Arun Wiita, MD, Pathology, San Francisco, CA, UCSF Medical Center

ArunP.WiitaMDPhD

Pathology San Francisco, CA

Molecular Genetics, Clinical Pathology

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Laboratory Medicine

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Education & Training

  • UCSF
    UCSFResidency, Clinical Pathology, 2009 - 2012
  • Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
    Columbia University College of Physicians & SurgeonsClass of 2009
  • Columbia University
    Columbia UniversityPhD, Neurobiology/Biophysics, With Distinction, 2004 - 2008
  • Princeton UniversityAB, Chemistry, Magna Cum Laude, 1998 - 2002

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2010 - 2022
  • American Board of Pathology Pathology - Clinical

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Dale Frey Breakthrough Award Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, 2015
  • K08 Mentored Clinical Scientist Award NIH-National Cancer Institute, 2014
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship Award Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, 2012
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Abstracts/Posters

  • Ifitm3 Is Essential for PI(3,4,5)P3-Dependent B-Cell Activation and Leukemogenesis
    Arun P. Wiita, 61st Annual American Society of Hematology Meeting, Orlando, FL, 12/8/2019
  • Profiling the Cell Surface Landscape of Proteasome Inhibitor-Treated and _Resistant Multiple Myeloma to Guide Immunotherapy Targeting, Diagnosis, and Biology
    Arun P. Wiita, 61st Annual American Society of Hematology Meeting, Orlando, FL, 12/7/2019
  • Signaling Input from Divergent Pathways Subverts Malignant B-Cell Transformation
    Arun P. Wiita, 61st Annual American Society of Hematology Meeting, Orlando, FL, 12/9/2019
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Lectures

  • Identifying Factors in Multiple Myeloma Controlling Response to B-Cell Maturation Antigen (BCMA)-Targeted Immunotherapy Using CRISPR-Based Functional Genomics 
    2018 ASH Annual Meeting - San Diego, CA - 12/1/2018

Press Mentions

  • Innovative Indian American Researchers Named 2016 NIH ‘New Innovator Award Program’ Recipients
    Innovative Indian American Researchers Named 2016 NIH ‘New Innovator Award Program’ RecipientsOctober 28th, 2016
  • Research Round-up: Multiple Myeloma
    Research Round-up: Multiple MyelomaNovember 26th, 2020

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