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    Kyle Walsh, PhD

    TitleAssistant Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentNeurological Surgery
    Address1450 3rd Street
    San Francisco CA 94158
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      1. Walsh KM, de Smith AJ, Hansen HM, Smirnov IV, Gonseth S, Endicott AA, Xiao J, Rice T, Fu CH, McCoy LS, Lachance DH, Eckel-Passow JE, Wiencke JK, Jenkins RB, Wrensch MR, Ma X, Metayer C, Wiemels JL. A Heritable Missense Polymorphism in CDKN2A Confers Strong Risk of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Is Preferentially Selected during Clonal Evolution. Cancer Res. 2015 Nov 2.
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      2. Wiemels JL, de Smith AJ, Xiao J, Lee ST, Muench MO, Fomin ME, Zhou M, Hansen HM, Termuhlen A, Metayer C, Walsh KM. A functional polymorphism in the CEBPE gene promoter influences acute lymphoblastic leukemia risk through interaction with the hematopoietic transcription factor Ikaros. Leukemia. 2015 Sep 16.
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      3. Eckel-Passow JE, Lachance DH, Molinaro AM, Walsh KM, Decker PA, Sicotte H, Pekmezci M, Rice T, Kosel ML, Smirnov IV, Sarkar G, Caron AA, Kollmeyer TM, Praska CE, Chada AR, Halder C, Hansen HM, McCoy LS, Bracci PM, Marshall R, Zheng S, Reis GF, Pico AR, O'Neill BP, Buckner JC, Giannini C, Huse JT, Perry A, Tihan T, Berger MS, Chang SM, Prados MD, Wiemels J, Wiencke JK, Wrensch MR, Jenkins RB. Glioma Groups Based on 1p/19q, IDH, and TERT Promoter Mutations in Tumors. N Engl J Med. 2015 Jun 25; 372(26):2499-508.
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      4. Walsh KM, Wiencke JK, Lachance DH, Wiemels JL, Molinaro AM, Eckel-Passow JE, Jenkins RB, Wrensch MR. Telomere maintenance and the etiology of adult glioma. Neuro Oncol. 2015 May 25.
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      5. Bell RJ, Rube HT, Kreig A, Mancini A, Fouse SD, Nagarajan RP, Choi S, Hong C, He D, Pekmezci M, Wiencke JK, Wrensch MR, Chang SM, Walsh KM, Myong S, Song JS, Costello JF. Cancer. The transcription factor GABP selectively binds and activates the mutant TERT promoter in cancer. Science. 2015 May 29; 348(6238):1036-9.
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      6. Reis GF, Pekmezci M, Hansen HM, Rice T, Marshall RE, Molinaro AM, Phillips JJ, Vogel H, Wiencke JK, Wrensch MR, Walsh KM, Perry A. CDKN2A Loss Is Associated With Shortened Overall Survival in Lower-Grade (World Health Organization Grades II-III) Astrocytomas. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2015 May; 74(5):442-52.
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      7. Ostrom QT, Bauchet L, Davis FG, Deltour I, Fisher JL, Langer CE, Pekmezci M, Schwartzbaum JA, Turner MC, Walsh KM, Wrensch MR, Barnholtz-Sloan JS. Response to "The epidemiology of glioma in adults: a 'state of the science' review". Neuro Oncol. 2015 Apr; 17(4):624-6.
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      8. Hsu LI, Chokkalingam AP, Briggs FB, Walsh K, Crouse V, Fu C, Metayer C, Wiemels JL, Barcellos LF, Buffler PA. Association of genetic variation in IKZF1, ARID5B, and CEBPE and surrogates for early-life infections with the risk of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in Hispanic children. Cancer Causes Control. 2015 Apr; 26(4):609-19.
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      9. Claus EB, Walsh KM, Wiencke JK, Molinaro AM, Wiemels JL, Schildkraut JM, Bondy ML, Berger M, Jenkins R, Wrensch M. Survival and low-grade glioma: the emergence of genetic information. Neurosurg Focus. 2015 Jan; 38(1):E6.
