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Grace Kim, M.D.

Surgical pathologist

Dr. Grace E. Kim is co-director of Surgical Pathology and director of Pediatric Surgical Pathology. She is board certified in anatomic and pediatric pathology. Her areas of specialty includes pancreatic, liver and pediatric conditions. Her research focus is in pancreatic neoplasms and pediatric liver cholestatic disorders.

Kim earned a medical degree at Loma Linda University and completed her anatomic pathology residency and a surgical pathology fellowship at Stanford University. She also completed a pediatric pathology fellowship at the Children's Medical Center of Dallas. She joined UCSF in 2000.

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Additional Languages

Korean

Education

Loma Linda University School of Medicine 1995

Residencies

Stanford University Hospital and Clinics, Anatomic Pathology 1996

Fellowships

Stanford University Hospital and Clinics, Surgical Pathology 1998
Children's Medical Center of Dallas, Pediatric Pathology 1999

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Levy AS, Pyke-Grimm KA, Lee DA, Palla SL, Naranjo A, Saulnier Sholler G, Gratias E, Maloney K, Parshankar F, Lee-Scott M, Beierle EA, Gow K, Kim GE, Hunger S, Smith FO, Horton TM. Mentoring in pediatric oncology: a report from the Children's Oncology Group Young Investigator Committee. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2013 Aug; 35(6):456-61.
  2. Abedalthagafi M, Phillips JJ, Kim GE, Mueller S, Haas-Kogen DA, Marshall RE, Croul SE, Santi MR, Cheng J, Zhou S, Sullivan LM, Martinez-Lage M, Judkins AR, Perry A. The alternative lengthening of telomere phenotype is significantly associated with loss of ATRX expression in high-grade pediatric and adult astrocytomas: a multi-institutional study of 214 astrocytomas. Mod Pathol. 2013 Nov; 26(11):1425-32.
  3. Goldsby RE, Fan TM, Villaluna D, Wagner LM, Isakoff MS, Meyer J, Randall RL, Lee S, Kim G, Bernstein M, Gorlick R, Krailo M, Marina N. Feasibility and dose discovery analysis of zoledronic acid with concurrent chemotherapy in the treatment of newly diagnosed metastatic osteosarcoma: a report from the Children's Oncology Group. Eur J Cancer. 2013 Jul; 49(10):2384-91.
  4. Adsay V, Ohike N, Tajiri T, Kim GE, Krasinskas A, Balci S, Bagci P, Basturk O, Bandyopadhyay S, Jang KT, Kooby DA, Maithel SK, Sarmiento J, Staley CA, Gonzalez RS, Kong SY, Goodman M. Ampullary region carcinomas: definition and site specific classification with delineation of four clinicopathologically and prognostically distinct subsets in an analysis of 249 cases. Am J Surg Pathol. 2012 Nov; 36(11):1592-608.
  5. Tasian SK, Kim GE, Miniati DN, DuBois SG. Development of anaplastic Wilms tumor and subsequent relapse in a child with diaphanospondylodysostosis. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2012 Oct; 34(7):548-51.
  6. Kowalski RG, Ziai WC, Rees RN, Werner JK, Kim G, Goodwin H, Geocadin RG. Third-line antiepileptic therapy and outcome in status epilepticus: the impact of vasopressor use and prolonged mechanical ventilation. Crit Care Med. 2012 Sep; 40(9):2677-84.
  7. Parekh JR, Wang SC, Bergsland EK, Venook AP, Warren RS, Kim GE, Nakakura EK. Lymph node sampling rates and predictors of nodal metastasis in pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor resections: the UCSF experience with 149 patients. Pancreas. 2012 Aug; 41(6):840-4.
