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    Kevin McDonnell, MD, PhD

    TitleAssistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
    SchoolKeck School of Medicine of USC
    AddressNRT 4507
    Health Sciences Campus
    Los Angeles California 90089-9601
    Phone+1 323 442 7985
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      Dr. McDonnell's research interests include colon cancer, cancer genetics, functional genomics and personalized cancer medicine. He is a member of American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

      Dr. McDonnell earned two Master's degrees, one in English Literature and the other in Philosophy. He then went on to successfully complete his medical degree and a PhD in Biophysics, followed by two fellowships in Physiology and Biophysics.

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      Proctor and Gamble1993Award for Meritorious Research
      Georgetown University Medical Center1995Predoctoral Award
      The Academy of Medicine of Washington D.C.1995First Place, Bioethics Writing Competition
      1997Lawrence Lillenfield Award in Physiology
      Georgetown University1997PhD Dissertation with Distinction
      Lombardi Cancer Center Research Exhibition2000  - 2001Postdoctoral Award
      Quest Diagnostics2001Young Investigator Award
      Georgetown Medical Center Research Symposium2003Postdoctoral Award
      American Society of Clinical Oncology2012Young Investigator Award
      2013Halvorson Family Foundation Award
      2014Kure It Foundation Award

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      1. Ricker C, Culver JO, Lowstuter K, Sturgeon D, Sturgeon JD, Chanock CR, Gauderman WJ, McDonnell K, Idos GE, Gruber SB. Increased yield of actionable mutations using multi-gene panels to assess hereditary cancer susceptibility in an ethnically diverse clinical cohort. Cancer Genet. 2016 Apr; 209(4):130-7. PMID: 26908360; PMCID: PMC4835267 [Available on 04/01/17].
      2. McDonnell K, Gallanis GT, Heller KA, Melas M, Idos GE, Culver JO, Martin SE, Peng DH, Gruber SB. A novel BAP1 mutation is associated with melanocytic neoplasms and thyroid cancer. Cancer Genet. 2016 Mar; 209(3):75-81. PMID: 26774355.
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      3. Scarbrough PM, Weber RP, Iversen ES, Brhane Y, Amos CI, Kraft P, Hung RJ, Sellers TA, Witte JS, Pharoah P, Henderson BE, Gruber SB, Hunter DJ, Garber JE, Joshi AD, McDonnell K, Easton DF, Eeles R, Kote-Jarai Z, Muir K, Doherty JA, Schildkraut JM. A Cross-Cancer Genetic Association Analysis of the DNA Repair and DNA Damage Signaling Pathways for Lung, Ovary, Prostate, Breast, and Colorectal Cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2016 Jan; 25(1):193-200. PMID: 26637267; PMCID: PMC4713268.
      4. Schumacher FR, Schmit SL, Jiao S, Edlund CK, Wang H, Zhang B, Hsu L, Huang SC, Fischer CP, Harju JF, Idos GE, Lejbkowicz F, Manion FJ, McDonnell K, McNeil CE, Melas M, Rennert HS, Shi W, Thomas DC, Van Den Berg DJ, Hutter CM, Aragaki AK, Butterbach K, Caan BJ, Carlson CS, Chanock SJ, Curtis KR, Fuchs CS, Gala M, Giovannucci EL, Gogarten SM, Hayes RB, Henderson B, Hunter DJ, Jackson RD, Kolonel LN, Kooperberg C, Küry S, LaCroix A, Laurie CC, Laurie CA, Lemire M, Levine D, Ma J, Makar KW, Qu C, Taverna D, Ulrich CM, Wu K, Kono S, West DW, Berndt SI, Bezieau S, Brenner H, Campbell PT, Chan AT, Chang-Claude J, Coetzee GA, Conti DV, Duggan D, Figueiredo JC, Fortini BK, Gallinger SJ, Gauderman WJ, Giles G, Green R, Haile R, Harrison TA, Hoffmeister M, Hopper JL, Hudson TJ, Jacobs E, Iwasaki M, Jee SH, Jenkins M, Jia WH, Joshi A, Li L, Lindor NM, Matsuo K, Moreno V, Mukherjee B, Newcomb PA, Potter JD, Raskin L, Rennert G, Rosse S, Severi G, Schoen RE, Seminara D, Shu XO, Slattery ML, Tsugane S, White E, Xiang YB, Zanke BW, Zheng W, Le Marchand L, Casey G, Gruber SB, Peters U. Corrigendum: genome-wide association study of colorectal cancer identifies six new susceptibility loci. Nat Commun. 2015 Oct 26; 6:8739. PMID: 26498495.
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