Raymond Gong, M.D. Resident, PGY 1

Medical School:
Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI

Personal Interests:
Sci-fi/fantasy movies, TV shows, and books. Following NBA basketball, music, gaming with friends.

Reason for selecting UC Davis for Residency:
Friendly atmosphere and supportive faculty, major academic center that offers great training opportunities, ideal location that's comfortable and close to family


Clinical Interests

  • Surgical Pathology

Research Interests

  • GI Cancers

Publications, Abstracts and/or Posters

Su, H-Y., Waldron, R.T., Gong R., Ramanujan, V.K., Pandol, S.J., Lugea, A. The Unfolded Protein Response Plays a Predominant Homeostatic Role in Response to Mitochondrial Stress in Pancreatic Stellate Cells. PLoS One. 2016, Feb; 11(2): e0148999. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0148999. PMID: 26849807.

Su, H-Y., Waldron, R.T., Gong R., Pandol, S.J., Lugea, A. Rottlerin induces ER stress-mediated cell death in pancreatic stellate cells. Cancer Research. 2015, Aug; 75(15 Suppl): Abstract nr 1769.

Su, H-Y., Waldron, R.T., Gong R., Pandol, S.J., Lugea, A. AMPK Activation by Rottlerin Promotes ER stress- rather than Autophagy-mediated Apoptosis in Pancreatic Stellate Cells. Pancreas. 2014, Nov; 43(8): 1410.

Gong, J., Gong R., Su, H-Y., Waldron, R.T., Lugea, A., Pandol, S.J. Leptin regulates cell differentiation and protumorigenic responses in pancreatic stellate cells. Cancer Research. 2014, Oct; 74(19 Suppl): Abstract nr 5353.

Waldron, R.T., Su, H-Y., Gong R., Reed, J., Pandol, S.J., Lugea, A. Attenuation of acute pancreatitis by activation of the Unfolded Protein Response regulator, IRE-1. Gastroenterology. 2014, May; 146(5): S-68.

Waldron, R.T., Capri, J., Gong R., Whitelegge, J.P., Faull, K.F., Pandol, S.J., Lugea, A. Ethanol feeding alters the redox status of the endoplasmic reticulum proteome in mouse pancreas. Pancreas. 2013, Nov; 42(8): 1388.