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Department of Medicine

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Fady Malik, MD, PhD
M_MED-CARD-CORE
Professor

3333 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94118
415-353-3817
Fady.Malik@ucsf.edu

Education and Training

Location Degree or Training Specialty Date
University of California, San Francisco M.D. Medicine 1994
University of California, San Francisco Ph.D. Graduate Division (Neuroscience) 1993
University of California, San Francisco Residency School of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco Clinical Fellowship School of Medicine

Recent Articles (30)

Planelles-Herrero VJ, Hartman JJ, Robert-Paganin J, Malik FI, Houdusse A. Mechanistic and structural basis for activation of cardiac myosin force production by omecamtiv mecarbil. Nat Commun. 2017 Aug 04; 8(1):190.

Cowie MR, Filippatos GS, Alonso Garcia MLA, Anker SD, Baczynska A, Bloomfield DM, Borentain M, Bruins Slot K, Cronin M, Doevendans PA, El-Gazayerly A, Gimpelewicz C, Honarpour N, Janmohamed S, Janssen H, Kim AM, Lautsch D, Laws I, Lefkowitz M, Lopez-Sendon J, Lyon AR, Malik FI, McMurray JJV, Metra M, Figueroa Perez S, Pfeffer MA, Pocock SJ, Ponikowski P, Prasad K, Richard-Lordereau I, Roessig L, Rosano GMC, Sherman W, Stough WG, Swedberg K, Tyl B, Zannad F, Boulton C, De Graeff P. New medicinal products for chronic heart failure: advances in clinical trial design and efficacy assessment. Eur J Heart Fail. 2017 Jun; 19(6):718-727.

Hwee DT, Cheng AJ, Hartman JJ, Hinken AC, Lee K, Durham N, Russell AJ, Malik FI, Westerblad H, Jasper JR. The Ca2+ sensitizer CK-2066260 increases myofibrillar Ca2+ sensitivity and submaximal force selectively in fast skeletal muscle. J Physiol. 2017 Mar 01; 595(5):1657-1670.

Teerlink JR, Felker GM, McMurray JJ, Solomon SD, Adams KF, Cleland JG, Ezekowitz JA, Goudev A, Macdonald P, Metra M, Mitrovic V, Ponikowski P, Serpytis P, Spinar J, Tomcsányi J, Vandekerckhove HJ, Voors AA, Monsalvo ML, Johnston J, Malik FI, Honarpour N. Chronic Oral Study of Myosin Activation to Increase Contractility in Heart Failure (COSMIC-HF): a phase 2, pharmacokinetic, randomised, placebo-controlled trial. Lancet. 2016 12 10; 388(10062):2895-2903.

Sirigu S, Hartman JJ, Planelles-Herrero VJ, Ropars V, Clancy S, Wang X, Chuang G, Qian X, Lu PP, Barrett E, Rudolph K, Royer C, Morgan BP, Stura EA, Malik FI, Houdusse AM. Highly selective inhibition of myosin motors provides the basis of potential therapeutic application. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Nov 22; 113(47):E7448-E7455.

Wiklund I, Anatchkova M, Oko-Osi H, von Maltzahn R, Chau D, Malik FI, Patrick DL, Spertus J, Teerlink JR. Incorporating development of a patient-reported outcome instrument in a clinical drug development program: examples from a heart failure program. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2016 Sep 15; 14(1):131.

Psotka MA, von Maltzahn R, Anatchkova M, Agodoa I, Chau D, Malik FI, Patrick DL, Spertus JA, Wiklund I, Teerlink JR. Patient-Reported Outcomes in Chronic Heart Failure: Applicability for Regulatory Approval. JACC Heart Fail. 2016 Oct; 4(10):791-804.

Teerlink JR, Felker GM, McMurray JJV, Ponikowski P, Metra M, Filippatos GS, Ezekowitz JA, Dickstein K, Cleland JGF, Kim JB, Lei L, Knusel B, Wolff AA, Malik FI, Wasserman SM. Acute Treatment With Omecamtiv Mecarbil to Increase Contractility in Acute Heart Failure: The ATOMIC-AHF Study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Mar 29; 67(12):1444-1455.

