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Kuang-Yu Jen, MD, PhD

Research and Clinical Interests

Medical renal disease, transplantation pathology, computer-guided morphometric analysis, exome sequencing of neoplasms, neoplasms in animal models

Selected Publications

  • Jen KY, Cheung VC. Transcriptional response of lymphoblastoid cells to ionizing radiation. Genome Res. 2003 Sep;13(9):2092-100.
  • Jen KY, Cheung VG. Identification of novel p53 target genes in ionizing radiation response. Cancer Res. 2005 Sep 1;65(17):7666-73.
  • Jen KY, Haragsim L, Laszik ZG. Kidney microvasculature in health and disease. Contrib Nephrol. 2011;169:51-72.
  • Jen KY, Nguyen TB, Vincenti FG, Laszik ZG. C4d/CD34 double-immunofluorescence staining of renal allograft biopsies for assessing peritubular capillary C4d positivity. Mod Pathol. 2012 Mar;25(3):434-8.
  • Jen KY, Song IY, Banta KL, Wu D, Mao JH, Balmain A. Sequential mutations in Notch1, Fbxw7 and Tp53 in radiation-induced mouse thymic lymphomas. Blood. 2012 Jan 19;119(3):805-9.
  • Jen KY, Olson JL, Brodsky S, Zhou XJ, Nadasdy T, Laszik ZG. Reliability of whole slide images as a diagnostic modality for renal allograft biopsies. Human Pathology. 2012. In press.

Selected Awards

  • 2006: John Glick Cancer Center Clinical Translational Research Prize
  • 2009: California Breast Cancer Research Program Fellowship Award
  • 2011: Resident Teaching Award, Department of Pathology, University of California, San  Francisco

Additional Information

Kuang-Yu Jen, MD, PhD
  • Assistant Professor
  • Pathology
  • Renal Pathology

Specialty Area

Renal pathology, transplant pathology

Contact Information

  • University of California, San Francisco
  • Department of Pathology
  • 513 Parnassus Avenue
  • Room S-570, Box 0102
  • San Francisco, CA 94143-0102

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • UCSF Medical Center
  • UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital
  • San Francisco General Hospital
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