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Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Hanne M. Jensen, M.D.

Hanne M. Jensen, M.D.


Director of Transfusion Services

Department of Medical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
UC Davis Health System
PATH Building
4400 V Street
Sacramento, CA 95817

Ph: (916) 734-3871

Clinical Interests

  • Transfusion medicine


Research Interests

  • Breast cancer
  • Angiogenesis


Brief Biography

Over the past 20 years Hanne Jensen has devoted much time teaching medical students and pathology residents. Serving as co-instructor of record in the department of pathology, she has taken part in modifications of the curriculum, with a focus on improving educational technologies.

Since 1969 she has done research on breast cancer:

  • Jensen, H.M. J. Rice and S.R. Wellings. "Precancerous lesions in the human breast". Science, 191:295-297.1976.
  • Jensen, H.M., I. Chen, M.R. DeVault and A. E. Lewis. "Angiogenesis induced by “normal” human breast tissue: A probable marker for precancer". Science, 218: 293-295.1982.
  • Buerhing GC, Shen H, McGirr K, Jensen, HM. "Bovine leukemia virus in human breast tissue: A risk factor for breast cancer?" AIDS research and Human Retroviruses, 19S: S-69. 2003.