Faculty ProfilesEthan Weiss, MD
M_Cardiovascular Research Inst
555 Mission Bay Blvd South
San Francisco, CA 94158
CLINICAL INTERESTS: Dr. Ethan Weiss is a cardiologist specializing in general cardiology. His special interests include preventive cardiology, genetics of coronary disease, risk assessment, and heart disease in the young.
RESEARCH INTERESTS: In his research, Dr. Weiss uses genetic models to better understand the mechanism of metabolic disorders such as obesity, fatty liver disease, and diabetes. He also studies the blood clotting system and has interest in identifying novel ways to safely block clots associated with diseases such as heart attack and stroke without causing an increase in bleeding.
Education and Training
|Location||Degree or Training||Specialty||Date|
|Johns Hopkins University||M.D.||School of Medicine||1996|
|University of California, San Francisco||Clinical Fellowship||School of Medicine - Cardiology|
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Recent Articles (23)
Corbit KC, Camporez JPG, Edmunds LR, Tran JL, Vera NB, Erion DM, Deo RC, Perry RJ, Shulman GI, Jurczak MJ, Weiss EJ. Adipocyte JAK2 Regulates Hepatic Insulin Sensitivity Independently of Body Composition, Liver Lipid Content, and Hepatic Insulin Signaling. Diabetes. 2017 Dec 04.
Corbit KC, Camporez JP, Tran JL, Wilson CG, Lowe DA, Nordstrom SM, Ganeshan K, Perry RJ, Shulman GI, Jurczak MJ, Weiss EJ. Adipocyte JAK2 mediates growth hormone-induced hepatic insulin resistance. JCI Insight. 2017 Feb 09; 2(3):e91001.
Wilson CG, Tran JL, Erion DM, Vera NB, Febbraio M, Weiss EJ. Hepatocyte-Specific Disruption of CD36 Attenuates Fatty Liver and Improves Insulin Sensitivity in HFD-Fed Mice. Endocrinology. 2016 Feb; 157(2):570-85.
Hsue PY, Scherzer R, Grunfeld C, Nordstrom SM, Schnell A, Kohl LP, Nitta E, Martin JN, Deeks SG, Weiss EJ. HIV infection is associated with decreased thrombin generation. Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Apr; 54(8):1196-203.
Nordstrom SM, Tran JL, Sos BC, Wagner KU, Weiss EJ. Liver-derived IGF-I contributes to GH-dependent increases in lean mass and bone mineral density in mice with comparable levels of circulating GH. Mol Endocrinol. 2011 Jul; 25(7):1223-30.
Sos BC, Harris C, Nordstrom SM, Tran JL, Balázs M, Caplazi P, Febbraio M, Applegate MA, Wagner KU, Weiss EJ. Abrogation of growth hormone secretion rescues fatty liver in mice with hepatocyte-specific deletion of JAK2. J Clin Invest. 2011 Apr; 121(4):1412-23.
Williams MS, Weiss EJ, Sabatine MS, Simon DI, Bahou WF, Becker LC, Parise LV, Dauerman HL, French PA, Smyth SS, Becker RC. Genetic regulation of platelet receptor expression and function: application in clinical practice and drug development. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2010 Dec; 30(12):2372-84.
Nordstrom SM, Holliday BA, Sos BC, Smyth JW, Levy RE, Dukes JW, Lord ST, Weiss EJ. Increased thrombosis susceptibility and altered fibrin formation in STAT5-deficient mice. Blood. 2010 Dec 16; 116(25):5724-33.
Wong JH, Dukes J, Levy RE, Sos B, Mason SE, Fong TS, Weiss EJ. Sex differences in thrombosis in mice are mediated by sex-specific growth hormone secretion patterns. J Clin Invest. 2008 Aug; 118(8):2969-78.
Faruqi TR, Weiss EJ, Shapiro MJ, Huang W, Coughlin SR. Structure-function analysis of protease-activated receptor 4 tethered ligand peptides. Determinants of specificity and utility in assays of receptor function. J Biol Chem. 2000 Jun 30; 275(26):19728-34.
Goldschmidt-Clermont PJ, Coleman LD, Pham YM, Cooke GE, Shear WS, Weiss EJ, Kral BG, Moy TF, Yook RM, Blumenthal RS, Becker DM, Becker LC, Bray PF. Higher prevalence of GPIIIa PlA2 polymorphism in siblings of patients with premature coronary heart disease. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 1999 Dec; 123(12):1223-9.
Weiss EJ, Bray PF, Tayback M, Schulman SP, Kickler TS, Becker LC, Weiss JL, Gerstenblith G, Goldschmidt-Clermont PJ. A polymorphism of a platelet glycoprotein receptor as an inherited risk factor for coronary thrombosis. N Engl J Med. 1996 Apr 25; 334(17):1090-4.
Weiss EJ, Goldschmidt-Clermont PJ, Grigoryev D, Jin Y, Kickler TS, Bray PF. A monoclonal antibody (SZ21) specific for platelet GPIIIa distinguishes P1A1 from P1A2. Tissue Antigens. 1995 Nov; 46(5):374-81.