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Philip Rosenthal, M.D.

Philip Rosenthal, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics and Surgery
Director of Pediatric Hepatology Research
Director, Pediatric Hepatology
 

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University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA 94143-0136
(415) 476-5892
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prosenth@peds.ucsf.edu
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1967-71 State Univ. of N.Y. at Albany, Albany, NY, B.S. Magna Cum Laude, Biology
1971-75 State Univ. of N.Y. Downstate Med. Ctr. Brooklyn, NY, M.D. Magna Cum Laude

  • 1975-76 Albert Einstein/Bronx Mun. Hosp., NY, Intern Pediatrics
  • 1976-78 Albert Einstein/Bronx Mun. Hosp., NY, Resident Pediatrics
  • 1978-81 University of California, San Francisco, Fellow Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Subspeciality in Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Certificate of Added Qualification in Transplant Hepatology
  • UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • UCSF Liver Center
  • Pediatric Liver Transplant Program
  • Pediatric Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplantation Program
  • Bioartificial liver devices
  • Genetics and immunology of biliary atresia
  • Idiopathic neonatal hepatitis
  • Pediatric Acute Liver Failure (PALF)
  • Quality of life after liver transplants

Philip Rosenthal, M.D. is Professor of Pediatrics and Surgery, Medical Director of the Pediatric Liver Transplant Program. and Director of Pediatric Hepatology at UCSF.  Rosenthal completed his medical training at Downstate Medical Center and the Albert Einstein Medical Center in New York. He then completed a fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology at UCSF. He joined the UCSF faculty in 1995 after serving as Professor of Pediatrics at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). 

A  pediatric hepatologist at the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, Rosenthal is internationally renowned for the care of children with liver disease, including liver cancer, and  those undergoing liver transplantation. In addition, Rosenthal has and currently serves as Principal Investigator on numerous clinical trials to improve the care of patients with pediatric liver disease.

Rosenthal has won numerous honors for his research including work on the pharmaceutical treatment of hepatitis B and C, genetics and immunology of biliary atresia and the quality of life after liver transplants in children. He is a consultant to organizations such as the American Liver Foundation, Parents of Kids with Infectious Diseases, Alagille Syndrome Alliance, Studies of Pediatric Liver Transplantation (SPLIT), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He is also on editorial boards and a regular reviewer for leading professional journals.

  Award  
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  • Murray Davidson Award
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • 2013
  • Chancellor's Award for Public Service
  • UCSF
  • 2002
  • Rosenthal is pursuing research on the pharmaceutical treatment of hepatitis B and C, genetics and immunology of biliary disease, use of bioartificial liver support utilizing porcine hepatocytes for patients with fulminant liver failure, as well as researching the quality of life following liver transplantation in children. 

    Clinical Research

    Rosenthal is principal investigator on numerous clinical trials including the following:

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    • Optimal chemopreventive regimens to prevent malaria and improve birth outcomes in Uganda
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      Mar 2025
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    • Childhood Liver Disease Research Network (ChiLDReN) - UCSF (CC)
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      Sep 2002
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      May 2024
      Principal Investigator
    • Mechanisms of varied sensitivity of P. falciparum field isolates to the antimalarial drug pipeline
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      Jun 2018
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      May 2023
      Principal Investigator
    MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS FROM A TOTAL OF 355
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    1. Has artemisinin resistance emerged in Africa? Lancet Infect Dis. 2021 Apr 14. View in PubMed
    2. Khalili M, Kleiner DE, King WC, Sterling RK, Ghany MG, Chung RT, Bhan AK, Rosenthal P, Lisker-Melman M, Ramachandran R, Lok AS, ; and the Hepatitis B Research Network (HBRN) . Hepatic Steatosis and Steatohepatitis in a Large North American Cohort of Adults With Chronic Hepatitis B. Am J Gastroenterol. 2021 Apr 08. View in PubMed
    3. van Wessel DBE, Thompson RJ, Gonzales E, Jankowska I, Shneider BL, Sokal E, Grammatikopoulos T, Kadaristiana A, Jacquemin E, Spraul A, Lipinski P, Czubkowski P, Rock N, Shagrani M, Broering D, Algoufi T, Mazhar N, Nicastro E, Kelly D, Nebbia G, Arnell H, Fischler B, Hulscher JBF, Serranti D, Arikan C, Debray D, Lacaille F, Goncalves C, Hierro L, Muñoz Bartolo G, Mozer-Glassberg Y, Azaz A, Brecelj J, Dezsofi A, Luigi Calvo P, Krebs-Schmitt D, Hartleif S, van der Woerd WL, Wang JS, Li LT, Durmaz Ö, Kerkar N, Hørby Jørgensen M, Fischer R, Jimenez-Rivera C, Alam S, Cananzi M, Laverdure N, Ferreira CT, Ordonez F, Wang H, Sency V, Kim KM, Chen HL, Carvalho E, Fabre A, Quintero Bernabeu J, Alonso EM, Sokol RJ, Suchy FJ, Loomes KM, McKiernan PJ, Rosenthal P, Turmelle Y, Rao GS, Horslen S, Kamath BM, Rogalidou M, Karnsakul WW, Hansen B, Verkade HJ. Impact of Genotype, Serum Bile Acids, and Surgical Biliary Diversion on Native Liver Survival in FIC1 Deficiency. Hepatology. 2021 Mar 05. View in PubMed
    4. Traum D, Wang YJ, Schwarz KB, Schug J, Wong DK, Janssen H, Terrault NA, Khalili M, Wahed AS, Murray KF, Rosenthal P, Ling SC, Rodriguez-Baez N, Sterling RK, Lau DT, Block TM, Feldman MD, Furth EE, Lee WM, Kleiner DE, Lok AS, Kaestner KH, Chang KM. Highly multiplexed 2-dimensional imaging mass cytometry analysis of HBV-infected liver. JCI Insight. 2021 Feb 23. View in PubMed
    5. Karpen SJ, Kamath BM, Alexander JJ, Ichetovkin I, Rosenthal P, Sokol RJ, Dunn S, Thompson RJ, Heubi JE. Use of a Comprehensive 66-Gene Cholestasis Sequencing Panel in 2171 Cholestatic Infants, Children, and Young Adults. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2021 Feb 22. View in PubMed
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