Benjamin Larson, PhD

Title(s)Postdoctoral Scholar, Biochemistry and Biophysics
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address600 16th St
San Francisco CA 94158
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    UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CAPhD08/2019Biophysics
    MBL, Woods Hole, MA08/2016Physiology
    NIH, Bethesda, MD06/2014Cell Biology and Biophysics
    Reed College, Portland, ORBA05/2012Physics
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    JCC Fund2020  - 2023Merck Fellowship
    NSF2016  - 2019GRFP
    NIH, NHLBI2012  - 2014Postbac IRTA
    Reed College2012Phi Beta Kappa

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    I'm broadly interested in how cells control shape and movement to thrive in various environments and in how these capacities evolve.
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    1. Biophysical principles of choanoflagellate self-organization. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 01 21; 117(3):1303-1311. Larson BT, Ruiz-Herrero T, Lee S, Kumar S, Mahadevan L, King N. PMID: 31896587.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 5     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    2. Light-regulated collective contractility in a multicellular choanoflagellate. Science. 2019 10 18; 366(6463):326-334. Brunet T, Larson BT, Linden TA, Vermeij MJA, McDonald K, King N. PMID: 31624206.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 24     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    3. The architecture of cell differentiation in choanoflagellates and sponge choanocytes. PLoS Biol. 2019 04; 17(4):e3000226. Laundon D, Larson BT, McDonald K, King N, Burkhardt P. PMID: 30978201.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 10     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    4. Current practice of antibiotic utilization for renal colic in the emergency room. Int Braz J Urol. 2017 Mar-Apr; 43(2):239-244. Hinck B, Larson B, De S, Monga M. PMID: 28128910.
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    5. Systematic spatial mapping of proteins at exocytic and endocytic structures. Mol Biol Cell. 2014 Jul 01; 25(13):2084-93. Larson BT, Sochacki KA, Kindem JM, Taraska JW. PMID: 24807904.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 18     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    6. Synthetic Biology and Morality: Artificial Life and the Bounds of Nature, editors Gregory E. Kaebnick and Thomas H. Murray. Lessons from Environmental Ethics about the Intrinsic Value of Synthetic Life. 2013; 69-88. Bedau MA, Larson BT.
    7. Imaging the post-fusion release and capture of a vesicle membrane protein. Nat Commun. 2012; 3:1154. Sochacki KA, Larson BT, Sengupta DC, Daniels MP, Shtengel G, Hess HF, Taraska JW. PMID: 23093191.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 24     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    8. Inadequacy of biopsy for diagnosis of upper tract urothelial carcinoma: implications for conservative management. Urology. 2011 Jul; 78(1):82-6. Smith AK, Stephenson AJ, Lane BR, Larson BT, Thomas AA, Gong MC, Jones JS, Campbell SC, Hansel DE. PMID: 21550642.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 39     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    9. Limited warm ischemia during elective partial nephrectomy has only a marginal impact on renal functional outcomes. J Urol. 2011 May; 185(5):1598-603. Lane BR, Gill IS, Fergany AF, Larson BT, Campbell SC. PMID: 21419452.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 19     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    10. Active treatment of localized renal tumors may not impact overall survival in patients aged 75 years or older. Cancer. 2010 Jul 01; 116(13):3119-26. Lane BR, Abouassaly R, Gao T, Weight CJ, Hernandez AV, Larson BT, Kaouk JH, Gill IS, Campbell SC. PMID: 20564627.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 56     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    11. Chronic kidney disease after nephroureterectomy for upper tract urothelial carcinoma and implications for the administration of perioperative chemotherapy. Cancer. 2010 Jun 15; 116(12):2967-73. Lane BR, Smith AK, Larson BT, Gong MC, Campbell SC, Raghavan D, Dreicer R, Hansel DE, Stephenson AJ. PMID: 20564402.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 43     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    12. Partial nephrectomy is associated with improved overall survival compared to radical nephrectomy in patients with unanticipated benign renal tumours. Eur Urol. 2010 Aug; 58(2):293-8. Weight CJ, Lieser G, Larson BT, Gao T, Lane BR, Campbell SC, Gill IS, Novick AC, Fergany AF. PMID: 20546991.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 48     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    13. Elective partial nephrectomy in patients with clinical T1b renal tumors is associated with improved overall survival. Urology. 2010 Sep; 76(3):631-7. Weight CJ, Larson BT, Gao T, Campbell SC, Lane BR, Kaouk JH, Gill IS, Klein EA, Fergany AF. PMID: 20451967.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 42     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    14. Nephrectomy induced chronic renal insufficiency is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular death and death from any cause in patients with localized cT1b renal masses. J Urol. 2010 Apr; 183(4):1317-23. Weight CJ, Larson BT, Fergany AF, Gao T, Lane BR, Campbell SC, Kaouk JH, Klein EA, Novick AC. PMID: 20171688.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 97     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    15. Performance of the chronic kidney disease-epidemiology study equations for estimating glomerular filtration rate before and after nephrectomy. J Urol. 2010 Mar; 183(3):896-901. Lane BR, Demirjian S, Weight CJ, Larson BT, Poggio ED, Campbell SC. PMID: 20083272.
