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Henry C. Sánchez, MD

Research and Clinical Interests

My research projects involve studying the therapeutic effects of quinacrine and new therapeutic agents in patients afflicted with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, and another project is developing diagnostic tests on extra CNS tissues for prion diseases. I instruct residents, post-sophomore fellows, and rotating medical students in the field of autopsy pathology.

I am actively involved in teaching and curriculum design in the schools of dentistry, medicine and pharmacy.

Selected Publications

  • Yeh, B.M., Coakley, F.V., Gotway, M.B., Sanchez, H.C., Wilson, M., and Reddy G.P. Prevalence and Importance of Azygos Arch Valves on Intravenous Contrast-Enhanced CT. Radiology, in press (September 2003)
  • Shiboski, C.H., Regezi, J.A., Sanchez, H.C. and Silverman, S. Oral Lesions as the First Clinical Sign of Microscopic Polyangiitis. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Radiol Endod. Dec;94(6):707-11, 2002
  • Sanchez, H, and Ursell, P. Use of autopsy cases for integrating and applying the first two years of medical education. Acad. Med. May;76(5):530-1, 2001
  • DeArmond, S.J., Qiu, Y., Sanchez, H., Spilman, P.R., Ninchak-Cassey, A., Alonso, D. and Daggett, V. PrPc glycoform heterogeneity as a function of brain region: implications for selective targeting of neurons by prion strain. J. Neuropathology Exp. Neurol. Sept;58(9):1000-9, 1999

Selected Awards

  • Founding member of The Haile Debas Academy of Medical Educators, UCSF School of Medicine, 2001
  • The 2001-2002 Distinction in Teaching Award, UCSF Academic Senate
  • The Long Award for Excellence in Teaching, UCSF School of Pharmacy, March 2002

Additional Information

  • Professor of Clinical Pathology
  • Pathology

Specialty Area

Autopsy pathology and medical education

Contact Information

Mailing/Shipping Address:

  • UCSF
  • Henry C. S├ínchez, MD
  • Pathology, Box 0102
  • 513 Parnassus Avenue, Room S-564D
  • San Francisco, CA 94143
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