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V Courtney Broaddus, MD
M_MED-ZSFG-PULM
Professor

1001 Potrero Ave
San Francisco, CA 94110
415-206-3513
[email protected]

Education and Training

Location Degree or Training Specialty Date
University of California, San Francisco Post-Doc Fellow/Scholar Medicine 1986
University of Pennsylvania Residency School of Medicine 1982
University of Pennsylvania Medical Degree Medicine 1979
Duke University BS Zoology 1975

Awards and Honors

2018   Elizabeth Rich Award, American Thoracic Society, 2018
2016   Wagner Medal, International Mesothelioma Interest Group, 2016
2012   John F. Murray Distinguished Professorship, UCSF, 2012
2010   Pioneer Award, The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, 2010

Related Web Sites

Awarded Grants

Project Title Project Number Fiscal Year
Amplification of TRIAL-Indcued Apoptosis in Mesothelioma R01CA095671 2009
PROTECTIVE ROLE OF APOPTOSIS IN ASBESTOS PLEURAL INJURY R01ES008985 2003
MOLECULAR INTERACTIONS ON ASBESTOS AND MESOTHELIAL CELLS R01ES006331 1999
COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY OF THE NORMAL AND INFLAMED PLEURA K08HL001893 1992
PLEURAL LIQUID TRANSPORT F32HL007271
Recent Articles (32)

Follo C, Cheng Y, Richards WG, Bueno R, Broaddus VC. Inhibition of autophagy initiation potentiates chemosensitivity in mesothelioma. Mol Carcinog. 2018 Mar; 57(3):319-332.

Follo C, Barbone D, Richards WG, Bueno R, Broaddus VC. Autophagy initiation correlates with the autophagic flux in 3D models of mesothelioma and with patient outcome. Autophagy. 2016 Jul 02; 12(7):1180-94.

Barbone D, Van Dam L, Follo C, Jithesh PV, Zhang SD, Richards WG, Bueno R, Fennell DA, Broaddus VC. Analysis of Gene Expression in 3D Spheroids Highlights a Survival Role for ASS1 in Mesothelioma. PLoS One. 2016; 11(3):e0150044.

Weinstock T, Kidambi P, Channick CL, Michaud GC, Broaddus C, Makani SS, Wiener RS, Wilson KC, Thomson CC. Implementation of Lung Cancer Screening Programs with Low-Dose Computed Tomography in Clinical Practice. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Mar; 13(3):425-7.

Barbone D, Follo C, Echeverry N, Gerbaudo VH, Klabatsa A, Bueno R, Felley-Bosco E, Broaddus VC. Autophagy Correlates with the Therapeutic Responsiveness of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma in 3D Models. PLoS One. 2015; 10(8):e0134825.

Broaddus VC, Grippi MA. Medical Subspecialty Textbooks in the 21st Century. Essential or Headed for Extinction? Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Aug; 12(8):1113-5.

Busacca S, Chacko AD, Klabatsa A, Arthur K, Sheaff M, Barbone D, Mutti L, Gunasekharan VK, Gorski JJ, El-Tanani M, Broaddus VC, Gaudino G, Fennell DA. BAK and NOXA are critical determinants of mitochondrial apoptosis induced by bortezomib in mesothelioma. PLoS One. 2013; 8(6):e65489.

Barbone D, Cheung P, Battula S, Busacca S, Gray SG, Longley DB, Bueno R, Sugarbaker DJ, Fennell DA, Broaddus VC. Vorinostat eliminates multicellular resistance of mesothelioma 3D spheroids via restoration of Noxa expression. PLoS One. 2012; 7(12):e52753.

Lee HK, Park GB, Kim YS, Song H, Broaddus VC, Hur DY. Ligation of CM1 enhances apoptosis of lung cancer cells through different mechanisms in conformity with EGFR mutation. Int J Oncol. 2013 Feb; 42(2):469-77.

Hurwitz JL, Stasik I, Kerr EM, Holohan C, Redmond KM, McLaughlin KM, Busacca S, Barbone D, Broaddus VC, Gray SG, O'Byrne KJ, Johnston PG, Fennell DA, Longley DB. Vorinostat/SAHA-induced apoptosis in malignant mesothelioma is FLIP/caspase 8-dependent and HR23B-independent. Eur J Cancer. 2012 May; 48(7):1096-107.

Phung YT, Barbone D, Broaddus VC, Ho M. Rapid generation of in vitro multicellular spheroids for the study of monoclonal antibody therapy. J Cancer. 2011; 2:507-14.

Iyer AK, Lan X, Zhu X, Su Y, Feng J, Zhang X, Gao D, Seo Y, Vanbrocklin HF, Broaddus VC, Liu B, He J. Novel human single chain antibody fragments that are rapidly internalizing effectively target epithelioid and sarcomatoid mesotheliomas. Cancer Res. 2011 Apr 01; 71(7):2428-32.

Xiang X, Phung Y, Feng M, Nagashima K, Zhang J, Broaddus VC, Hassan R, Fitzgerald D, Ho M. The development and characterization of a human mesothelioma in vitro 3D model to investigate immunotoxin therapy. PLoS One. 2011 Jan 31; 6(1):e14640.

