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    Bani Tamraz, PharmD, PhD

    TitleAssistant Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Pharmacy
    DepartmentClinical Pharmacy
    Address533 Parnassus Avenue
    San Francisco CA 94117
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      Collapse Awards and Honors
      University of California, Davis1998Dow Chemical Company Chemistry Scholarship
      American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists2002 - 2003American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) Gateway Research Scholarship
      University of California, San Francisco2006 - 2007Graduate Dean's Health Science Fellowship
      CHIH Foundation2008CHIH Foundation Felloship Award
      Amgen2010 - 2011The Amgen Research Excellence in Biopharmaceutical Sciences Fellow

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      My primary interest is identification of genetic determinants of drug response through modern methods aimed at addressing pharmacogenomics research and translating that information into new diagnostics and treatment strategies at point-of-care.

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      Pharmacogenetics, membrane transporters, antiretroviral pharmacogenetics, clinical pharmacogenetics, statins

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      1. Tamraz B, Fukushima H, Wolfe AR, Kaspera R, Totah RA, Floyd JS, Ma B, Chu C, Marciante KD, Heckbert SR, Psaty BM, Kroetz DL, Kwok PY. OATP1B1-related drug-drug and drug-gene interactions as potential risk factors for cerivastatin-induced rhabdomyolysis. Pharmacogenet Genomics. 2013 Jul; 23(7):355-64. PMID: 23652407; PMCID: PMC3894639.
      2. Floyd JS, Kaspera R, Marciante KD, Weiss NS, Heckbert SR, Lumley T, Wiggins KL, Tamraz B, Kwok PY, Totah RA, Psaty BM. A screening study of drug-drug interactions in cerivastatin users: an adverse effect of clopidogrel. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2012 May; 91(5):896-904. PMID: 22419147; PMCID: PMC3830936.
      3. Marciante KD, Durda JP, Heckbert SR, Lumley T, Rice K, McKnight B, Totah RA, Tamraz B, Kroetz DL, Fukushima H, Kaspera R, Bis JC, Glazer NL, Li G, Austin TR, Taylor KD, Rotter JI, Jaquish CE, Kwok PY, Tracy RP, Psaty BM. Cerivastatin, genetic variants, and the risk of rhabdomyolysis. Pharmacogenet Genomics. 2011 May; 21(5):280-8. PMID: 21386754; PMCID: PMC3076530.
      4. Kaspera R, Naraharisetti SB, Tamraz B, Sahele T, Cheesman MJ, Kwok PY, Marciante K, Heckbert SR, Psaty BM, Totah RA. Cerivastatin in vitro metabolism by CYP2C8 variants found in patients experiencing rhabdomyolysis. Pharmacogenet Genomics. 2010 Oct; 20(10):619-29. PMID: 20739906; PMCID: PMC2993694.
      5. Trivedi NN, Tamraz B, Chu C, Kwok PY, Caughey GH. Human subjects are protected from mast cell tryptase deficiency despite frequent inheritance of loss-of-function mutations. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2009 Nov; 124(5):1099-105.e1-4. PMID: 19748655; PMCID: PMC2783561.
      6. Reich D, Patterson N, Ramesh V, De Jager PL, McDonald GJ, Tandon A, Choy E, Hu D, Tamraz B, Pawlikowska L, Wassel-Fyr C, Huntsman S, Waliszewska A, Rossin E, Li R, Garcia M, Reiner A, Ferrell R, Cummings S, Kwok PY, Harris T, Zmuda JM, Ziv E. Admixture mapping of an allele affecting interleukin 6 soluble receptor and interleukin 6 levels. Am J Hum Genet. 2007 Apr; 80(4):716-26. PMID: 17357077; PMCID: PMC1852718.
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