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      10. Bainbridge MN, Armstrong GN, Gramatges MM, Bertuch AA, Jhangiani SN, Doddapaneni H, Lewis L, Tombrello J, Tsavachidis S, Liu Y, Jalali A, Plon SE, Lau CC, Parsons DW, Claus EB, Barnholtz-Sloan J, Il'yasova D, Schildkraut J, Ali-Osman F, Sadetzki S, Johansen C, Houlston RS, Jenkins RB, Lachance D, Olson SH, Bernstein JL, Merrell RT, Wrensch MR, Walsh KM, Davis FG, Lai R, Shete S, Aldape K, Amos CI, Thompson PA, Muzny DM, Gibbs RA, Melin BS, Bondy ML. Germline mutations in shelterin complex genes are associated with familial glioma. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2015 Jan; 107(1).
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      11. Osorio JA, Hervey-Jumper SL, Walsh KM, Clarke JL, Butowski NA, Prados MD, Berger MS. Familial gliomas: cases in two pairs of brothers. J Neurooncol. 2015 Jan; 121(1):135-40.
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      12. Ostrom QT, Bauchet L, Davis FG, Deltour I, Fisher JL, Langer CE, Pekmezci M, Schwartzbaum JA, Turner MC, Walsh KM, Wrensch MR, Barnholtz-Sloan JS. The epidemiology of glioma in adults: a "state of the science" review. Neuro Oncol. 2014 Jul; 16(7):896-913.
        View in: PubMed PMC4057143
      13. Walsh KM, Codd V, Smirnov IV, Rice T, Decker PA, Hansen HM, Kollmeyer T, Kosel ML, Molinaro AM, McCoy LS, Bracci PM, Cabriga BS, Pekmezci M, Zheng S, Wiemels JL, Pico AR, Tihan T, Berger MS, Chang SM, Prados MD, Lachance DH, O'Neill BP, Sicotte H, Eckel-Passow JE. Variants near TERT and TERC influencing telomere length are associated with high-grade glioma risk. Nat Genet. 2014 Jul; 46(7):731-5.
        View in: PubMed PMC4074274
      14. Walsh KM, de Smith AJ, Welch TC, Smirnov I, Cunningham MJ, Ma X, Chokkalingam AP, Dahl GV, Roberts W, Barcellos LF, Buffler PA, Metayer C, Wiemels JL. Genomic ancestry and somatic alterations correlate with age at diagnosis in Hispanic children with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Am J Hematol. 2014 Jul; 89(7):721-5.
        View in: PubMed PMC4069235
      15. de Smith AJ, Walsh KM, Ladner MB, Zhang S, Xiao C, Cohen F, Moore TB, Chokkalingam AP, Metayer C, Buffler PA, Trachtenberg EA, Wiemels JL. The role of KIR genes and their cognate HLA class I ligands in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Blood. 2014 Apr 17; 123(16):2497-503.
        View in: PubMed PMC3990912
      16. Walsh KM, de Smith AJ, Chokkalingam AP, Metayer C, Roberts W, Barcellos LF, Wiemels JL, Buffler PA. GATA3 risk alleles are associated with ancestral components in Hispanic children with ALL. Blood. 2013 Nov 7; 122(19):3385-7.
        View in: PubMed PMC3821727
      17. Walsh KM, de Smith AJ, Chokkalingam AP, Metayer C, Dahl GV, Hsu LI, Barcellos LF, Wiemels JL, Buffler PA. Novel childhood ALL susceptibility locus BMI1-PIP4K2A is specifically associated with the hyperdiploid subtype. Blood. 2013 Jun 6; 121(23):4808-9.
        View in: PubMed PMC3674678
      18. Walsh KM, Rice T, Decker PA, Kosel ML, Kollmeyer T, Hansen HM, Zheng S, McCoy LS, Bracci PM, Anderson E, Hsuang G, Wiemels JL, Pico AR, Smirnov I, Molinaro AM, Tihan T, Berger MS, Chang SM, Prados MD, Lachance DH, Sicotte H, Eckel-Passow JE, Wiencke JK, Jenkins RB, Wrensch MR. Genetic variants in telomerase-related genes are associated with an older age at diagnosis in glioma patients: evidence for distinct pathways of gliomagenesis. Neuro Oncol. 2013 Aug; 15(8):1041-7.
