John Andrews MD

John Andrews, MD, UCSF Neurosurgery Resident

Expected Graduation Date: 2025

Education, Training, and Previous Positions

2009: BA, University of Missouri
2012: Certificate of PreMedical Science, Postbaccalaureate PreMedical Program, Columbia University
2018: MD, Yale School of Medicine

Selected Honors and Awards

2016-17: Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (HHMI-CURE) research fellow, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
2015: Farr Scholar, Yale School of Medicine
2005-09: Departmental Honors, English, University of Missouri
2005-09: Big XII Commissioner's Honor Roll
2007, 2009: NCAA Division I Varsity Letterman: Wrestling
2009: First Team Academic All-Big XII Conference

Selected Recent Publications

Andrews JP, Taylor J, Saunders D, Qayyum Z. Peduncular psychosis. BMJ Case Rep. 2016 Aug 10;2016. pii: bcr2016216165. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2016-216165. Review. PubMed PMID: 27511753.

Zhan Q, Buchanan GF, Motelow JE, Andrews J, Vitkovskiy P, Chen WC, Serout F, Gummadavelli A, Kundishora A, Furman M, Li W, Bo X, Richerson GB, Blumenfeld H. Impaired Serotonergic Brainstem Function during and after Seizures. J Neurosci. 2016 Mar 2;36(9):2711-22. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4331-15.2016. PubMed PMID: 26937010; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4879214.

Gummadavelli A, Kundishora AJ, Willie JT, Andrews JP, Gerrard JL, Spencer DD, Blumenfeld H. Neurostimulation to improve level of consciousness in patients with epilepsy. Neurosurg Focus. 2015 Jun;38(6):E10. doi: 10.3171/2015.3.FOCUS1535. Review. PubMed PMID: 26030698.

Motelow JE, Li W, Zhan Q, Mishra AM, Sachdev RN, Liu G, Gummadavelli A, Zayyad Z, Lee HS, Chu V, Andrews JP, Englot DJ, Herman P, Sanganahalli BG, Hyder F, Blumenfeld H. Decreased subcortical cholinergic arousal in focal seizures. Neuron. 2015 Feb 4;85(3):561-72. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2014.12.058. PubMed PMID: 25654258; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4319118.

Wu JK, Kitajewski C, Reiley M, Keung CH, Monteagudo J, Andrews JP, Liou P, Thirumoorthi A, Wong A, Kandel JJ, Shawber CJ. Aberrant lymphatic endothelial progenitors in lymphatic malformation development. PLoS One. 2015 Feb 26;10(2):e0117352. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0117352. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 25719418; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4342011.

Banerjee D, Hernandez SL, Garcia A, Kangsamaksin T, Sbiroli E, Andrews J, Forrester LA, Wei N, Kadenhe-Chiweshe A, Shawber CJ, Kitajewski JK, Kandel JJ, Yamashiro DJ. Notch suppresses angiogenesis and progression of hepatic metastases. Cancer Res. 2015 Apr 15;75(8):1592-602. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-14-1493. Epub 2015 Mar 5. PubMed PMID: 25744722; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4401639.

Andrews J, Djakiew D, Krygier S, Andrews P. Superior effectiveness of ibuprofen compared with other NSAIDs for reducing the survival of human prostate cancer cells. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2002 Oct;50(4):277-84. Epub 2002 Aug 27. PubMed PMID: 12357301.