Mignon Loh, M.D.

Pediatric cancer specialist

Dr. Mignon Loh is a pediatric cancer specialist with a particular interest in the treatment of children with leukemia, lymphoma and sarcomas. She earned a bachelor's degree at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania and a medical degree at Columbia University. She served as an instructor at Harvard Medical School and as a research fellow at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Loh is an assistant clinical professor of pediatrics at UCSF.

Clinics

Oncology Clinic
400 Parnassus Ave., Suite 101
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 476-3831

Conditions & Treatments

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Education

Columbia University 1991

Residencies

Children's Hospital, Boston, Pediatrics 1994

Fellowships

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology 1998

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Angiolillo AL, Schore RJ, Devidas M, Borowitz MJ, Carroll AJ, Gastier-Foster JM, Heerema NA, Keilani T, Lane AR, Loh ML, Reaman GH, Adamson PC, Wood B, Wood C, Zheng HW, Raetz EA, Winick NJ, Carroll WL, Hunger SP. Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Properties of Calaspargase Pegol Escherichia coli L-Asparaginase in the Treatment of Patients With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Results From Children's Oncology Group Study AALL07P4. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Dec 1; 32(34):3874-82.
  2. Roberts KG, Li Y, Payne-Turner D, Harvey RC, Yang YL, Pei D, McCastlain K, Ding L, Lu C, Song G, Ma J, Becksfort J, Rusch M, Chen SC, Easton J, Cheng J, Boggs K, Santiago-Morales N, Iacobucci I, Fulton RS, Wen J, Valentine M, Cheng C, Paugh SW, Devidas M, Chen IM, Reshmi S, Smith A, Hedlund E, Gupta P, Nagahawatte P, Wu G, Chen X, Yergeau D, Vadodaria B, Mulder H, Winick NJ, Larsen EC, Carroll WL, Heerema NA, Carroll AJ, Grayson G, Tasian SK, Moore AS, Keller F, Frei-Jones M, Whitlock JA, Raetz EA, White DL, Hughes TP, Guidry Auvil JM, Smith MA, Marcucci G, Bloomfield CD, Mrózek K, Kohlschmidt J, Stock W, Kornblau SM, Konopleva M, Paietta E, Pui CH, Jeha S, Relling MV, Evans WE, Gerhard DS, Gastier-Foster JM, Mardis E, Wilson RK, Loh ML, Downing JR, Hunger SP, Willman CL, Zhang J, Mullighan CG. Targetable kinase-activating lesions in Ph-like acute lymphoblastic leukemia. N Engl J Med. 2014 Sep 11; 371(11):1005-15.
  3. Chang TY, Dvorak CC, Loh ML. Bedside to bench in juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia: insights into leukemogenesis from a rare pediatric leukemia. Blood. 2014 Oct 16; 124(16):2487-97.
  4. Kang G, Bi W, Zhao Y, Zhang JF, Yang JJ, Xu H, Loh ML, Hunger SP, Relling MV, Pounds S, Cheng C. A new system identification approach to identify genetic variants in sequencing studies for a binary phenotype. Hum Hered. 2014; 78(2):104-16.
  5. Chonghaile TN, Roderick JE, Glenfield C, Ryan J, Sallan SE, Silverman LB, Loh ML, Hunger SP, Wood B, DeAngelo DJ, Stone R, Harris M, Gutierrez A, Kelliher MA, Letai A. Maturation Stage of T-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Determines BCL-2 versus BCL-XL Dependence and Sensitivity to ABT-199. Cancer Discov. 2014 Sep; 4(9):1074-87.
  6. Fernandez CA, Smith C, Yang W, Daté M, Bashford D, Larsen E, Bowman WP, Liu C, Ramsey LB, Chang T, Turner V, Loh ML, Raetz EA, Winick NJ, Hunger SP, Carroll WL, Onengut-Gumuscu S, Chen WM, Concannon P, Rich SS, Scheet P, Jeha S, Pui CH, Evans WE, Devidas M, Relling MV. HLA-DRB1*07:01 is associated with a higher risk of asparaginase allergies. Blood. 2014 Aug 21; 124(8):1266-76.
  7. Wu D, Emerson RO, Sherwood A, Loh ML, Angiolillo A, Howie B, Vogt J, Rieder M, Kirsch I, Carlson C, Williamson D, Wood BL, Robins H. Detection of Minimal Residual Disease in B Lymphoblastic Leukemia by High-Throughput Sequencing of IGH. Clin Cancer Res. 2014 Sep 1; 20(17):4540-8.
