Grace E. Kim, MD

Surgical pathologist

Dr. Grace E. Kim is vice chair of clinical services and director of surgical pathology in the Department of 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.

Academic Title

Professor

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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. Nakamura T, Zhu G, Ranek MJ, Kokkonen-Simon K, Zhang M, Kim GE, Tsujita K, Kass DA. Prevention of PKG-1a Oxidation Suppresses Antihypertrophic/Antifibrotic Effects From PDE5 Inhibition but not sGC Stimulation. Circ Heart Fail. 2018 Mar; 11(3):e004740.
  2. Muraki T, Kim GE, Reid MD, Mittal P, Bedolla G, Memis B, Pehlivanoglu B, Freedman A, Erbarut Seven I, Choi H, Kooby D, Maithel SK, Sarmiento JM, Krasinskas A, Adsay V. Paraduodenal Pancreatitis: Imaging and Pathologic Correlation of 47 Cases Elucidates Distinct Subtypes and the Factors Involved in its Etiopathogenesis. Am J Surg Pathol. 2017 Oct; 41(10):1347-1363.
  3. Chiou SH, Risca VI, Wang GX, Yang D, Grüner BM, Kathiria AS, Ma RK, Vaka D, Chu P, Kozak M, Castellini L, Graves EE, Kim GE, Mourrain P, Koong AC, Giaccia AJ, Winslow MM. BLIMP1 Induces Transient Metastatic Heterogeneity in Pancreatic Cancer. Cancer Discov. 2017 10; 7(10):1184-1199.
  4. Lin M, Bhatt A, Haider A, Kim G, Farid M, Schmutz M, Mosaed S. Vision retention in early versus delayed glaucoma surgical intervention in patients with Boston Keratoprosthesis type 1. PLoS One. 2017; 12(8):e0182190.
  5. Xue Y, Reid MD, Balci S, Quigley B, Muraki T, Memis B, Xia J, Hacihasanoglu E, Bedolla G, Pehlivanoglu B, Kim GE, Tajiri T, Ohike N, Aneja R, Krasinskas AM, Adsay V. Immunohistochemical Classification of Ampullary Carcinomas: Critical Reappraisal Fails to Confirm Prognostic Relevance for Recently Proposed Panels, and Highlights MUC5AC as a Strong Prognosticator. Am J Surg Pathol. 2017 Jul; 41(7):865-876.
  6. Ivry SL, Sharib JM, Dominguez DA, Roy N, Hatcher SE, Yip-Schneider MT, Schmidt CM, Brand RE, Park WG, Hebrok M, Kim GE, O'Donoghue AJ, Kirkwood KS, Craik CS. Global Protease Activity Profiling Provides Differential Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cysts. Clin Cancer Res. 2017 Aug 15; 23(16):4865-4874.
  7. Kim SS, Kim GE, Ko AH. A Patient with HIV-Associated Metastatic Anal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Receiving Multimodality Therapy with Curative Intent: Case Report and Review of the Literature. J Gastrointest Cancer. 2017 Mar; 48(1):94-99.
  8. Russo P, Magee JC, Anders RA, Bove KE, Chung C, Cummings OW, Finegold MJ, Finn LS, Kim GE, Lovell MA, Magid MS, Melin-Aldana H, Ranganathan S, Shehata BM, Wang LL, White FV, Chen Z, Spino C. Key Histopathologic Features of Liver Biopsies That Distinguish Biliary Atresia From Other Causes of Infantile Cholestasis and Their Correlation With Outcome: A Multicenter Study. Am J Surg Pathol. 2016 Dec; 40(12):1601-1615.
  9. Reid MD, Balci S, Ohike N, Xue Y, Kim GE, Tajiri T, Memis B, Coban I, Dolgun A, Krasinskas AM, Basturk O, Kooby DA, Sarmiento JM, Maithel SK, El-Rayes BF, Adsay V. Ampullary carcinoma is often of mixed or hybrid histologic type: an analysis of reproducibility and clinical relevance of classification as pancreatobiliary versus intestinal in 232 cases. Mod Pathol. 2016 Dec; 29(12):1575-1585.
  10. Gonzalez RS, Bagci P, Basturk O, Reid MD, Balci S, Knight JH, Kong SY, Memis B, Jang KT, Ohike N, Tajiri T, Bandyopadhyay S, Krasinskas AM, Kim GE, Cheng JD, Adsay NV. Intrapancreatic distal common bile duct carcinoma: Analysis, staging considerations, and comparison with pancreatic ductal and ampullary adenocarcinomas. Mod Pathol. 2016 Nov; 29(11):1358-1369.
