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Roberto Ruiz-Cordero, MD

Research and Clinical Interests

Cancer, next generation sequencing

Selected Publications

  • Ruiz-Cordero R, Ma J, Khanna A, Lyons G, Rinsurongkawong W, Bassett R, Guo M, Routbort MJ, Zhang J, Sloulidis F, Heymach JV. Simplified Molecular Classification of Lung Adenocarcinomas Based on EGFR, KRAS, and TP53 Mutations. bioRxiv. 2019 Jan 1:525949.
  • Patel KP, Ruiz-Cordero R, Chen W, Routbort MJ, Floyd K, Rodriguez S, Galbincea J, Barkoh BA, Hatfield D, Khogeer H, Kanagal-Shamanna R. Ultra-Rapid Reporting of GENomic Targets (URGENTseq): Clinical Next-Generation Sequencing Results within 48 Hours of Sample Collection. The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics. 2019 Jan 1;21(1):89-98.
  • Ruiz-Cordero R, Gupta A, Jayakumar AR, Ciancio G, Nielsen GP, Jorda M. Adrenal Oncocytic Neoplasm with Paradoxical Loss of Important Mitochondrial Steroidogenic Protein: The 18 kDA Translocator Protein. Case reports in endocrinology. 2017;2017.
  • Jayakumar AR, Ruiz-Cordero R, Tong XY, Norenberg MD. Brain edema in acute liver failure: role of neurosteroids. Archives of biochemistry and biophysics. 2013 Aug 15;536(2):171-5.
  • Jayakumar AR, Tong XY, Ruiz-Cordero R, Bregy A, Bethea JR, Bramlett HM, Norenberg MD. Activation of NF-κB mediates astrocyte swelling and brain edema in traumatic brain injury. Journal of neurotrauma. 2014 Jul 15;31(14):1249-57.

Selected Awards

  • ICPI Travel Award

Additional Information

Roberto Ruiz-Cordero, MD
  • Assistant Professor
  • Pathology
  • Division: Cytopathology/Molecular Pathology

Specialty Areas

  • Cytopathology, Molecular Pathology, Hematopathology

Contact Information

Mailing/Shipping Address:

  • UCSF
  • Roberto Ruiz-Cordero, MD
  • Pathology, Box 1785
  • 1600 Divisadero Street, Room B-618
  • San Francisco, CA 94143

Other UCSF Organizational Association(s)


Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Mission Bay
  • Moffitt-Long
  • Mt. Zion
  • San Francisco VA
  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center
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