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Michael Korn, M.D.

Gastrointestinal cancer specialist

Dr. W. Michael Korn is an expert in the management of gastrointestinal cancers. He performs diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopies as well as administers medical treatments, such as chemotherapy. In addition to caring for patients, he is the lead investigator of clinical trials exploring new gastrointestinal cancer treatments. His laboratory is involved in research to develop combination therapies for gastrointestinal and breast cancer, based on the analysis of signal transduction pathways.

A native of Germany, Korn earned a medical degree at the University of Marburg and the University of Dusseldorf in Germany. He completed a medical internship at the University of Bern in Switzerland and concluded training at Ev. Krankenhaus Dinslaken in Germany and the University of Essen's West German Cancer Center. He is an associate professor in residence in Gastroenterology and Hematology and Oncology at UCSF.

Clinics

Gastroenterology at Mount Zion
1701 Divisadero St., Suite 120
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 502-4444
Fax: (415) 502-2249

Hours: Monday to Friday
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Gastrointestinal Surgery and Oncology Clinic
1825 Fourth St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-9888
Fax: (415) 353-9931

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

Pancreas Center
1825 Fourth St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Patient Information and Appointments: (415) 353-9888
Administrative Inquiries: (415) 353-7390
Fax: (415) 353-9931

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

Conditions & Treatments

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Education

Heinrich-Heine University of Duesseldorf School of Medicine 1988

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Mirzoeva OK, Collisson EA, Schaefer PM, Hann B, Hom YK, Ko AH, Korn WM. Subtype-specific MEK-PI3 kinase feedback as a therapeutic target in pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Mol Cancer Ther. 2013 Oct; 12(10):2213-25.
  2. Yount GL, Afshar G, Ries S, Korn M, Shalev N, Basila D, McCormick F, Haas-Kogan DA. Transcriptional activation of TRADD mediates p53-independent radiation-induced apoptosis of glioma cells. Oncogene. 2001 May 17; 20(22):2826-35.
  3. Al-Bander SY, Nix L, Katz R, Korn M, Sebastian A. Food chloride distribution in nature and its relation to sodium content. J Am Diet Assoc. 1988 Apr; 88(4):472-5.

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