Dr. Bertrand Y. Tuan

Current Title

1994 - Present

Hematologist-Oncologist
Pacific Hematology-Oncology Associates
California Pacific Medical Center
San Francisco, CA 


1993 - 1994

Emergency Room Physician

St. Luke’s Hospital, New Bedford, MA

Malden Hospital, Malden, MA

New England Memorial Hospital, Stoneham, MA


Locum Tenems Hematology-Oncology for the practices of Barbara Bjornson, M.D. and Roberto Mattii, M.D.

Malden, MA


1992-1993

Associate Physician

Divisions of Experimental Medicine and Hematology/Oncology

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Boston, MA


1989-1991

Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA


1988-1989

Clinical and Research Fellow in Medicine, Hematology/Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA


1985-1988

Emergency Room Physician, Malden Hospital

Malden, MA


Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine,

Boston City Hospital, Boston, MA


EDUCATION

1985

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Bronx, NY

M.D.


1981

University of California

Berkeley, CA

A.B. In Biophysics with Honors

Updated: 9/10/09


BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

Medical Oncology

Hematology

Internal Medicine


LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION

Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

- Medical Oncology, 1993, 2003

- Hematology, 1992, 2002

- Internal Medicine, 1988


Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

California Medical License No. G078339


ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

1992-1993

Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School


1989-1992

Research Fellow in Medicine, Harvard Medical School


HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS

1994

Medical Staff Member

California Pacific Medical Center

San Francisco, CA


1993-1994

Medical Staff Member,

Malden Hospital, Malden, MA

New England Memorial Hospital, Stoneham, MA

Whidden Hospital, Everett, MA


1992-1993

Associate Physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital


1989-1991

Clinical and Research Fellow in Medicine

Massachusetts General Hospital


MEMBERSHIPS

American Society of Hematology

American Society of Clinical Oncology


RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

1990-1993

Hematology/Oncology Research Fellow with Thomas Stossel, M.D. and David Kwiatkowski, M.D. , Ph.D.

Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Study of the effects of overexpression of the actin binding protein Gelsolin and deletion mutants of gelsolin on cellular motility and cellular transformation


1984

Medical Student Research Associate with Karl Weisgraber, Oh. D., Gladstone Foundation Laboratories for Cardiovascular Research, University of California, San Francisco. 


Developed an assay using oligonucleotides to detect Apolipoprotein E Genetic polymorphism.


1981

Research Associate with Karl Weisgraber, Ph. D. Gladstone Foundation Laboratories

Analyzed Apolipoprotein B structure


1980-1981

Senior Honors Thesis Research with Alex Nichols, Ph. D., Department of Biophysics, University of California, Berkeley.


Studied the effects of dietary cholesterol on electrophoretic patterns of baboon lipoproteins.


1979

American Hear t Association, California Affiliate Student Research Associate with H.S. Sodhi, M.D., Ph.D

Departments of Biochemistry and Cardiology, University of California, Davis.


Studied Effects of dietary cholesterol loading on human subjects.


BIOGRAPHY

Original Reports

Tuan, B., Kwiatkowsku, D.: Gelsolin, in Neuroscience Year : Supplement to the Encyclopedia Of Neuroscience.

Birkhauser Boston, 1993.


Lamb, J., Allen, P., Tuan, B. Janmey, P.: Modulation of Gelsolin Function: Activation at low ph overrides Ca2+

requirement, J Biol Chem 1993;268:8999.


Weinsgraber, K.H., Newhouse, N.Y., Taylor, J., Tuan, B., Newstruck, A.C., Davignon, J., Mahley, R.W.:

Apolipoprotein E2(Arq158-Cys) Frequency in a Hyperlipidemic French-Canadian Population of Apolipoprotein

E2/2 Subjects; Determination by Synthetic Oligonucleotide Probes, Arteriosclerosis 1989; 9(1):50-57.