        View in: PubMed PMC3714154
      19. Walsh KM, Chokkalingam AP, Hsu LI, Metayer C, de Smith AJ, Jacobs DI, Dahl GV, Loh ML, Smirnov IV, Bartley K, Ma X, Wiencke JK, Barcellos LF, Wiemels JL, Buffler PA. Associations between genome-wide Native American ancestry, known risk alleles and B-cell ALL risk in Hispanic children. Leukemia. 2013 Dec; 27(12):2416-9.
        View in: PubMed PMC3864612
      20. Rice T, Zheng S, Decker PA, Walsh KM, Bracci P, Xiao Y, McCoy LS, Smirnov I, Patoka JS, Hansen HM, Hsuang G, Wiemels JL, Tihan T, Pico AR, Prados MD, Chang SM, Berger MS, Caron A, Fink S, Kollmeyer T, Rynearson A, Voss J, Kosel ML, Fridley BL, Lachance DH, Eckel-Passow JE, Sicotte H, O'Neill BP, Giannini C, Wiencke JK, Jenkins RB, Wrensch MR. Inherited variant on chromosome 11q23 increases susceptibility to IDH-mutated but not IDH-normal gliomas regardless of grade or histology. Neuro Oncol. 2013 May; 15(5):535-41.
        View in: PubMed PMC3635511
      21. Walsh KM, Anderson E, Hansen HM, Decker PA, Kosel ML, Kollmeyer T, Rice T, Zheng S, Xiao Y, Chang JS, McCoy LS, Bracci PM, Wiemels JL, Pico AR, Smirnov I, Lachance DH, Sicotte H, Eckel-Passow JE, Wiencke JK, Jenkins RB, Wrensch MR. Analysis of 60 reported glioma risk SNPs replicates published GWAS findings but fails to replicate associations from published candidate-gene studies. Genet Epidemiol. 2013 Feb; 37(2):222-8.
        View in: PubMed PMC3670948
      22. Walsh KM, Gorlov IP, Hansen HM, Wu X, Spitz MR, Zhang H, Lu EY, Wenzlaff AS, Sison JD, Wei C, Lloyd SM, Chen W, Frazier ML, Seldin MF, Bierut LJ, Bracci PM, Wrensch MR, Schwartz AG, Wiencke JK, Amos CI. Fine-mapping of the 5p15.33, 6p22.1-p21.31, and 15q25.1 regions identifies functional and histology-specific lung cancer susceptibility loci in African-Americans. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2013 Feb; 22(2):251-60.
        View in: PubMed PMC3565099
      23. Walsh KM, Amos CI, Wenzlaff AS, Gorlov IP, Sison JD, Wu X, Spitz MR, Hansen HM, Lu EY, Wei C, Zhang H, Chen W, Lloyd SM, Frazier ML, Bracci PM, Seldin MF, Wrensch MR, Schwartz AG, Wiencke JK. Association study of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor genes identifies a novel lung cancer susceptibility locus near CHRNA1 in African-Americans. Oncotarget. 2012 Nov; 3(11):1428-38.
        View in: PubMed PMC3717803
      24. Jacobs DI, Walsh KM, Wrensch M, Wiencke J, Jenkins R, Houlston RS, Bondy M, Simon M, Sanson M, Gousias K, Schramm J, Labussière M, Di Stefano AL, Wichmann HE, Müller-Nurasyid M, Schreiber S, Franke A, Moebus S, Eisele L, Dewan AT, Dubrow R. Leveraging ethnic group incidence variation to investigate genetic susceptibility to glioma: a novel candidate SNP approach. Front Genet. 2012; 3:203.
        View in: PubMed PMC3469791
      25. DeWan AT, Egan KB, Hellenbrand K, Sorrentino K, Pizzoferrato N, Walsh KM, Bracken MB. Whole-exome sequencing of a pedigree segregating asthma. BMC Med Genet. 2012; 13:95.
        View in: PubMed PMC3563469
      26. Bracci PM, Sison J, Hansen H, Walsh KM, Quesenberry CP, Raz DJ, Wrensch M, Wiencke JK. Cigarette smoking associated with lung adenocarcinoma in situ in a large case-control study (SFBALCS). J Thorac Oncol. 2012 Sep; 7(9):1352-60.
