Michael Rothenberg

Gastroenterologist, General gastroenterologist

Instructor, Medicine - Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Digestive Health Center

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-736-5555
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Digestive Health Center - Endoscopy Suite at Stanford

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-736-5555
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Digestive Health Center in Redwood City (Endoscopy Suite)

  • 450 Broadway Street
  • Redwood City, CA 94063
  • Phone: 650-736-5555
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Professional Education

Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine (06/30/2010) CA

Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (06/30/2007) CA

Medical Education: Univ of California San Francisco (06/30/2005) CA

Board Certification: Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine (2011)

Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2008)

MD/PhD, UCSF (2005)

Honors & Awards

K08 Mentored Career Development Award, NIH-NIDDK (2013)

Postdoctoral Fellow (MD Trainee), California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (10/2010-08/2013)

GI Fellows Research Award, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Working Group (IBDWG) (2010)

Pilot/Feasibility Award, Stanford Digestive Disease Center (2010-2011)

Stanford Dean's Fellowship, Stanford University (2008-2010)

Quantitative assessment of single-cell RNA-sequencing methods.
Wu, A. R., Neff, N. F., Kalisky, T., Dalerba, P., Treutlein, B., & Quake, S. R. (2014). Quantitative assessment of single-cell RNA-sequencing methods. Nature methods, 11(1), 41-46.

Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor: An Unusual Cause of Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Wong, R. J., Longacre, T. A., Poultsides, G., Park, W., & Rothenberg, M. E. (2013). Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor: An Unusual Cause of Gastrointestinal Bleeding. DIGESTIVE DISEASES AND SCIENCES, 58(11), 3112-3116.

5-ASA Induced Recurrent Myopericarditis and Cardiac Tamponade in a Patient with Ulcerative Colitis
Sonu, I., Wong, R., & Rothenberg, M. E. (2013). 5-ASA Induced Recurrent Myopericarditis and Cardiac Tamponade in a Patient with Ulcerative Colitis. DIGESTIVE DISEASES AND SCIENCES, 58(8), 2148-2150.

Innate immune response to homologous rotavirus infection in the small intestinal villous epithelium at single-cell resolution
Sen, A., Rothenberg, M. E., Mukherjee, G., Feng, N., Kalisky, T., & Greenberg, H. B. (2012). Innate immune response to homologous rotavirus infection in the small intestinal villous epithelium at single-cell resolution. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 109(50), 20667-20672.

Identification of a cKit(+) Colonic Crypt Base Secretory Cell That Supports Lgr5(+) Stem Cells in Mice
Rothenberg, M. E., Nusse, Y., Kalisky, T., Lee, J. J., Dalerba, P., & Clarke, M. F. (2012). Identification of a cKit(+) Colonic Crypt Base Secretory Cell That Supports Lgr5(+) Stem Cells in Mice. GASTROENTEROLOGY, 142(5), 1195-?.

Single-cell dissection of transcriptional heterogeneity in human colon tumors
Dalerba, P., Kalisky, T., Sahoo, D., Rajendran, P. S., Rothenberg, M. E., & Quake, S. R. (2011). Single-cell dissection of transcriptional heterogeneity in human colon tumors. NATURE BIOTECHNOLOGY, 29(12), 1120-U11.

The Myc Connection: ES Cells and Cancer
Rothenberg, M. E., Clarke, M. F., & Diehn, M. (2010). The Myc Connection: ES Cells and Cancer. CELL, 143(2), 184-186.

Evidence for an Evolutionarily-Conserved Mechanism Regulating Stem and Progenitor Cell Numbers in the Regenerative Response to Ulcerative Colitis
Rothenberg ME, Dalerba PD, Nusse Y, Lee J, Lobo N, & Clarke MF. (2010). Evidence for an Evolutionarily-Conserved Mechanism Regulating Stem and Progenitor Cell Numbers in the Regenerative Response to Ulcerative Colitis. Gastroenterology, 138(5).

Successful Use of Octreotide to Treat Menetrier's Disease: A Rare Cause of Abdominal Pain, Weight Loss, Edema, and Hypoalbuminemia
Rothenberg, M., Pai, R., & Stuart, K. (2009). Successful Use of Octreotide to Treat Menetrier's Disease: A Rare Cause of Abdominal Pain, Weight Loss, Edema, and Hypoalbuminemia. DIGESTIVE DISEASES AND SCIENCES, 54(7), 1403-1407.

Adenovirus-Induced Acute Liver Failure
Rothenberg, M., Cheung, R., & Ahmed, A. (2009). Adenovirus-Induced Acute Liver Failure. DIGESTIVE DISEASES AND SCIENCES, 54(2), 218-221.

Cancer Stem Cells (Chapter 53)
Michael Evan Rothenberg, & Michael F Clarke. (2009). Cancer Stem Cells (Chapter 53). Essentials of Stem Cell Biology 2nd ed. (ed. Robert Lanza).

Antibiotics in the management of hepatic encephalopathy: an evidence-based review.
Rothenberg, M. E., & Keeffe, E. B. (2005). Antibiotics in the management of hepatic encephalopathy: an evidence-based review. Reviews in gastroenterological disorders, 5, 26-35.

Cell biology - The hippo hypothesis
Rothenberg, M. E., & Jan, Y. N. (2003). Cell biology - The hippo hypothesis. NATURE, 425(6957), 469-470.

Drosophila pod-1 crosslinks both actin and microtubules and controls the targeting of axons
Rothenberg, M. E., Rogers, S. L., Vale, R. D., Jan, L. Y., & Jan, Y. N. (2003). Drosophila pod-1 crosslinks both actin and microtubules and controls the targeting of axons. NEURON, 39(5), 779-791.

salvador - The persistence of proliferation
Rothenberg, M. E., & Jan, Y. N. (2002). salvador - The persistence of proliferation. CANCER CELL, 2(3), 171-173.

casanova plays an early and essential role in endoderm formation in zebrafish
Alexander, J., Rothenberg, M., Henry, G. L., & Stainier, D. Yr. (1999). casanova plays an early and essential role in endoderm formation in zebrafish. DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY, 215(2), 343-357.

Partner of numb colocalizes with numb during mitosis and directs numb asymmetric localization in Drosophila neural and muscle progenitors
Lu, B. W., Rothenberg, M., Jan, L. Y., & Jan, Y. N. (1998). Partner of numb colocalizes with numb during mitosis and directs numb asymmetric localization in Drosophila neural and muscle progenitors. CELL, 95(2), 225-235.

Mot(3) a Zn finger transcription factor that modulates gene expression and attenuates mating pheromone signaling in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Grishin, A. V., Rothenberg, M., Downs, M. A., & Blumer, K. (1998). Mot(3) a Zn finger transcription factor that modulates gene expression and attenuates mating pheromone signaling in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. GENETICS, 149(2), 879-892.

Numb-associated kinase interacts with the phosphotyrosine binding domain of numb and antagonizes the function of numb in vivo
Chien, C. T., Wang, S. W., Rothenberg, M., Jan, L. Y., & Jan, Y. N. (1998). Numb-associated kinase interacts with the phosphotyrosine binding domain of numb and antagonizes the function of numb in vivo. MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR BIOLOGY, 18(1), 598-607.