Palaparthy R, Banfield C, Alvarez P, Yan L, Smith B, Johnson J, Monsalvo ML, Malik F. Relative bioavailability, food effect, and safety of the single-dose pharmacokinetics of omecamtiv mecarbil following administration of different modified-release formulations in healthy subjects. Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2016 Mar; 54(3):217-27.

Teerlink JR, Malik FI, Kass DA. Letter by Teerlink et al Regarding Article, "Myosin Activator Omecamtiv Mecarbil Increases Myocardial Oxygen Consumption and Impairs Cardiac Efficiency Mediated by Resting Myosin ATPase Activity". Circ Heart Fail. 2015 Nov; 8(6):1141.

Vu T, Ma P, Xiao JJ, Wang YM, Malik FI, Chow AT. Population pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic modeling of omecamtiv mecarbil, a cardiac myosin activator, in healthy volunteers and patients with stable heart failure. J Clin Pharmacol. 2015 Nov; 55(11):1236-47.

Sanders DB, Rosenfeld J, Dimachkie MM, Meng L, Malik FI. A Double-Blinded, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial to Evaluate Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of Single Doses of Tirasemtiv in Patients with Acetylcholine Receptor-Binding Antibody-Positive Myasthenia Gravis. Neurotherapeutics. 2015 Apr; 12(2):455-60.

Hwee DT, Kennedy AR, Hartman JJ, Ryans J, Durham N, Malik FI, Jasper JR. The small-molecule fast skeletal troponin activator, CK-2127107, improves exercise tolerance in a rat model of heart failure. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2015 Apr; 353(1):159-68.

Hansen R, Saikali KG, Chou W, Russell AJ, Chen MM, Vijayakumar V, Stoltz RR, Baudry S, Enoka RM, Morgans DJ, Wolff AA, Malik FI. Tirasemtiv amplifies skeletal muscle response to nerve activation in humans. Muscle Nerve. 2014 Dec; 50(6):925-31.

Greenberg BH, Chou W, Saikali KG, Escandón R, Lee JH, Chen MM, Treshkur T, Megreladze I, Wasserman SM, Eisenberg P, Malik FI, Wolff AA, Shaburishvili T. Safety and tolerability of omecamtiv mecarbil during exercise in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy and angina. JACC Heart Fail. 2015 Jan; 3(1):22-9.

Bauer TA, Wolff AA, Hirsch AT, Meng LL, Rogers K, Malik FI, Hiatt WR. Effect of tirasemtiv, a selective activator of the fast skeletal muscle troponin complex, in patients with peripheral artery disease. Vasc Med. 2014 Aug; 19(4):297-306.

Hwee DT, Kennedy A, Ryans J, Russell AJ, Jia Z, Hinken AC, Morgans DJ, Malik FI, Jasper JR. Fast skeletal muscle troponin activator tirasemtiv increases muscle function and performance in the B6SJL-SOD1G93A ALS mouse model. PLoS One. 2014; 9(5):e96921.

Khodjaev SD, Teerlink JR, Malik FI. Novel drug mechanisms in development for heart failure. Pflugers Arch. 2014 Jun; 466(6):1219-25.

de Winter JM, Buck D, Hidalgo C, Jasper JR, Malik FI, Clarke NF, Stienen GJ, Lawlor MW, Beggs AH, Ottenheijm CA, Granzier H. Troponin activator augments muscle force in nemaline myopathy patients with nebulin mutations. J Med Genet. 2013 Jun; 50(6):383-92.

Shefner J, Cedarbaum JM, Cudkowicz ME, Maragakis N, Lee J, Jones D, Watson ML, Mahoney K, Chen M, Saikali K, Mao J, Russell AJ, Hansen RL, Malik F, Wolff AA. Safety, tolerability and pharmacodynamics of a skeletal muscle activator in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Amyotroph Lateral Scler. 2012 Sep; 13(5):430-8.