        View in: PubMed PMC3421052
      27. Jenkins RB, Xiao Y, Sicotte H, Decker PA, Kollmeyer TM, Hansen HM, Kosel ML, Zheng S, Walsh KM, Rice T, Bracci P, McCoy LS, Smirnov I, Patoka JS, Hsuang G, Wiemels JL, Tihan T, Pico AR, Prados MD, Chang SM, Berger MS, Caron AA, Fink SR, Halder C, Rynearson AL, Fridley BL, Buckner JC, O'Neill BP, Giannini C, Lachance DH, Wiencke JK, Eckel-Passow JE, Wrensch MR. A low-frequency variant at 8q24.21 is strongly associated with risk of oligodendroglial tumors and astrocytomas with IDH1 or IDH2 mutation. Nat Genet. 2012 Oct; 44(10):1122-5.
        View in: PubMed PMC3600846
      28. Zhao L, Triche EW, Walsh KM, Bracken MB, Saftlas AF, Hoh J, Dewan AT. Genome-wide association study identifies a maternal copy-number deletion in PSG11 enriched among preeclampsia patients. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2012; 12:61.
        View in: PubMed PMC3476390
      29. Claus EB, Walsh KM, Calvocoressi L, Bondy ML, Schildkraut JM, Wrensch M, Wiemels JL. Cigarette smoking and risk of meningioma: the effect of gender. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012 Jun; 21(6):943-50.
        View in: PubMed PMC3613227
      30. Sebastiani P, Solovieff N, Dewan AT, Walsh KM, Puca A, Hartley SW, Melista E, Andersen S, Dworkis DA, Wilk JB, Myers RH, Steinberg MH, Montano M, Baldwin CT, Hoh J, Perls TT. Genetic signatures of exceptional longevity in humans. PLoS One. 2012; 7(1):e29848.
        View in: PubMed PMC3261167
      31. Wu C, Walsh KM, Dewan AT, Hoh J, Wang Z. Disease risk prediction with rare and common variants. BMC Proc. 2011; 5 Suppl 9:S61.
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      32. Kochar R, Walsh KM, Jain A, Spalding SJ, Hashkes PJ. Decreased use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for the treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis in the era of modern aggressive treatment. Rheumatol Int. 2012 Oct; 32(10):3055-60.
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      33. Murk W, Walsh K, Hsu LI, Zhao L, Bracken MB, Dewan AT. Attempted replication of 50 reported asthma risk genes identifies a SNP in RAD50 as associated with childhood atopic asthma. Hum Hered. 2011; 71(2):97-105.
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      34. Walsh KM, Bracken MB. Copy number variation in the dosage-sensitive 16p11.2 interval accounts for only a small proportion of autism incidence: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Genet Med. 2011 May; 13(5):377-84.
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      35. Walsh KM, Choi M, Oberg K, Kulke MH, Yao JC, Wu C, Jurkiewicz M, Hsu LI, Hooshmand SM, Hassan M, Janson ET, Cunningham JL, Vosburgh E, Sackler RS, Lifton RP, Dewan AT, Hoh J. A pilot genome-wide association study shows genomic variants enriched in the non-tumor cells of patients with well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumors of the ileum. Endocr Relat Cancer. 2011 Feb; 18(1):171-80.
        View in: PubMed PMC3221459
      36. Walsh KM, Bracken MB, Murk WK, Hoh J, Dewan AT. Association between reduced copy-number at T-cell receptor gamma (TCRgamma) and childhood allergic asthma: A possible role for somatic mosaicism. Mutat Res. 2010 Aug 7; 690(1-2):89-94.
        View in: PubMed PMC2914201
      37. Clendenning M, Baze ME, Sun S, Walsh K, Liyanarachchi S, Fix D, Schunemann V, Comeras I, Deacon M, Lynch JF, Gong G, Thomas BC, Thibodeau SN, Lynch HT, Hampel H, de la Chapelle A. Origins and prevalence of the American Founder Mutation of MSH2. Cancer Res. 2008 Apr 1; 68(7):2145-53.
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