  8. Flex E, Jaiswal M, Pantaleoni F, Martinelli S, Strullu M, Fansa EK, Caye A, De Luca A, Lepri F, Dvorsky R, Pannone L, Paolacci S, Zhang SC, Fodale V, Bocchinfuso G, Rossi C, Burkitt-Wright EM, Farrotti A, Stellacci E, Cecchetti S, Ferese R, Bottero L, Castro S, Fenneteau O, Brethon B, Sanchez M, Roberts AE, Yntema HG, Van Der Burgt I, Cianci P, Bondeson ML, Cristina Digilio M, Zampino G, Kerr B, Aoki Y, Loh ML, Palleschi A, Di Schiavi E, Carè A, Selicorni A, Dallapiccola B, Cirstea IC, Stella L, Zenker M, Gelb BD, Cavé H, Ahmadian MR, Tartaglia M. Activating mutations in RRAS underlie a phenotype within the RASopathy spectrum and contribute to leukaemogenesis. Hum Mol Genet. 2014 Aug 15; 23(16):4315-27.
  9. Dvorak CC, Loh ML. Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia: molecular pathogenesis informs current approaches to therapy and hematopoietic cell transplantation. Front Pediatr. 2014; 2:25.
  10. Stieglitz E, Liu YL, Emanuel PD, Castleberry RP, Cooper TM, Shannon KM, Loh ML. Mutations in GATA2 are rare in juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia. Blood. 2014 Feb 27; 123(9):1426-7.
  11. Goodwin CB, Li XJ, Mali RS, Chan G, Kang M, Liu Z, Vanhaesebroeck B, Neel BG, Loh ML, Lannutti BJ, Kapur R, Chan RJ. PI3K p110d uniquely promotes gain-of-function Shp2-induced GM-CSF hypersensitivity in a model of JMML. Blood. 2014 May 1; 123(18):2838-42.
  12. Perez-Andreu V, Roberts KG, Harvey RC, Yang W, Cheng C, Pei D, Xu H, Gastier-Foster J, E S, Lim JY, Chen IM, Fan Y, Devidas M, Borowitz MJ, Smith C, Neale G, Burchard EG, Torgerson DG, Klussmann FA, Villagran CR, Winick NJ, Camitta BM, Raetz E, Wood B, Yue F, Carroll WL, Larsen E, Bowman WP, Loh ML, Dean M, Bhojwani D, Pui CH, Evans WE, Relling MV, Hunger SP, Willman CL, Mullighan CG, Yang JJ. Inherited GATA3 variants are associated with Ph-like childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia and risk of relapse. Nat Genet. 2013 Dec; 45(12):1494-8.
  13. Liu W, Yu B, Xu G, Xu WR, Loh ML, Tang LD, Qu CK. Identification of cryptotanshinone as an inhibitor of oncogenic protein tyrosine phosphatase SHP2 (PTPN11). J Med Chem. 2013 Sep 26; 56(18):7212-21.
  14. Heerema NA, Carroll AJ, Devidas M, Loh ML, Borowitz MJ, Gastier-Foster JM, Larsen EC, Mattano LA, Maloney KW, Willman CL, Wood BL, Winick NJ, Carroll WL, Hunger SP, Raetz EA. Intrachromosomal amplification of chromosome 21 is associated with inferior outcomes in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia treated in contemporary standard-risk children's oncology group studies: a report from the children's oncology group. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Sep 20; 31(27):3397-402.
  15. Stieglitz E, Loh ML. Genetic predispositions to childhood leukemia. Ther Adv Hematol. 2013 Aug; 4(4):270-90.
  16. Schultz RK, Baker KS, Boelens JJ, Bollard CM, Egeler RM, Cowan M, Ladenstein R, Lankester A, Locatelli F, Lawitschka A, Levine JE, Loh M, Nemecek E, Niemeyer C, Prasad VK, Rocha V, Shenoy S, Strahm B, Veys P, Wall D, Bader P, Grupp SA, Pulsipher MA, Peters C. Challenges and opportunities for international cooperative studies in pediatric hematopoeitic cell transplantation: priorities of the Westhafen Intercontinental Group. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2013 Sep; 19(9):1279-87.
  17. Heinrichs S, Conover LF, Bueso-Ramos CE, Kilpivaara O, Stevenson K, Neuberg D, Loh ML, Wu WS, Rodig SJ, Garcia-Manero G, Kantarjian HM, Look AT. MYBL2 is a sub-haploinsufficient tumor suppressor gene in myeloid malignancy. Elife. 2013; 2:e00825.
  18. Yu B, Liu W, Yu WM, Loh ML, Alter S, Guvench O, Mackerell AD, Tang LD, Qu CK. Targeting protein tyrosine phosphatase SHP2 for the treatment of PTPN11-associated malignancies. Mol Cancer Ther. 2013 Sep; 12(9):1738-48.
  19. Gandre-Babbe S, Paluru P, Aribeana C, Chou ST, Bresolin S, Lu L, Sullivan SK, Tasian SK, Weng J, Favre H, Choi JK, French DL, Loh ML, Weiss MJ. Patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cells recapitulate hematopoietic abnormalities of juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia. Blood. 2013 Jun 13; 121(24):4925-9.
  20. 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.

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