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Kimberley J. Evason, MD, PhD

Research and Clinical Interests

Hepatocellular neoplasia; Pediatric liver disease; Liver transplantation; Zebrafish models of liver disease and liver development

Selected Publications

  • Evason, K.J., Grenert, J.P., Ferrell, L.D., Kakar, S. (2012) Atypical hepatocellular adenoma-like neoplasms with β-catenin activation show cytogenetic alterations similar to well-differentiated hepatocellular carcinomas. Hum Pathol. Oct 16. doi:pii: S0046-8177(12)00277-8. 10.1016/j.humpath.2012.07.019. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23084586.
  • *Yin, C., *Evason, K.J., Maher, J.J., Stainier, D.Y. (2012) The bHLH transcription factor Hand2 marks hepatic stellate cells in zebrafish: Analysis of stellate cell entry into the developing liver. Hepatology 56(5):1958-70. PMID: 22488653. *Equal contributions.
  • Cheung, I.D., Bagnat, M., Ma, T.P., Datta, A., Evason, K., Moore, J.C., Lawson, N.D., Mostov, K.E., Moens, C.B., Stainier, D.Y. (2012) Regulation of intrahepatic biliary duct morphogenesis by Claudin 15-like b. Dev Biol. 361(1):68-78. PMID: 22020048.
  • Evason, K., Bove, K.E., Finegold, M.J., Knisely, A.S., Rhee, S., Rosenthal, P., Miethke, A.G., Karpen, S.J., Ferrell, L.D., Kim, G.E. (2011) Morphologic findings in progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis 2 (PFIC2): correlation with genetic and immunohistochemical studies. Am J Surg Pathol. 35:687-96. PMID: 21490445.
  • Mirheydar, H., Evason, K., Coakley, F., Baskin, L.S., DiSandro, M. (2009) 46, XY female with cloacal exstrophy and masculinization at puberty. J Pediatr Urol. 5:408-11. PMID: 19592306.
  • Collins, J.J., Evason, K., Pickett, C.L., Schneider, D.L., and Kornfeld, K. (2008) The anticonvulsant ethosuximide disrupts sensory function to extend C. elegans lifespan. PLoS Genetics 4:e1000230. PMID: 18949032.
  • *Evason, K., *Collins, J.J., Huang, C., Hughes, S., and Kornfeld, K. (2008) Valproic acid extends C. elegans lifespan. Aging Cell 7:305-17. PMID: 18248662. *Equal contributions.
  • Hughes, S.E., Evason, K., Xiong, C., and Kornfeld, K. (2007) Genetic and Pharmacological Factors That Influence Reproductive Aging in Nematodes. PLoS Genetics 3: e25. PMID: 17305431.
  • Collins, J.J., Evason, K., and Kornfeld, K. (2006) Pharmacology of delayed aging and extended lifespan of Caenorhabditis elegans. Experimental Gerontology 41:1032-9. PMID: 16872777.
  • Kornfeld, K. and Evason, K. (2006) Effects of anticonvulsant drugs on life span. Archives of Neurology 63: 491-496. PMID: 16606760.
  • Evason, K., Huang, C., Yamben, I., Covey, D.F., and Kornfeld, K. (2005) Anticonvulsant medications extend C. elegans lifespan. Science 307: 258-262. PMID: 15653505.
  • Morris, E.J., Evason, K., Wiand, C., L'Ecuyer, T.J., and Fulton, A.B. (2000) Misdirected vimentin messenger RNA alters cell morphology and motility. Journal of Cell Science 113: 2433-43. PMID: 10852822.
Kimberley J. Evason, MD, PhD
  • Health Sciences Clinical Instructor
  • Pathology

Specialty Areas

  • Surgical Pathology, Liver and GI

Contact Information

  • 505 Parnassus Ave., Box 0102
  • San Francisco, CA 94143

Other UCSF Organizational Association(s)

  • UCSF Cancer Center (Associate Member)
  • Andrei Goga Laboratory (Postdoctoral Fellow)

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Moffitt-Long
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