Biography

Stanford University, Stanford, CA A.B. 1963 Psychology Stanford Medical School, Stanford, CA M.D. 1967 Medicine Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 1967-1969 Internal Medicine National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 1969-1973 Genetics A. Positions and Honors. 1963-1967 Predoctoral Trainee PHS, Dept of Genetics, Stanford Medical School (Dr. L. Herzenberg) 1967-1969 Internship and Residency, Dept of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hosp, Boston, MA 1969-1973 Res Assoc, Lab. of Biochemical Genetics (LBG), NHLBI, NIH (Dr. Marshall Nirenberg) 1973-1975 Head, Section on Somatic Cell Genetics, LBG, NHLBI, NIH 1974-1991 Attending Physician, Clinical Center, NIH 1975-1981 Chief, NCI-VA Medical Oncology Branch, Clinical Oncology Program, DCT, NCI, NIH 1981-1991 Chief, NCI-Navy Medical Oncology Branch, COP, DCT, NCI, NIH 1981-1991 Prof of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 1969-1991 United States Public Health Service (PHS); Captain (06); Retired 1991 1991-Pres. Prof of Medicine & Pharmacology, UT Southwestern Medical Center Dallas (UTSWMC) 1991-1995 Director, Harold C. Simmons Cancer Center, UTSWMC, Lisa K. Simmon Distinguished Chair in Comprehensive Oncology, Chief, Division of Medical Oncology/Hematology 1995-Pres. Director, Hamon Center for Therapeutic Oncology Research and W.A. "Tex" & Deborah Moncrief Jr. Center for Cancer Genetics, UTSWMC, Sarah M. & Charles E. Seay Distinguished Chair in Cancer Research, Max L. Thomas Distinguished Chair in Molecular Pulmonary Oncology Honors PHS: Commendation Medal (1979), Meritorious Service Medical (1986), Unit Commendation Medal (1991); Rosenthal Prize for Cancer Research (1984); Milken Foundation Award for Scientific Excellence in Clinical Research (1989); Chester Stock Award, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (1992); Bristol Myers Squibb Award for Lung Cancer Research (1997); Moran Award Univ. Michigan (2000), NCI SPORE Program Award for Leadership (2003), Ochsner Award Smoking Related Research (2004), ASCO Scientific Achievement Award (2005), ASCO Lifetime Achievement Award (2007) B. Selected peer-reviewed publications (2006-2007). Sato, M., Vaughan, M. B., Girard, L., Peyton, M., Lee, W., Shames, D. S., Ramirez, R. D., Sunaga, N., Gazdar, A. F., Shay, J. W., and Minna, J. D. Multiple Oncogenic Changes (K-RASV12, p53 Knockdown, Mutant EGFRs, p16 Bypass, Telomerase) Are Not Sufficient to Confer a Full Malignant Phenotype on Human Bronchial Epithelial Cells. Cancer Res, 66: 2116-2128, 2006. Zhou, B. B., Peyton, M., He, B., Liu, C., Girard, L., Caudler, E., Lo, Y., Baribaud, F., Mikami, I., Reguart, N., Yang, G., Li, Y., Yao, W., Vaddi, K., Gazdar, A. F., Friedman, S. M., Jablons, D. M., Newton, R. C., Fridman, J. S., Minna, J. D., and Scherle, P. A. Targeting ADAM-mediated ligand cleavage to inhibit HER3 and EGFR pathways in non-small cell lung cancer. Cancer Cell, 10: 39-50, 2006. Deng, W. G., Kawashima, H., Wu, G., Jayachandran, G., Xu, K., Minna, J. D., Roth, J. A., and Ji, L. Synergistic tumor suppression by coexpression of FUS1 and p53 is associated with down-regulation of murine double minute-2 and activation of the apoptotic protease-activating factor 1-dependent apoptotic pathway in human non-small cell lung cancer cells. Cancer Res, 67: 709-717, 2007. Lam, D. C., Girard, L., Ramirez, R., Chau, W. S., Suen, W. S., Sheridan, S., Tin, V. P., Chung, L. P., Wong, M. P., Shay, J. W., Gazdar, A. F., Lam, W. K., and Minna, J. D. Expression of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunit genes in non-small-cell lung cancer reveals differences between smokers and nonsmokers. Cancer Res, 67: 4638-4647, 2007. Whitehurst, A. W., Bodemann, B. O., Cardenas, J., Ferguson, D., Girard, L., Peyton, M., Minna, J. D., Michnoff, C., Hao, W., Roth, M. G., Xie, X. J., and White, M. A. Synthetic lethal screen identification of chemosensitizer loci in cancer cells. Nature, 446: 815-819, 2007.

