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Alexander Black, MD

Alexander Black, MD

Oncology Valencia, CA

Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCLA

Office Address

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  • 23929 McBean Parkway
    Suite 215
    Valencia, CA 91355
    Phone: (661) 255-5350

Dr. Black's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Oncology: General Oncology
  • Clinical Interests: clinical trials; targeted therapy

Dr. Black's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Clinical Professor of MedicineUCLA
    Los Angeles, CA
    Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine (2000-2007); Assistant Professor of Medicine (1990-1997); Clinical Instructor of Medicine (1989-1990)
  • Private practiceCommunity Clinical Services
    Lewiston, ME
  • Instructor of Clinical MedicineColumbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Columbia University
    New York, NY

Dr. Black's Education & Medical Training

  • UCLAUCLAFellowship, Hematology-Oncology
  • Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Columbia UniversityColumbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Columbia UniversityResidency, Internal Medicine
  • Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Columbia UniversityColumbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Columbia UniversityInternship, Internal Medicine
  • Columbia Univ Coll of Phys & SurgColumbia University College of Physicians and SurgeonsMedical School
  • Harvard UniversityHarvard UniversityOther Training, BA, Biochemistry

Dr. Black's Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License1986 - 2014
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine, 1986
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineMedical Oncology, 1989
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineHematology, 1990

Dr. Black's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • UCLA School of MedicineValencia site principal investigator (PI) for the Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG)UCLA School of Medicine, 2012
  • Santa Clarita and Pasadena UCLA Cancer CentersAssociate DirectorSanta Clarita and Pasadena UCLA Cancer Centers, 2012
  • American Cancer Society (ACS), ValenciaBoard of directorsAmerican Cancer Society (ACS), Valencia, 2012
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Dr. Black's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • A clinical, hematological and immunological analysis of 21 HTLV II-infected intravenous drug users.Rosenblatt JD, Plaeger-Marshall S, Giorgi JV, Chen ISY, Chin E, Wang HJ, Canavaggio M, Swanson P, Black AC, Lee H, Blood 76: 409-417
  • Different cis acting regions of the HTLV II 5’ LTR are involved in regulation of gene expression by Rex.Black AC, Chen ISY, Arrigo SJ, Ruland CT, Chin E, Allogimento T, Rosenblatt JD, Virology 181:433-444
  • HTLV II Rex protein binds specifically to RNA sequences of the HTLV LTR but poorly to the HIV I RRE.Yip MT, Dynan WS, Green PL, Black AC, Arrigo SJ, Torbati A, Heaphy S, Ruland C, Rosenblatt JD, Chen ISY, J Virol 65: 2261-2272
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Human Retroviruses.Chapter: The effects of tax and rex proteins of HTLV I/II on viral and cellular gene regulationPage 33 - 47
    Black AC, Nimer SD, Chen ISY, Rosenblatt JD
    Editors: Groopman J, Chen ISY, Essex M, Weiss R.Alan R. Liss, New York
  • Genes and Cancer.Chapter: Viral trans-activating genes
    Black AC, Rosenblatt JD, Chen ISY
    Editors: Sikora K, Carney D.John Wiley & Sons, West Sussex England
  • Advances In Biology and Therapy.Chapter: essons in viral leukemo- genesis
    Rosenblatt JD, Danon Y, Black AC: A decade with HTLV I/HTLV II
    Editors: Gale RP, Baltimore D.Leukemia
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Abstracts/Posters

  • Constitutive expression of HTLV I Tax in Jurkat T cells induces overlapping but distinct changes in cellular gene expression as compared with HTLV I transformed cells.Black AC, Chun S, Luo J, Emmanouilides C, ASH annual meeting
  • HTLV I transformed cells are resistant to Gamma-radiation induced apoptosis despite high levels of Wild type p53.Black AC, Luo J, Tabibzadeh S, Emmanouilides C, ASH annual meeting
  • Prevention of experimental acute GVHD with galectin-1 and effects on immunologic reconstitution.Emmanouilides C, Hoffman D, Baum LG, Dao P, Sphaner A, Firouzalteh P, Luo J, Territo M, Baldwin G, Black AC, ASH annual meeting
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare HMO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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