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Jeffry Simko, M.D.

Pathologist

Education

University of North Carolina School of Medicine 1996

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center, Pathology 2000

Fellowships

Brigham and Women's Hospital 2001
UCSF Pathology Department 2002

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Stieglitz E, Hsiang MS, Simko JP, Hirose S, Goldsby RE. Pulmonary coccidiomycosis masquerading as refractory metastatic ewing sarcoma. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2014 Jan; 36(1):e57-60.
  2. Simko JP. Editorial comment. J Urol. 2013 Dec; 190(6):2066-7.
  3. Odisho AY, Washington SL, Meng MV, Cowan JE, Simko JP, Carroll PR. Benign prostate glandular tissue at radical prostatectomy surgical margins. Urology. 2013 Jul; 82(1):154-9.
  4. Cooperberg MR, Simko JP, Cowan JE, Reid JE, Djalilvand A, Bhatnagar S, Gutin A, Lanchbury JS, Swanson GP, Stone S, Carroll PR. Validation of a cell-cycle progression gene panel to improve risk stratification in a contemporary prostatectomy cohort. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Apr 10; 31(11):1428-34.
  5. Ross HM, Kryvenko ON, Cowan JE, Simko JP, Wheeler TM, Epstein JI. Do adenocarcinomas of the prostate with Gleason score (GS) =6 have the potential to metastasize to lymph nodes? Am J Surg Pathol. 2012 Sep; 36(9):1346-52.
  6. Busch S, Hatridge M, Mößle M, Myers W, Wong T, Mück M, Chew K, Kuchinsky K, Simko J, Clarke J. Measurements of T(1) -relaxation in ex vivo prostate tissue at 132 µT. Magn Reson Med. 2012 Apr; 67(4):1138-45.
  7. Ray M, Hostetter DR, Loeb CR, Simko J, Craik CS. Inhibition of Granzyme B by PI-9 protects prostate cancer cells from apoptosis. Prostate. 2012 Jun 1; 72(8):846-55.
  8. Jalas JR, Vemula S, Bezrookove V, Leboit PE, Simko JP, Bastian BC. Metastatic melanoma with striking adenocarcinomatous differentiation illustrating phenotypic plasticity in melanoma. Am J Surg Pathol. 2011 Sep; 35(9):1413-8.
  9. Moltzahn F, Olshen AB, Baehner L, Peek A, Fong L, Stöppler H, Simko J, Hilton JF, Carroll P, Blelloch R. Microfluidic-based multiplex qRT-PCR identifies diagnostic and prognostic microRNA signatures in the sera of prostate cancer patients. Cancer Res. 2011 Jan 15; 71(2):550-60.
  10. Chan JM, Weinberg V, Magbanua MJ, Sosa E, Simko J, Shinohara K, Federman S, Mattie M, Hughes-Fulford M, Haqq C, Carroll PR. Nutritional supplements, COX-2 and IGF-1 expression in men on active surveillance for prostate cancer. Cancer Causes Control. 2011 Jan; 22(1):141-50.
  11. Santos CF, Kurhanewicz J, Tabatabai ZL, Simko JP, Keshari KR, Gbegnon A, Santos RD, Federman S, Shinohara K, Carroll PR, Haqq CM, Swanson MG. Metabolic, pathologic, and genetic analysis of prostate tissues: quantitative evaluation of histopathologic and mRNA integrity after HR-MAS spectroscopy. NMR Biomed. 2010 May; 23(4):391-8.
  12. Paris PL, Weinberg V, Albo G, Roy R, Burke C, Simko J, Carroll P, Collins C. A group of genome-based biomarkers that add to a Kattan nomogram for predicting progression in men with high-risk prostate cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2010 Jan 1; 16(1):195-202.
  13. Westphalen AC, Coakley FV, Kurhanewicz J, Reed G, Wang ZJ, Simko JP. Mucinous adenocarcinoma of the prostate: MRI and MR spectroscopy features. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2009 Sep; 193(3):W238-43.
  14. Paris PL, Kobayashi Y, Zhao Q, Zeng W, Sridharan S, Fan T, Adler HL, Yera ER, Zarrabi MH, Zucker S, Simko J, Chen WT, Rosenberg J. Functional phenotyping and genotyping of circulating tumor cells from patients with castration resistant prostate cancer. Cancer Lett. 2009 May 18; 277(2):164-73.
  15. Tessem MB, Swanson MG, Keshari KR, Albers MJ, Joun D, Tabatabai ZL, Simko JP, Shinohara K, Nelson SJ, Vigneron DB, Gribbestad IS, Kurhanewicz J. Evaluation of lactate and alanine as metabolic biomarkers of prostate cancer using 1H HR-MAS spectroscopy of biopsy tissues. Magn Reson Med. 2008 Sep; 60(3):510-6.
  16. Swanson MG, Keshari KR, Tabatabai ZL, Simko JP, Shinohara K, Carroll PR, Zektzer AS, Kurhanewicz J. Quantification of choline- and ethanolamine-containing metabolites in human prostate tissues using 1H HR-MAS total correlation spectroscopy. Magn Reson Med. 2008 Jul; 60(1):33-40.
  17. Westphalen AC, Coakley FV, Qayyum A, Swanson M, Simko JP, Lu Y, Zhao S, Carroll PR, Yeh BM, Kurhanewicz J. Peripheral zone prostate cancer: accuracy of different interpretative approaches with MR and MR spectroscopic imaging. Radiology. 2008 Jan; 246(1):177-84.
  18. Hom JJ, Coakley FV, Simko JP, Lu Y, Qayyum A, Westphalen AC, Schmitt LD, Carroll PR, Kurhanewicz J. High-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia in patients with prostate cancer: MR and MR spectroscopic imaging features--initial experience. Radiology. 2007 Feb; 242(2):483-9.
  19. Swanson MG, Zektzer AS, Tabatabai ZL, Simko J, Jarso S, Keshari KR, Schmitt L, Carroll PR, Shinohara K, Vigneron DB, Kurhanewicz J. Quantitative analysis of prostate metabolites using 1H HR-MAS spectroscopy. Magn Reson Med. 2006 Jun; 55(6):1257-64.
  20. Hom JJ, Coakley FV, Simko JP, Qayyum A, Lu Y, Schmitt L, Carroll PR, Kurhanewicz J. Prostate cancer: endorectal MR imaging and MR spectroscopic imaging--distinction of true-positive results from chance-detected lesions. Radiology. 2006 Jan; 238(1):192-9.

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