Broaddus VC, Everitt JI, Black B, Kane AB. Non-neoplastic and neoplastic pleural endpoints following fiber exposure. J Toxicol Environ Health B Crit Rev. 2011; 14(1-4):153-78.

Bidlingmaier S, He J, Wang Y, An F, Feng J, Barbone D, Gao D, Franc B, Broaddus VC, Liu B. Identification of MCAM/CD146 as the target antigen of a human monoclonal antibody that recognizes both epithelioid and sarcomatoid types of mesothelioma. Cancer Res. 2009 Feb 15; 69(4):1570-7.

Yang TM, Barbone D, Fennell DA, Broaddus VC. Bcl-2 family proteins contribute to apoptotic resistance in lung cancer multicellular spheroids. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2009 Jul; 41(1):14-23.

Wilson SM, Barbone D, Yang TM, Jablons DM, Bueno R, Sugarbaker DJ, Nishimura SL, Gordon GJ, Broaddus VC. mTOR mediates survival signals in malignant mesothelioma grown as tumor fragment spheroids. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2008 Nov; 39(5):576-83.

Barbone D, Yang TM, Morgan JR, Gaudino G, Broaddus VC. Mammalian target of rapamycin contributes to the acquired apoptotic resistance of human mesothelioma multicellular spheroids. J Biol Chem. 2008 May 09; 283(19):13021-30.

An F, Drummond DC, Wilson S, Kirpotin DB, Nishimura SL, Broaddus VC, Liu B. Targeted drug delivery to mesothelioma cells using functionally selected internalizing human single-chain antibodies. Mol Cancer Ther. 2008 Mar; 7(3):569-78.

Hassan R, Broaddus VC, Wilson S, Liewehr DJ, Zhang J. Anti-mesothelin immunotoxin SS1P in combination with gemcitabine results in increased activity against mesothelin-expressing tumor xenografts. Clin Cancer Res. 2007 Dec 01; 13(23):7166-71.

Araya J, Cambier S, Markovics JA, Wolters P, Jablons D, Hill A, Finkbeiner W, Jones K, Broaddus VC, Sheppard D, Barzcak A, Xiao Y, Erle DJ, Nishimura SL. Squamous metaplasia amplifies pathologic epithelial-mesenchymal interactions in COPD patients. J Clin Invest. 2007 Nov; 117(11):3551-62.

Abayasiriwardana KS, Barbone D, Kim KU, Vivo C, Lee KK, Dansen TB, Hunt AE, Evan GI, Broaddus VC. Malignant mesothelioma cells are rapidly sensitized to TRAIL-induced apoptosis by low-dose anisomycin via Bim. Mol Cancer Ther. 2007 Oct; 6(10):2766-76.

Pespeni MH, Hodnett M, Abayasiriwardana KS, Roux J, Howard M, Broaddus VC, Pittet JF. Sensitization of mesothelioma cells to tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand-induced apoptosis by heat stress via the inhibition of the 3-phosphoinositide-dependent kinase 1/Akt pathway. Cancer Res. 2007 Mar 15; 67(6):2865-71.

Kim KU, Wilson SM, Abayasiriwardana KS, Collins R, Fjellbirkeland L, Xu Z, Jablons DM, Nishimura SL, Broaddus VC. A novel in vitro model of human mesothelioma for studying tumor biology and apoptotic resistance. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2005 Dec; 33(6):541-8.

Broaddus VC, Dansen TB, Abayasiriwardana KS, Wilson SM, Finch AJ, Swigart LB, Hunt AE, Evan GI. Bid mediates apoptotic synergy between tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand (TRAIL) and DNA damage. J Biol Chem. 2005 Apr 01; 280(13):12486-93.

Mutti L, Broaddus VC. Malignant mesothelioma as both a challenge and an opportunity. Oncogene. 2004 Dec 09; 23(57):9155-61.

Leard LE, Broaddus VC. Mesothelial cell proliferation and apoptosis. Respirology. 2004 Aug; 9(3):292-9.

Geiser T, Ishigaki M, van Leer C, Matthay MA, Broaddus VC. H(2)O(2) inhibits alveolar epithelial wound repair in vitro by induction of apoptosis. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2004 Aug; 287(2):L448-53.

Fjellbirkeland L, Cambier S, Broaddus VC, Hill A, Brunetta P, Dolganov G, Jablons D, Nishimura SL. Integrin alphavbeta8-mediated activation of transforming growth factor-beta inhibits human airway epithelial proliferation in intact bronchial tissue. Am J Pathol. 2003 Aug; 163(2):533-42.

Vivo C, Liu W, Broaddus VC. c-Jun N-terminal kinase contributes to apoptotic synergy induced by tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand plus DNA damage in chemoresistant, p53 inactive mesothelioma cells. J Biol Chem. 2003 Jul 11; 278(28):25461-7.

Mu D, Cambier S, Fjellbirkeland L, Baron JL, Munger JS, Kawakatsu H, Sheppard D, Broaddus VC, Nishimura SL. The integrin alpha(v)beta8 mediates epithelial homeostasis through MT1-MMP-dependent activation of TGF-beta1. J Cell Biol. 2002 Apr 29; 157(3):493-507.

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