Education

Medical School
Stanford University Medical Center (1967)
Internship
Massachusetts General Hospital (1968), Medicine
Residency
Massachusetts General Hospital (1969), Medicine
Fellowship
National Institutes of Health (1973), Biochemical Genetics

Research Interest

  • Breast Cancer
  • Genome wide mRNA, protein, and DNA analysis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Molecular biomarkers of response to cancer therapy
  • Molecular pathogenesis of human cancer

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

ClickGene: an open cloud-based platform for big pan-cancer data genome-wide association study, visualization and exploration.
Bi JH, Tong YF, Qiu ZW, Yang XF, Minna J, Gazdar AF, Song K, BioData Min 2019 12 12
LCE: an open web portal to explore gene expression and clinical associations in lung cancer.
Cai L, Lin S, Girard L, Zhou Y, Yang L, Ci B, Zhou Q, Luo D, Yao B, Tang H, Allen J, Huffman K, Gazdar A, Heymach J, Wistuba I, Xiao G, Minna J, Xie Y Oncogene 2018 Dec
Transmembrane Protease TMPRSS11B Promotes Lung Cancer Growth by Enhancing Lactate Export and Glycolytic Metabolism.
Updegraff BL, Zhou X, Guo Y, Padanad MS, Chen PH, Yang C, Sudderth J, Rodriguez-Tirado C, Girard L, Minna JD, Mishra P, DeBerardinis RJ, O'Donnell KA Cell Rep 2018 Nov 25 8 2223-2233.e6
Validation of the 12-gene predictive signature for Adjuvant Chemotherapy Response in Lung Cancer.
Xie Y, Lu W, Wang S, Tang X, Tang H, Zhou Y, Moran C, Behrens C, Roth JA, Zhou Q, Johnson DH, Swisher SG, Heymach JV, Papadimitrakopoulou VA, Xiao G, Minna JD, Wistuba II Clin. Cancer Res. 2018 Oct
Different Originating Cells Underlie Intertumoral Heterogeneity in Lung Neuroendocrine Tumors.
Pozo K, Kelenis DP, Minna JD, Johnson JE Cancer Discov 2018 Oct 8 10 1216-1218
-altered non-small cell lung cancer.
Ruder D, Papadimitrakopoulou V, Shien K, Behrens C, Kalhor N, Chen H, Shen L, Lee JJ, Hong WK, Tang X, Girard L, Minna JD, Diao L, Wang J, Mino B, Villalobos P, Rodriguez-Canales J, Hanson NE, Sun J, Miller V, Greenbowe J, Frampton G, Herbst RS, Baladandayuthapani V, Wistuba II, Izzo JG Oncotarget 2018 Sep 9 74 33995-34008
Retraction notice to "Sun exposure related methylation in malignant and non-malignant skin lesions" [Cancer Letters 245/1-2 (2007) 112-120].
Sathyanarayana UG, Moore AY, Li L, Padar A, Majmudar K, Stastny V, Makarla P, Suzuki M, Minna JD, Feng Z, Gazdar AF Cancer Lett. 2018 Sep 432 272
HORMAD1 is a negative prognostic indicator in lung adenocarcinoma and specifies resistance to oxidative and genotoxic stress.
Nichols BA, Oswald NW, McMillan EA, McGlynn K, Yan J, Kim MS, Saha J, Mallipeddi PL, LaDuke SA, Villalobos PA, Rodriguez-Canales J, Wistuba II, Posner BA, Davis AJ, Minna JD, MacMillan JB, Whitehurst AW Cancer Res. 2018 Sep
Corrigendum: Identifying a missing lineage driver in a subset of lung neuroendocrine tumors.
Pozo K, Minna JD, Johnson JE Genes Dev. 2018 09 32 17-18 1266
Telomerase-Mediated Strategy for Overcoming Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Targeted Therapy and Chemotherapy Resistance.
Mender I, LaRanger R, Luitel K, Peyton M, Girard L, Lai TP, Batten K, Cornelius C, Dalvi MP, Ramirez M, Du W, Wu LF, Altschuler SJ, Brekken R, Martinez ED, Minna JD, Wright WE, Shay JW Neoplasia 2018 Aug 20 8 826-837

Honors & Awards

  • ASCO Award
    Statesman (2007)
  • ASCO Award
    Lifetime Scientific Achievement (2005)
  • Ochsner Award
    Award for Smoking Related Research (2004)
  • Bristol Myers Squibb Award
    Award for Lung Cancer Research (1997)
  • Rosenthal Prize
    Prize for Cancer Research (1984)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • ASBMB, ASCI, AFCR, ASH, IASLC
  • Association of American Physicians (AAP)
  • Fellow American College of Physicians (FACP)