br J Cancer. 2012 Jan 3; 106(1):85-91.
  15. Daud AI. BEAM trial: lighting the way ahead? J Clin Oncol. 2012 Jan 1; 30(1):6-7.
  16. Munster PN, Daud AI. Preclinical and clinical activity of the topoisomerase I inhibitor, karenitecin, in melanoma. Expert Opin Investig Drugs. 2011 Nov; 20(11):1565-74.
  17. Fishman MN, Thompson JA, Pennock GK, Gonzalez R, Diez LM, Daud AI, Weber JS, Huang BY, Tang S, Rhode PR, Wong HC. Phase I trial of ALT-801, an interleukin-2/T-cell receptor fusion protein targeting p53 (aa264-272)/HLA-A*0201 complex, in patients with advanced malignancies. Clin Cancer Res. 2011 Dec 15; 17(24):7765-75.
  18. Ahronowitz IZ, Daud AI, Leong SP, Shue EH, Bastian BC, McCalmont TH, Yu SS. An isolated Merkel cell carcinoma metastasis at a distant cutaneous site presenting as a second 'primary' tumor. J Cutan Pathol. 2011 Oct; 38(10):801-7.
  19. Soon CW, Algazi AP, Cha EN, Webb EM, Daud AI. NRAS-mutant melanoma: response to chemotherapy. Arch Dermatol. 2011 May; 147(5):626-7.
  20. Leong SP, Gershenwald JE, Soong SJ, Schadendorf D, Tarhini AA, Agarwala S, Hauschild A, Soon CW, Daud A, Kashani-Sabet M. Cutaneous melanoma: a model to study cancer metastasis. J Surg Oncol. 2011 May 1; 103(6):538-49.

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