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    16. Management of the adrenal gland during partial nephrectomy. J Urol. 2009 Jun; 181(6):2430-6; discussion 2436-7. Lane BR, Tiong HY, Campbell SC, Fergany AF, Weight CJ, Larson BT, Novick AC, Flechner SM. PMID: 19371896.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 18     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    17. Characterizing Prostiva RF treatments of the prostate for BPH with gadolinium-enhanced MRI. ScientificWorldJournal. 2009 Jan 18; 9:10-6. Huidobro C, Larson B, Mynderse S, Myers JJ, Busel D, Acevedo C, Larson TR, Mynderse LA. PMID: 19151893.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    18. Factors predicting renal functional outcome after partial nephrectomy. J Urol. 2008 Dec; 180(6):2363-8; discussion 2368-9. Lane BR, Babineau DC, Poggio ED, Weight CJ, Larson BT, Gill IS, Novick AC. PMID: 18930264.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 83     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    19. Pathological aggressiveness of prostatic carcinomas related to RNASEL R462Q allelic variants. J Urol. 2008 Apr; 179(4):1344-8. Larson BT, Magi-Galluzzi C, Casey G, Plummer SJ, Silverman R, Klein EA. PMID: 18289577.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 9     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    20. Blood pressure surges during office-based transurethral microwave therapy for the prostate. Mayo Clin Proc. 2008 Mar; 83(3):309-12. Larson BT, Mynderse LA, Somers VK, Jaff MR, Evans WP, Larson TR. PMID: 18315997.
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    21. Characterizing TUNA ablative treatments of the prostate for benign hyperplasia with gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging. J Endourol. 2007 Nov; 21(11):1361-6. Mynderse LA, Larson B, Huidobro C, Meyer JJ, Busel D, Hanson DP, Larson T. PMID: 18042031.
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    22. Interstitial temperature mapping during Prolieve transurethral microwave treatment: imaging reveals thermotherapy temperatures resulting in tissue necrosis and patent prostatic urethra. Urology. 2006 Dec; 68(6):1206-10. Larson BT, Robertson DW, Huidobro C, Acevedo C, Busel D, Collins J, Larson TR. PMID: 17141828.
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    23. Transurethral microwave thermotherapy effectiveness in small prostates. Urology. 2006 Oct; 68(4):790-4. Larson BT, Mynderse L, Ulchaker J, Pulling C, Larson TR. PMID: 17070354.
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    24. Intraprostatic injection of alcohol gel for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia: preliminary clinical results. ScientificWorldJournal. 2006 Sep 06; 6:2474-80. Larson BT, Netto N, Huidobro C, de Lima ML, Matheus W, Acevedo C, Larson TR. PMID: 17619720.
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    25. In vivo temperature mapping of prostate during treatment with TherMatrx TMx-2000 device: heat field and MRI determinations of necrotic lesions. J Endourol. 2005 Oct; 19(8):1021-5. Larson B, Huidobro C, Acevedo C, Busel D, Mynderses L, Collins J, Larson T. PMID: 16253074.
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    26. Gadolinium-enhanced MRI in the evaluation of minimally invasive treatments of the prostate: correlation with histopathologic findings. Urology. 2003 Nov; 62(5):900-4. Larson BT, Collins JM, Huidobro C, Corica A, Vallejo S, Bostwick DG. PMID: 14624916.
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    27. ProstaLund feedback thermotherapy: a review. Curr Urol Rep. 2003 Aug; 4(4):292-6. Larson BT, Bolmsjö MB, Wagrell L, Larson TR. PMID: 12882721.
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    28. Histological changes of minimally invasive procedures for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate cancer: clinical implications. J Urol. 2003 Jul; 170(1):12-9. Larson BT, Bostwick DG, Corica AG, Larson TR. PMID: 12796636.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
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