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Adil 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. Ribas A, Gonzalez R, Pavlick A, Hamid O, Gajewski TF, Daud A, Flaherty L, Logan T, Chmielowski B, Lewis K, Kee D, Boasberg P, Yin M, Chan I, Musib L, Choong N, Puzanov I, McArthur GA. Combination of vemurafenib and cobimetinib in patients with advanced BRAF(V600)-mutated melanoma: a phase 1b study. Lancet Oncol. 2014 Aug; 15(9):954-65.
  2. Robert C, Ribas A, Wolchok JD, Hodi FS, Hamid O, Kefford R, Weber JS, Joshua AM, Hwu WJ, Gangadhar TC, Patnaik A, Dronca R, Zarour H, Joseph RW, Boasberg P, Chmielowski B, Mateus C, Postow MA, Gergich K, Elassaiss-Schaap J, Li XN, Iannone R, Ebbinghaus SW, Kang SP, Daud A. Anti-programmed-death-receptor-1 treatment with pembrolizumab in ipilimumab-refractory advanced melanoma: a randomised dose-comparison cohort of a phase 1 trial. Lancet. 2014 Jul 14.
  3. Ashworth MT, Daud AI. Combinatorial approach to treatment of melanoma. Hematol Oncol Clin North Am. 2014 Jun; 28(3):601-12.
  4. Coit DG, Thompson JA, Andtbacka R, Anker CJ, Bichakjian CK, Carson WE, Daniels GA, Daud A, Dimaio D, Fleming MD, Gonzalez R, Guild V, Halpern AC, Hodi FS, Kelley MC, Khushalani NI, Kudchadkar RR, Lange JR, Martini MC, Olszanski AJ, Ross MI, Salama A, Swetter SM, Tanabe KK, Trisal V, Urist MM, McMillian NR, Ho M. Melanoma, version 4.2014. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2014 May 1; 12(5):621-9.
  5. Sanlorenzo M, Vujic I, Posch C, Dajee A, Yen A, Kim S, Ashworth M, Rosenblum MD, Algazi A, Osella-Abate S, Quaglino P, Daud A, Ortiz-Urda S. Melanoma immunotherapy. Cancer Biol Ther. 2014 Jun 1; 15(6):665-74.
  6. Ashworth MT, Daud A. Management of a Patient With Advanced BRAF-Mutant Melanoma. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2014 Mar 1; 12(3):315-9.
  7. Ribas A, Zhang W, Chang I, Shirai K, Ernstoff MS, Daud A, Cowey CL, Daniels G, Seja E, O'Laco E, Glaspy JA, Chmielowski B, Hill T, Joe AK, Grippo JF. The effects of a high-fat meal on single-dose vemurafenib pharmacokinetics. J Clin Pharmacol. 2014 Apr; 54(4):368-74.
  8. 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.
  9. Daud AI. Reply to M.-E. Percival et al and L.B. Saltz. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Jul 1; 31(19):2515-6.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Daud AI. Removing the unknown from the carcinoma of unknown primary. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Jan 10; 31(2):174-5.
  14. Cha E, Daud A. Plasmid IL-12 electroporation in melanoma. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2012 Nov 1; 8(11):1734-8.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. Daud A, Bastian BC. Beyond BRAF in melanoma. Curr Top Microbiol Immunol. 2012; 355:99-117.
  20. 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.

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