Trever Bivona, MD, PhD

Associate Professor
Member, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Member, QB3
Departments of Medicine
Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology
Research Overview: 

The Bivona lab conducts genetic and cell biological studies to uncover the fundamental principles that underlie the aberrant cell signaling events driving tumor initiation, progression, and drug resistance. The overall goal of this integrative research program is to understand the regulatory events underlying cancer cell growth through hypothesis-driven, laboratory-based investigations in order to improve cancer therapy and cancer patient survival.

Primary Thematic Area: 
Cancer Biology & Cell Signaling
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Human Genetics
Research Summary: 
Molecular characterization and precision treatment of solid cancers.

Websites

Publications: 

Deficiency of the splicing factor RBM10 limits EGFR inhibitor response in EGFR mutant lung cancer.

The Journal of clinical investigation

Nanjo S, Wu W, Karachaliou N, Blakely CM, Suzuki J, Chou YT, Ali SM, Kerr DL, Olivas VR, Shue J, Rotow J, Mayekar MK, Haderk F, Chatterjee N, Urisman A, Yeo JC, Skanderup AJ, Tan AC, Tam WL, Arrieta O, Hosomichi K, Nishiyama A, Yano S, Kirichok Y, Tan DS, Rosell R, Okimoto RA, Bivona TG

Lineage tracing reveals the phylodynamics, plasticity, and paths of tumor evolution.

Cell

Yang D, Jones MG, Naranjo S, Rideout WM, Min KHJ, Ho R, Wu W, Replogle JM, Page JL, Quinn JJ, Horns F, Qiu X, Chen MZ, Freed-Pastor WA, McGinnis CS, Patterson DM, Gartner ZJ, Chow ED, Bivona TG, Chan MM, Yosef N, Jacks T, Weissman JS

Understanding Drug Sensitivity and Tackling Resistance in Cancer.

Cancer research

Tyner JW, Haderk F, Kumaraswamy A, Baughn LB, Van Ness BG, Liu S, Marathe H, Alumkal JJ, Bivona TG, Chan KS, Druker BJ, Hutson AD, Nelson PS, Sawyers CL, Willey CD

Small-molecule targeted therapies induce dependence on DNA double-strand break repair in residual tumor cells.

Science translational medicine

Ali M, Lu M, Ang HX, Soderquist RS, Eyler CE, Hutchinson HM, Glass C, Bassil CF, Lopez OM, Kerr DL, Falcon CJ, Yu HA, Hata AN, Blakely CM, McCoach CE, Bivona TG, Wood KC