Ho D, Chen L, Zhao X, Durham N, Pannirselvam M, Vatner DE, Morgans DJ, Malik FI, Vatner SF, Shen YT. Smooth muscle myosin inhibition: a novel therapeutic approach for pulmonary hypertension. PLoS One. 2012; 7(5):e36302.

Russell AJ, Hartman JJ, Hinken AC, Muci AR, Kawas R, Driscoll L, Godinez G, Lee KH, Marquez D, Browne WF, Chen MM, Clarke D, Collibee SE, Garard M, Hansen R, Jia Z, Lu PP, Rodriguez H, Saikali KG, Schaletzky J, Vijayakumar V, Albertus DL, Claflin DR, Morgans DJ, Morgan BP, Malik FI. Activation of fast skeletal muscle troponin as a potential therapeutic approach for treating neuromuscular diseases. Nat Med. 2012 Feb 19; 18(3):452-5.

Teerlink JR, Clarke CP, Saikali KG, Lee JH, Chen MM, Escandon RD, Elliott L, Bee R, Habibzadeh MR, Goldman JH, Schiller NB, Malik FI, Wolff AA. Dose-dependent augmentation of cardiac systolic function with the selective cardiac myosin activator, omecamtiv mecarbil: a first-in-man study. Lancet. 2011 Aug 20; 378(9792):667-75.

Cleland JG, Teerlink JR, Senior R, Nifontov EM, Mc Murray JJ, Lang CC, Tsyrlin VA, Greenberg BH, Mayet J, Francis DP, Shaburishvili T, Monaghan M, Saltzberg M, Neyses L, Wasserman SM, Lee JH, Saikali KG, Clarke CP, Goldman JH, Wolff AA, Malik FI. The effects of the cardiac myosin activator, omecamtiv mecarbil, on cardiac function in systolic heart failure: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover, dose-ranging phase 2 trial. Lancet. 2011 Aug 20; 378(9792):676-83.

Zhao X, Ho D, Abarzúa P, Dhar SK, Wang X, Jia Z, Pannirselvam M, Morgans DJ, Malik FI, Vatner SF. Inhibition of smooth muscle myosin as a novel therapeutic target for hypertension. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2011 Oct; 339(1):307-12.

Malik FI, Morgan BP. Cardiac myosin activation part 1: from concept to clinic. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2011 Oct; 51(4):454-61.

Malik FI, Hartman JJ, Elias KA, Morgan BP, Rodriguez H, Brejc K, Anderson RL, Sueoka SH, Lee KH, Finer JT, Sakowicz R, Baliga R, Cox DR, Garard M, Godinez G, Kawas R, Kraynack E, Lenzi D, Lu PP, Muci A, Niu C, Qian X, Pierce DW, Pokrovskii M, Suehiro I, Sylvester S, Tochimoto T, Valdez C, Wang W, Katori T, Kass DA, Shen YT, Vatner SF, Morgans DJ. Cardiac myosin activation: a potential therapeutic approach for systolic heart failure. Science. 2011 Mar 18; 331(6023):1439-43.

Morgan BP, Muci A, Lu PP, Qian X, Tochimoto T, Smith WW, Garard M, Kraynack E, Collibee S, Suehiro I, Tomasi A, Valdez SC, Wang W, Jiang H, Hartman J, Rodriguez HM, Kawas R, Sylvester S, Elias KA, Godinez G, Lee K, Anderson R, Sueoka S, Xu D, Wang Z, Djordjevic N, Malik FI, Morgans DJ. Discovery of omecamtiv mecarbil the first, selective, small molecule activator of cardiac Myosin. ACS Med Chem Lett. 2010 Dec 09; 1(9):472-7.

Shen YT, Malik FI, Zhao X, Depre C, Dhar SK, Abarzúa P, Morgans DJ, Vatner SF. Improvement of cardiac function by a cardiac Myosin activator in conscious dogs with systolic heart failure. Circ Heart Fail. 2010 Jul; 3(4):522-7.

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