Joanne Weidhaas, MD

Joanne Weidhaas, MD, PHD, MSM

Radiation Oncology Los Angeles, CA

Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Office Address

  • 23-300 CHS
    Los Angeles, CA 90024
    Phone: (203) 671-1308

Joanne Weidhaas, MD, PHD, MSM

Radiation Oncology Los Angeles, CA

Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Radiation Oncology: General Radiation Oncology

Education & Training

  • Stanford Graduate School of BusinessStanford Graduate School of Business
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterMemorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Caritas Carney Hospital
  • Tufts Sackler School
  • Tufts University School of MedicineTufts University School of Medicine
  • Yale UniversityYale University

Certifications & Licensure

  • CT State Medical LicenseCT State Medical License2004 - 2016
  • American Board of RadiologyRadiation Oncology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Yale Cancer Center Award, “Most Influential Paper in the Field"2009
    • Michael Fry Research Award2009
    • Recognition of Clinical Excellence AwardYale School of Medicine, 2006

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • A let-7 microRNA-Binding Site Polymorphism in KRAS Predicts Improved Outcome in Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Treated with Salvage Cetuximab/Panitumumab M...  Saridaki Z, Weidhaas JB, Lenz HJ, Laurent-Puig P, Jacobs B, De Schutter J, De Roock W, Salzman DW, Zhang W, Yang D, Pilati C, Bouche O, Piessevaux H, Tejpar S, Clin Cancer Res, 9/1/2014
    • A 3'-UTR KRAS-variant is associated with cisplatin resistance in patients with recurrent and/or metastatic head and neck squamous cell carcinoma  Chung CH, Lee JW, Slebos RJ, Howard JD, Perez J, Kang H, Fertig EJ, Considine M, Gilbert J, Murphy BA, Nallur S, Paranjape T, Jordan RC, Garcia J, Burtness B, Forastie..., Ann Oncol, 7/1/2014
    • Radiation therapy oncology group gynecologic oncology working group: comprehensive results  Gaffney DK, Jhingran A, Portelance L, Viswanathan A, Schefter T, Weidhaas J, Small W Jr, Int J Gynecol Cancer, 6/1/2014


    • The KRAS-variant in Head and Neck Cancer as a Predictive Biomarker, results of RTOG 0522 6/1/2014
    • MicroRNAs in cancer risk, biology and treatment 4/1/2014
    • Yale Cancer Center Evening Oncology Series: Breast Cancer Yale CME, New Haven, Connecticut - 1/17/2012

    Grant Support

    • Let-7 Micrornas In Lung Cancer: Altering Growth And RadioresistanceNational Cancer Institute
      2009 - 2012
    • Defining The Genetic Basis Of The Radioresponse Using A C. Elegans Tissue ModelNational Cancer Institute
      2007 - 2011

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