  8. Chanthery YH, Gustafson WC, Itsara M, Persson A, Hackett CS, Grimmer M, Charron E, Yakovenko S, Kim G, Matthay KK, Weiss WA. Paracrine signaling through MYCN enhances tumor-vascular interactions in neuroblastoma. Sci Transl Med. 2012 Jan 4; 4(115):115ra3.
  9. Benod C, Vinogradova MV, Jouravel N, Kim GE, Fletterick RJ, Sablin EP. Nuclear receptor liver receptor homologue 1 (LRH-1) regulates pancreatic cancer cell growth and proliferation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Oct 11; 108(41):16927-31.
  10. Levy M, Trivedi A, Zhang J, Miles L, Mattis AN, Kim GE, Lassman C, Anders RA, Misdraji J, Yerian LM, Xu H, Dhall D, Wang HL. Expression of glypican-3 in undifferentiated embryonal sarcoma and mesenchymal hamartoma of the liver. Hum Pathol. 2012 May; 43(5):695-701.
  11. Evason K, Bove KE, Finegold MJ, Knisely AS, Rhee S, Rosenthal P, Miethke AG, Karpen SJ, Ferrell LD, Kim GE. Morphologic findings in progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis 2 (PFIC2): correlation with genetic and immunohistochemical studies. Am J Surg Pathol. 2011 May; 35(5):687-96.
  12. Fukuda A, Wang SC, Morris JP, Folias AE, Liou A, Kim GE, Akira S, Boucher KM, Firpo MA, Mulvihill SJ, Hebrok M. Stat3 and MMP7 contribute to pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma initiation and progression. Cancer Cell. 2011 Apr 12; 19(4):441-55.
  13. Collisson EA, Sadanandam A, Olson P, Gibb WJ, Truitt M, Gu S, Cooc J, Weinkle J, Kim GE, Jakkula L, Feiler HS, Ko AH, Olshen AB, Danenberg KL, Tempero MA, Spellman PT, Hanahan D, Gray JW. Subtypes of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma and their differing responses to therapy. Nat Med. 2011 Apr; 17(4):500-3.
  14. Russo P, Magee JC, Boitnott J, Bove KE, Raghunathan T, Finegold M, Haas J, Jaffe R, Kim GE, Magid M, Melin-Aldana H, White F, Whitington PF, Sokol RJ. Design and validation of the biliary atresia research consortium histologic assessment system for cholestasis in infancy. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2011 Apr; 9(4):357-362.e2.
  15. Ohike N, Kim GE, Tajiri T, Krasinskas A, Basturk O, Coban I, Bandyopadhyay S, Morohoshi T, Goodman M, Kooby DA, Sarmiento JM, Adsay NV. Intra-ampullary papillary-tubular neoplasm (IAPN): characterization of tumoral intraepithelial neoplasia occurring within the ampulla: a clinicopathologic analysis of 82 cases. Am J Surg Pathol. 2010 Dec; 34(12):1731-48.
  16. Stenerson M, Vittinghoff E, Heyman MB, Kim GE, Gupta N. Role of small bowel follow-through in diagnosing inflammation of the terminal ileum in pediatric patients. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2010 Oct; 51(4):433-6.
  17. Ohike N, Coban I, Kim GE, Basturk O, Tajiri T, Krasinskas A, Bandyopadhyay S, Morohoshi T, Shimada Y, Kooby DA, Staley CA, Goodman M, Adsay NV, Volkan Adsay N. Tumor budding as a strong prognostic indicator in invasive ampullary adenocarcinomas. Am J Surg Pathol. 2010 Oct; 34(10):1417-24.
  18. Torbenson M, Hart J, Westerhoff M, Azzam RK, Elgendi A, Mziray-Andrew HC, Kim GE, Scheimann A. Neonatal giant cell hepatitis: histological and etiological findings. Am J Surg Pathol. 2010 Oct; 34(10):1498-503.
  19. Saeed M, Plett S, Kim GE, Daldrup-Link H, Courtier J. Radiological-pathological correlation of pleomorphic liposarcoma of the anterior mediastinum in a 17-year-old girl. Pediatr Radiol. 2010 Dec; 40 Suppl 1:S68-70.
  20. Tasian GE, Hittelman AB, Kim GE, DiSandro MJ, Baskin LS. Age at orchiopexy and testis palpability predict germ and Leydig cell loss: clinical predictors of adverse histological features of cryptorchidism. J Urol. 2009 Aug; 182(2):704-9.

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