Edward Kim, M.D., Ph.D.

Edward Kim, M.D., Ph.D.

Specialties

Hematology/Oncology

Internal Medicine

Department

Internal Medicine

Title

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Chair, UC Davis Pancreatic Cancer Research Incubator
  • Chair, Data and Safety Monitoring Committee, UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
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UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Sacramento, CA 95817
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Primary Phone:
800-362-5566
916-734-5959

Additional Phone Numbers

Physician Referrals: 800-362-5566

Clinical Interests

Dr. Kim is an adult medical oncologist who specializes in medical treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies including pancreatic, hepatocellular, biliary, esophageal, gastric, and colorectal cancers.  

He has expertise in conducting clinical trials for these malignancies and has a particular interest in novel treatments for pancreatic cancer. 

For Gastrointestinal Oncology Clinical Trials at UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, click here

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Kim’s research includes developing and conducting clinical trials for gastrointestinal malignancies.  He has a particular interest in translational and clinical research for pancreatic cancer.  

His laboratory research is focused in 2 primary areas: 1) investigation and development of novel rational combinations of drugs for pancreatic cancer, and 2) development of patient-derived models of pancreatic cancer (including patient-derived xenografts and patient-derived organoids) to enhance pre-clinical evaluation of promising new therapeutics for pancreatic cancer.  

Division

Hematology and Oncology

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Education

M.D., Stony Brook University, Stony Brook NY 2005

Ph.D., Stony Brook University, Stony Brook NY 2003

A.B., Harvard University, Cambridge MA 1997

Residency

Internal Medicine, University of Michigan , Ann Arbor MI 2005-2007

Fellowships

Hematology/Oncology, University of Michigan , Ann Arbor MI 2007-2011

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, 2008

American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, 2012

Professional Memberships

American Association for Canter Research (AACR)

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG)

Honors and Awards

NCI Cancer Clinical Team Leadership Award, 2015

ASCO Cancer Foundation Merit Award – GI Cancers Symposium, 2011

Mark Roth Memorial Award, 2010