  11. Kim SS, Nakakura EK, Wang ZJ, Kim GE, Corvera CU, Harris HW, Kirkwood KS, Hirose R, Tempero MA, Ko AH. Preoperative FOLFIRINOX for borderline resectable pancreatic cancer: Is radiation necessary in the modern era of chemotherapy? J Surg Oncol. 2016 Oct; 114(5):587-596.
  12. Temple W, Mendelsohn L, Kim GE, Nekritz E, Gustafson WC, Lin L, Giacomini K, Naranjo A, Van Ryn C, Parisi MT, Shulkin BL, Yanik GA, Kreissman SG, Hogarty M, Matthay KK, DuBois SG. Erratum to: Vesicular monoamine transporter protein expression correlates with clinical features, tumor biology, and MIBG avidity in neuroblastoma: a report from the Children's Oncology Group. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2016 Jul; 43(7):1396.
  13. Laklai H, Miroshnikova YA, Pickup MW, Collisson EA, Kim GE, Barrett AS, Hill RC, Lakins JN, Schlaepfer DD, Mouw JK, LeBleu VS, Roy N, Novitskiy SV, Johansen JS, Poli V, Kalluri R, Iacobuzio-Donahue CA, Wood LD, Hebrok M, Hansen K, Moses HL, Weaver VM. Genotype tunes pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma tissue tension to induce matricellular fibrosis and tumor progression. Nat Med. 2016 05; 22(5):497-505.
  14. Moh M, Krings G, Ates D, Aysal A, Kim GE, Rabban JT. SATB2 Expression Distinguishes Ovarian Metastases of Colorectal and Appendiceal Origin From Primary Ovarian Tumors of Mucinous or Endometrioid Type. Am J Surg Pathol. 2016 Mar; 40(3):419-32.
  15. Gunderson AJ, Kaneda MM, Tsujikawa T, Nguyen AV, Affara NI, Ruffell B, Gorjestani S, Liudahl SM, Truitt M, Olson P, Kim G, Hanahan D, Tempero MA, Sheppard B, Irving B, Chang BY, Varner JA, Coussens LM. Bruton Tyrosine Kinase-Dependent Immune Cell Cross-talk Drives Pancreas Cancer. Cancer Discov. 2016 Mar; 6(3):270-85.
  16. Temple W, Mendelsohn L, Kim GE, Nekritz E, Gustafson WC, Lin L, Giacomini K, Naranjo A, Van Ryn C, Yanik GA, Kreissman SG, Hogarty M, Matthay KK, DuBois SG. Vesicular monoamine transporter protein expression correlates with clinical features, tumor biology, and MIBG avidity in neuroblastoma: a report from the Children's Oncology Group. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2016 Mar; 43(3):474-481.
  17. Chiou SH, Winters IP, Wang J, Naranjo S, Dudgeon C, Tamburini FB, Brady JJ, Yang D, Grüner BM, Chuang CH, Caswell DR, Zeng H, Chu P, Kim GE, Carpizo DR, Kim SK, Winslow MM. Pancreatic cancer modeling using retrograde viral vector delivery and in vivo CRISPR/Cas9-mediated somatic genome editing. Genes Dev. 2015 Jul 15; 29(14):1576-85.
  18. Balci S, Basturk O, Saka B, Bagci P, Postlewait LM, Tajiri T, Jang KT, Ohike N, Kim GE, Krasinskas A, Choi H, Sarmiento JM, Kooby DA, El-Rayes BF, Knight JH, Goodman M, Akkas G, Reid MD, Maithel SK, Adsay V. Substaging Nodal Status in Ampullary Carcinomas has Significant Prognostic Value: Proposed Revised Staging Based on an Analysis of 313 Well-Characterized Cases. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Dec; 22(13):4392-401.
  19. Farrell JM, Pang JC, Kim GE, Tabatabai ZL. Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: accurate grading with Ki-67 index on fine-needle aspiration specimens using the WHO 2010/ENETS criteria. Cancer Cytopathol. 2014 Oct; 122(10):770-8.
  20. Morris JP, Greer R, Russ HA, von Figura G, Kim GE, Busch A, Lee J, Hertel KJ, Kim S, McManus M, Hebrok M. Dicer regulates differentiation and viability during mouse pancreatic cancer initiation. PLoS One. 2014; 9(5):e95486.

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