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Pui-Yan Kwok, Ph.D., M.D.

Dermatologist

Clinics

Dermatology Clinic
1701 Divisadero St., Third and Fourth Floors
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 353–7800
Fax: (415) 353–7870

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

Conditions & Treatments

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Additional Languages

Cantonese

Education

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine 1987

Residencies

Washington University (Barnes-Jewish Hospital) 1991

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Watkin LB, Jessen B, Wiszniewski W, Vece TJ, Jan M, Sha Y, Thamsen M, Santos-Cortez RL, Lee K, Gambin T, Forbes LR, Law CS, Stray-Pedersen A, Cheng MH, Mace EM, Anderson MS, Liu D, Tang LF, Nicholas SK, Nahmod K, Makedonas G, Canter DL, Kwok PY, Hicks J, Jones KD, Penney S, Jhangiani SN, Rosenblum MD, Dell SD, Waterfield MR, Papa FR, Muzny DM, Zaitlen N, Leal SM, Gonzaga-Jauregui C. COPA mutations impair ER-Golgi transport and cause hereditary autoimmune-mediated lung disease and arthritis. Nat Genet. 2015 Apr 20.
  2. Chen J, Hackett CS, Zhang S, Song YK, Bell RJ, Molinaro AM, Quigley DA, Balmain A, Song JS, Costello JF, Gustafson WC, Van Dyke T, Kwok PY, Khan J, Weiss WA. The genetics of splicing in neuroblastoma. Cancer Discov. 2015 Apr; 5(4):380-95.
  3. Deo RC, Musso G, Tasan M, Tang P, Poon A, Yuan C, Felix JF, Vasan RS, Beroukhim R, De Marco T, Kwok PY, MacRae CA, Roth FP. Prioritizing causal disease genes using unbiased genomic features. Genome Biol. 2014; 15(12):534.
  4. Roberts JD, Longoria J, Poon A, Gollob MH, Dewland TA, Kwok PY, Olgin JE, Deo RC, Marcus GM. Targeted deep sequencing reveals no definitive evidence for somatic mosaicism in atrial fibrillation. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2015 Feb; 8(1):50-7.
  5. Hackett CS, Quigley DA, Wong RA, Chen J, Cheng C, Song YK, Wei JS, Pawlikowska L, Bao Y, Goldenberg DD, Nguyen K, Gustafson WC, Rallapalli SK, Cho YJ, Cook JM, Kozlov S, Mao JH, Van Dyke T, Kwok PY, Khan J, Balmain A, Fan Q, Weiss WA. Expression Quantitative Trait Loci and Receptor Pharmacology Implicate Arg1 and the GABA-A Receptor as Therapeutic Targets in Neuroblastoma. Cell Rep. 2014 Nov 6; 9(3):1034-46.
  6. Wall JD, Tang LF, Zerbe B, Kvale MN, Kwok PY, Schaefer C, Risch N. Estimating genotype error rates from high-coverage next-generation sequence data. Genome Res. 2014 Nov; 24(11):1734-9.
  7. Mak AC, Pullinger CR, Tang LF, Wong JS, Deo RC, Schwarz JM, Gugliucci A, Movsesyan I, Ishida BY, Chu C, Poon A, Kim P, Stock EO, Schaefer EJ, Asztalos BF, Castellano JM, Wyss-Coray T, Duncan JL, Miller BL, Kane JP, Kwok PY, Malloy MJ. Effects of the absence of apolipoprotein e on lipoproteins, neurocognitive function, and retinal function. JAMA Neurol. 2014 Oct; 71(10):1228-36.
  8. Ge X, Kwok PY, Shieh JT. Prioritizing genes for X-linked diseases using population exome data. Hum Mol Genet. 2015 Feb 1; 24(3):599-608.
  9. Bergen AW, Javitz HS, Krasnow R, Michel M, Nishita D, Conti DV, Edlund CK, Kwok PY, McClure JB, Kim RB, Hall SM, Tyndale RF, Baker TB, Benowitz NL, Swan GE. Organic cation transporter variation and response to smoking cessation therapies. Nicotine Tob Res. 2014 Dec; 16(12):1638-46.
  10. Kaiser R, Tang LF, Taylor KE, Sterba K, Nititham J, Brown EE, Edberg JC, McGwin G, Alarcón GS, Ramsey-Goldman R, Reveille JD, Vilá LM, Petri M, Rauch J, Miller E, Mesznik K, Kwok PY, Kimberly RP, Salmon JE, Criswell LA. A polymorphism in TLR2 is associated with arterial thrombosis in a multiethnic population of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2014 Jul; 66(7):1882-7.
