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Anthony Heaney, M.D., Ph.D.
Anthony Heaney, M.D., Ph.D.



General Information:



Associate Professor in Residence, Department of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery
Director, Pituitary Tumor and Neuroendocrine Program
Member, JCCC Signal Transduction and Therapeutics Program Area

Hospital Affiliation(s):

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center


Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 2000 - 2001
Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 1997 - 2000
Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism, Manchester Royal Infirmary, 1995 - 1997
Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism, Leeds General Infirmary, 1994 - 1995
Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism, Royal Victoria Hospital, 1992 - 1994
Cardiovascular Disease, Royal Victoria Hospital, 1990 - 1992
Dermatology, Royal Victoria Hospital, 1990 - 1990
Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism, Royal Victoria Hospital, 1989 - 1990
Neurology, Royal Victoria Hospital, 1989 - 1989
Internal Medicine, Mater Infirmorum Hospital, 1988 - 1989
Internal Medicine, Mater Infirmorum Hospital, 1987 - 1988
Medical Degree:
M.D., Queens University Belfast, 1987
Ph.D., Queens University Belfast, 1995

Contact Information:

(310) 267-4980

Scientific Interest(s):

Dr. Anthony Heaney's primary clinical and research interests involve the pathogenesis of pituitary tumors and exploiting novel molecular targets to develop innovative treatments for pituitary tumors and other neuroendocrine tumors.

Selected Cancer-Related Publications:

Heaney AP. Clinical review: Pituitary carcinoma: difficult diagnosis and treatment. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011 Dec;96(12):3649-60. Epub 2011 Sep 28

Liu H, Heaney AP. Refined fructose and cancer. Expert Opin Ther Targets. 2011 Sep;15(9):1049-59. Epub 2011 May 31

Liu H, Huang D, McArthur DL, Boros LG, Nissen N, Heaney AP. Fructose induces transketolase flux to promote pancreatic cancer growth. Cancer Res. 2010 Aug 1;70(15):6368-76. Epub 2010 Jul 20

Hui H, Huang D, McArthur D, Nissen N, Boros LG, Heaney AP. Direct spectrophotometric determination of serum fructose in pancreatic cancer patients. Pancreas. 2009 Aug;38(6):706-12.

Yu R, Nissen NN, Dhall D, Heaney AP. Nesidioblastosis and hyperplasia of alpha cells, microglucagonoma, and nonfunctioning islet cell tumor of the pancreas: review of the literature. Pancreas. 2008 May;36(4):428-31.