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Daniel Evans, PhD

Dan Evans, PhD

Scientist, California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute
Phone: 415-476-6134
Fax: 415-514-8150
E-Mail: DEvans@sfcc-cpmc.net
Address: Box 0560
550 16th Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94159

Additional Websites:

The Longevity Consortium
California Pacific Medical Center, Research Institute

Dr. Evans received a PhD in molecular and cell biology and a MPH in epidemiology at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Evans and colleagues conduct leading-edge longevity and aging research, and use high-throughput and sequencing methods to study age-related diseases - identifying the genes and molecular pathways underlying common age-related diseases

Research Interests

Selected Publications

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  1. Donlon TA, Morris BJ, He Q, Chen R, Masaki KH, Allsopp RC, Willcox DC, Tranah GJ, Parimi N, Evans DS, Flachsbart F, Nebel A, Kim DH, Park J, Willcox BJ. 2016. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2016 Jun 30. pii: glw116. PMID: 27365368
  2. Willcox BJ, Tranah GJ, Chen R, Morris BJ, Masaki KH, He Q, Willcox DC, Allsopp RC, Moisyadi S, Poon LW, Rodriguez B, Newman AB, Harris TB, Cummings SR, Liu Y, Parimi N, Evans DS, Davy P, Gerschenson M, Donlon TA. 2016. The FoxO3 gene and cause-specific mortality. Aging Cell. 2016 Aug;15(4):617-24. doi: 10.1111/acel.12452. PMID: 27071935
  3. Nettiksimmons J, Tranah G, Evans DS, Yokoyama JS, Yaffe K. 2016. Gene-based aggregate SNP associations between candidate AD genes and cognitive decline. Age (Dordr). 2016 Apr;38(2):41. doi: 10.1007/s11357-016-9885-2. PMID: 27005436
  4. Evangelou E, Kerkhof HJ, Styrkarsdottir U, Ntzani EE, Bos SD, Esko T, Evans DS, et al., 2013. A meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies identifies novel variants associated with osteoarthritis of the hip. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases Sep 4. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2012-203114
  5. Rietveld CA, Medland SE, Derringer J,…Evans DS, et al. . 2013. GWAS of 126,559 Individuals Identifies Genetic Variants Associated with Educational Attainment.Science May 30.
  6. Avery CL, Sitlani CM, Arking DE, Arnett DK, Bis J, Boerwinkle E, Buckley BM, Chen I, de Craen AJM, Eijgelsheim M, Enquohabarie D, Evans DS, et al. 2013. Drug-gene interactions and the search for missing heritability: a cross-sectional pharmacogenomics study of the QT interval. The Pharmacogenomics Journal March 5.
  7. Evans DS, Parimi N, Nievergelt CM, Blackwell T, Redline S, Ancoli-Israel S, Orwoll EC, Cummings SR, Stone KL, Tranah GJ. 2013. Comparison between Southern Blots and qPCR analysis of Leukocyte Telomere Length in the Health ABC Study. Journal of Gerontology: Biological Sciences. PMID: 23946336.
  8. D. F. Kripke, C. M. Nievergelt, G. J. Tranah, et al. 2013. FMR1, circadian genes and depression: Suggestive associations or false discovery? J Circadian Rhythms. 11(1):3. PMID: 23521777.
  9. J. E. Maglione, S. Ancoli-Israel, K. W. Peters, et al. (includes G. J. Tranah). 2013. Depressive Symptoms and Circadian Activity Rhythm Disturbances in Community-Dwelling Older Women. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. PMID: 23567424.
  10. D. E. Evans, N. Parimi, C. M. Nievergelt, et al., G. J. Tranah. 2013. Common genetic variants in ARNTL and NPAS2 and at chromosome 12p13 are associated with objectively measured sleep traits in the elderly. SLEEP 36(3): 431-446.