David Dawson, MD

David Dawson, MD, PhD

Pathology Los Angeles, CA

Associate Professor, Pathology, UCLA School of Medicine

Office Address

  • 10833 Le Conte Ave
    Mail Code 173216
    Los Angeles, CA 90095
    Phone: (310) 267-2799

David Dawson, MD, PhD

Pathology Los Angeles, CA

Associate Professor, Pathology, UCLA School of Medicine

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Pathology: Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary, Anatomic Pathology
  • Clinical Interests: Pancreatic Neoplasms; Pancreas; DNA Methylation

Education & Medical Training

  • Duke University
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of MedicineNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Northwestern University
  • UCLA Medical CenterUCLA Medical Center
  • University of California

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License2001 - 2016
  • American Board of PathologyAnatomic Pathology, 2002

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Career Development AwardsAmerican Association for Cancer Research, 2013
  • Ethics and Accountability in Biomedical ResearchReviewer, Hirshberg Foundation (1009-2012), 2012
  • AACR-Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Career Development AwardAACR-Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (2008-2010)., 2010

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Global DNA methylation profiling reveals silencing of a secreted form of Epha7 in mouse and human germinal center B cell lymphomas.  Dawson DW, Hong JS, Shen RR, French SW, Troke JJ, Wu Y-Z, Chen S-S, Gui D, Regelson M, Marahrens Y, Morse III HC, Said J, Plass C and Teitell MA, Oncogene 26:4243-52. PMID: 17260020
  • Distinct contributions of microtubule subtypes to cell membrane shape and stability.  Pelling AE, Dawson DW, Carreon DM, Christiansen JJ, Shen RR, Teitell MA and Gimzewski J, Nanomedicine 3:43-52. PMID: 17379168
  • Delayed progression of pancreatic intraepithelial neoplasia in a conditional KrasG12D mouse model by a selective COX-2 inhibitor.  Funahashi H, Satake M, Dawson D, Huynh N-A, Reber H, Hines OJ and Eibl G, Cancer Res. 67:7068-71. PMID:17652141

Books/Book Chapters

  • Thrombospondin as an inhibitor of angiogenesis. Chapter: Antiangiogenic Agents in Cancer Page 185 - 203
    Dawson DW and Bouck N
    Editors: B. Teicher.Humana, Totowa


  • Chromatin, Chromosomes and Cancer Epigenetics Dawson, D.W., Wu, Y-Z., Smith, L., Plass, C. Teitell, M. Bioinformatics and Genome-wide assessment of mammalian CmC, AACR Special Conference, Waikailoa Village, HI
  • Global methylation profiling in TCL1 transgenic mice reveals novel targets of DNA hypermethylation in mature B cell lymphomas. Dawson, D.W., Hong, J.S., Shen, R.R., French, S.W., Troke, J., Wu, Y-Z., Chen, S-S., Gui, D., Regelson, M., Marahrens, Y, Morse III, H.C., Said, J., Plass, C. and M.A...., AACR Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA
  • Global DNA methylation changes in pancreatic cancer. Nguyen, A.M., Pellegrini, M. and Dawson, D, UCLA Stein-Oppenheimer Endowment Awards Reception and Poster Presentation, Los Angeles, CA


  • Basic and Translational Research Career Paths in Pancreatic Cancer. Peer-to-Peer Round Table Session at AACR Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
  • Canonical Wnt Signaling in Pancreatic Cancer. UCLA IMED/ICMIC Group Meeting
  • Stem Cells in Pancreatic Cancer Research. Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Symposium, Phoenix, AZ

Professional Memberships"

  • Pathology Subcore of Animal CoreDirector

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust POS-SE
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref


  • The full profile is locked and available to verified physicians only.
    Join over 50% of U.S. physicians already on Doximity and get access to this and over 700,000 physician CVs. Find your physician profile

Physicians, view Dr. Dawson's full Doximity profile to:

  • Trade HIPAA-secure messages
  • Send and receive online faxes
  • Refer a patient
  • See their complete CV

© 2015 Doximity, Inc.HelpBlogCompanyContactPrivacyDirectory