  11. Choi A, Lao R, Ling-Fung Tang P, Wan E, Mayer W, Bardakjian T, Shaw GM, Kwok PY, Schneider A, Slavotinek A. Novel mutations in PXDN cause microphthalmia and anterior segment dysgenesis. Eur J Hum Genet. 2015 Mar; 23(3):337-41.
  12. Hariani GD, Lam ET, Lam EJ, Havener T, Kwok PY, McLeod HL, Wagner MJ, Motsinger-Reif AA. Application of next generation sequencing to CEPH cell lines to discover variants associated with FDA approved chemotherapeutics. BMC Res Notes. 2014; 7:360.
  13. O'Bleness M, Searles VB, Dickens CM, Astling D, Albracht D, Mak AC, Lai YY, Lin C, Chu C, Graves T, Kwok PY, Wilson RK, Sikela JM. Finished sequence and assembly of the DUF1220-rich 1q21 region using a haploid human genome. BMC Genomics. 2014; 15:387.
  14. Evans DS, Calton MA, Kim MJ, Kwok PY, Miljkovic I, Harris T, Koster A, Liu Y, Tranah GJ, Ahituv N, Hsueh WC, Vaisse C. Genetic association study of adiposity and melanocortin-4 receptor (MC4R) common variants: replication and functional characterization of non-coding regions. PLoS One. 2014; 9(5):e96805.
  15. Wander PL, Hochner H, Sitlani CM, Enquobahrie DA, Lumley T, Lawrence GM, Burger A, Savitsky B, Manor O, Meiner V, Hesselson S, Kwok PY, Siscovick DS, Friedlander Y. Maternal genetic variation accounts in part for the associations of maternal size during pregnancy with offspring cardiometabolic risk in adulthood. PLoS One. 2014; 9(3):e91835.
  16. Bendjilali N, Hsueh WC, He Q, Willcox DC, Nievergelt CM, Donlon TA, Kwok PY, Suzuki M, Willcox BJ. Who are the okinawans? Ancestry, genome diversity, and implications for the genetic study of human longevity from a geographically isolated population. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2014 Dec; 69(12):1474-84.
  17. Padhukasahasram B, Yang JJ, Levin AM, Yang M, Burchard EG, Kumar R, Kwok PY, Seibold MA, Lanfear DE, Williams LK. Gene-based association identifies SPATA13-AS1 as a pharmacogenomic predictor of inhaled short-acting beta-agonist response in multiple population groups. Pharmacogenomics J. 2014 Aug; 14(4):365-71.
  18. Lemaitre RN, Johnson CO, Hesselson S, Sotoodehnia N, Sotoodhenia N, McKnight B, Sitlani CM, Rea TD, King IB, Kwok PY, Mak A, Li G, Brody J, Larson E, Mozaffarian D, Psaty BM, Huertas-Vazquez A, Tardif JC, Albert CM, Lyytikäinen LP, Arking DE, Kääb S, Huikuri HV, Krijthe BP, Eijgelsheim M, Wang YA, Reinier K, Lehtimäki T, Pulit SL, Brugada R, Müller-Nurasyid M, Newton-Cheh CH, Karhunen PJ, Stricker BH, Goyette P, Rotter JI, Chugh SS, Chakravarti A, Jouven X, Siscovick DS. Common variation in fatty acid metabolic genes and risk of incident sudden cardiac arrest. Heart Rhythm. 2014 Mar; 11(3):471-7.
  19. Lawrence GM, Shulman S, Friedlander Y, Sitlani CM, Burger A, Savitsky B, Granot-Hershkovitz E, Lumley T, Kwok PY, Hesselson S, Enquobahrie D, Wander PL, Manor O, Siscovick DS, Hochner H. Associations of maternal pre-pregnancy and gestational body size with offspring longitudinal change in BMI. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Apr; 22(4):1165-71.
  20. Huber AM, Hornung J, Plontke S, Röösli C, Iro H, Strutz J, Rahne T, Pezier TF, Kwok P. [NiTiBOND an optimized self-crimping stapes prosthesis for treatment of otosclerosis]. Laryngorhinootologie. 2014 Mar; 93(3):178-85.

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