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Gregor Krings, MD, PhD

Research and Clinical Interests

Molecular progression of breast cancer precursors, breast cancer genomics, cancer stem cells, long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) in cancer, genome instability, molecular diagnostics in oncology.

Selected Publications

  • Virella G., Koskinen S., Krings G., Onorato J.M., Thorpe S.R., and Lopes-Virella M. (2000) Immunochemical characterization of purified human oxidized low-density lipoprotein antibodies. Clin. Immunol. 95: 135-144.
  • Vielma, S.A., Krings, G., and Lopes-Virella, M.F. (2003) Chlamydophila pneumoniae induces ICAM-1 expression in human aortic endothelial cells via protein kinase C-dependent activation of nuclear factor-kappaB. Circ. Res. 92: 1130-1137.
  • Krings, G., and Bastia, D. (2004) swi1- and swi3-dependent and independent replication fork arrest at the ribosomal DNA of Schizosaccharomyces pombe. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 101: 14085-14090.
  • Krings, G., and Bastia, D. (2005) Sap1p binds to Ter1 at the ribosomal DNA of Schizosaccharomyces pombe and causes polar replication fork arrest. J. Biol. Chem. 280: 39135-39142.
  • Krings, G., and Bastia, D. (2006) Molecular architecture of a eukaryotic DNA terminus-terminator protein complex. Mol. Cell. Biol. 26: 8061-8074.
  • Bastia, D., Zzaman S., Krings, G., Saxena, M., Peng, X., and Greenberg, M.M. (2008) Replication termination mechanism as revealed by Tus-mediated polar arrest of a sliding helicase. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U S A. 105: 12831 - 12836.
  • Vagefi, P.A., Stangenberg, L., Krings, G., Forcione, D.G., Fernandez-del Castillo, C., and Wargo, J.A. (2010) Ocular melanoma metastatic to the pancreas following a 28 year disease-free interval. Surgery 148: 151-154.
  • Krings, G., Ramachandran, R, Jain, D., Wu, T.-T., Yeh, M.W., Torbenson, M., and Kakar, S. (2013) Immunohistochemical pitfalls and the importance of glypican 3 and arginase in the diagnosis of scirrhous hepatocellular carcinoma. Modern Pathology 26: 782-791.
  • Krings, G.**, Can, B.*, and Ferrell, L. (2013) Aberrant Centrizonal Features in Chronic Hepatic Venous Outflow Obstruction: Centrilobular Mimicry of Portal-based Disease. Am. J. Surg. Pathol. (accepted, in press) *Co-first authors, **Corresponding author
  • Clinical Instructor
  • Pathology

Specialty Areas

  • Breast Pathology, liver and gastrointestinal pathology

Contact Information

  • 513 Parnassus Avenue, HSW-451
  • Department of Pathology, UCSF
  • San Francisco, California 94143

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Moffitt-Long
  • Mt. Zion
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