Quoc-Hung Nguyen, M.D.

Quoc-Hung Nguyen, M.D.

Chief Resident (PGY-5) 
General Surgery

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Columbia University, B.A. Biology, 2009

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, M.D., 2014

  • University of California San Francisco Medical Center - General Surgery Intern - 2014-2015
  • University of California San Francisco Medical Center - General Surgery Resident - 2015-present
  • Resident Research Fellow - Mackenzie Lab - 2017-2019
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Fetal Therapy
  • Fetal molecular therapy
  • Pediatric Surgery

Quoc-Hung (Key) Nguyen, MD is a General Surgery Resident in the UCSF Department of Surgery. During his research years, Dr. Nguyen was a Research Fellow in the Mackenzie lab where he studied in utero enzyme supplementation and hematopoietic stem cell therapy. He earned a BA in biology from Columbia University in 2009 and an MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 2014.

  Award  
  Confired By    
  Date    
  • AAS Outstanding Resident Research Award - Basic Science
  • Association of Academic Surgeons
  • 2019
  • AAS Outstanding Resident/Fellow Presentation Award
  • Association of Academic Surgeons
  • 2019
  • Resident Research Symposium - Best Abstract Presentation
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • 2019
  • Dean’s Recognition Award
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • 2013
  • Ralph Ger Award in Clinical Anatomy
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • 2011
  • Summer Research Fellowship
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • 2011
  • Dean's List
  • Columbia University
  • 2005 - 2009
    • NIH T32 - Center for Reproductive Sciences
    MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS FROM A TOTAL OF 6
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    1. Witt RG, Blair L, Frascoli M, Rosen MJ, Nguyen QH, Bercovici S, Zompi S, Romero R, Mackenzie TC. Detection of microbial cell-free DNA in maternal and umbilical cord plasma in patients with chorioamnionitis using next generation sequencing. PLoS One. 2020; 15(4):e0231239. View in PubMed
    2. Nguyen QH, Witt RG, Wang B, Eikani C, Shea J, Smith LK, Boyle G, Cadaoas J, Sper R, MacKenzie JD, Villeda S, MacKenzie TC. Tolerance induction and microglial engraftment after fetal therapy without conditioning in mice with Mucopolysaccharidosis type VII. Sci Transl Med. 2020 02 26; 12(532). View in PubMed
    3. Nguyen, QH, et. al., . Norton M. et. al. Perinatal Genetics. Fetal Treatment of Genetic Disorders. 2019. View in PubMed
    4. Witt RG, Wang B, Nguyen QH, Eikani C, Mattis AN, MacKenzie TC. Depletion of murine fetal hematopoietic stem cells with c-Kit receptor and CD47 blockade improves neonatal engraftment. Blood Adv. 2018 12 26; 2(24):3602-3607. View in PubMed
    5. Witt, Russell & L. Nguyen, Quoc-Hung & Mackenzie, Tippi. . In Utero Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: Past Clinical Experience and Future Clinical Trials. Current Stem Cell Reports. 2018; 4(1):74–80. View in PubMed
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    1. Nguyen QH et. al., Fetal enzyme replacement and stem cell transplantation rescue brain microglia in mucopolysaccharidosis type 7.  Oral presentation at American Pediatric Surgical Association Annual Meeting, 05/2019.
    2. Nguyen QH et. al., Cord Blood microRNAs as a Novel Predictors of Severity in Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia.  Oral presentation at American Pediatric Surgical Association Annual Meeting, 05/2019.
    3. Nguyen QH et. al., In Utero Enzyme Replacement and Stem Cell Transplantation in Murine Sly Syndrome.  Oral presentation at Bay Area Stem Cell Conference, 05/2019.
    4. Nguyen QH et. al., Fetal Molecular Therapies to Treat Neurological Disease in Mice with Lysosomal Storage Disorders. Oral presentation at UCSF Resident Research Symposium, 04/2019.
    5. Nguyen QH et. al., Fetal enzyme replacement and stem cell transplantation in murine Sly syndrome targeting microglia. Oral presentation at WORLDSymposium, 02/2019.
    6. Nguyen QH et. al., In Utero Enzyme Replacement Therapy in Sly Syndrome Penetrates Blood-Brain Barrier and Induces Long-Term Immunologic Tolerance. Plenary session oral presentation at Academic Surgical Congress, 02/2019.
    7. Nguyen QH et. al., Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation using a non-toxic regimen to ablate the fetal bone marrow niche enables engraftment of brain microglial cells. Oral presentation at American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, 10/2018.
    8. Nguyen QH et. al., Fetal Therapy for Murine Sly Syndrome Targeting Microglia: In Utero Enzyme Replacement and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation. Oral presentation at International Fetal Transplantation and Immunology Society Meeting, 06/2018.
    9. Nguyen QH et. al., Fetal Therapy for Correction of Brain Microglia in Sly Syndrome. Oral presentation at UCSF Resident Research Day, 04/2018.
    10. Nguyen HK, Jha A. Left-Sided Gallbladder: Uncommon Presentation and Laparoscopic Approach. Poster presentation at Einstein Medical Student Poster Week, 03/2013.
    11. Cheng Y, Nguyen HK, Nakagawa S, Snowden J, Caughey A. The association between induction of labor and primary cesarean delivery in the Northeastern U.S. between 1996 and 2004. Poster presentation at Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting, 02/2012.
    12. Nguyen HK, Nakagawa S, Snowden J, Caughey A, Cheng Y. The association between maternal age and primary cesarean delivery in the U.S. between 1996 and 2004. Poster presentation at Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting, 02/2012.
    13. Nguyen HK, Cheng Y, Lee H, Moon-Grady A, Rand L, Feldstein V, Hirose S. Recent experience with twin-twin transfusion syndrome: 2005-2011. Poster presentation at Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting, 02/2012.
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    1. Nguyen, QH, et. al., Fetal Treatment of Genetic Disorders. In: Norton M. et. al. Perinatal Genetics. Elsevier; 2019. Chapter 16.