Grants and Awards

Joseph Woo Lab

Stanford Advanced Cardiovascular Therapeutics and Surgical Biomechanics Translational Research Laboratory

Joseph Woo, MD

Chairman & Norman E. Shumway Professor
Cardiothoracic Surgery

Hanjay Wang, MD

PGY5
Integrated Cardiothoracic Surgery Program

Yuanjia Zhu, MD

PGY3
Integrated Cardiothoracic Surgery Program

Frederick Grady

Medical Student at Meharry Medical College

Annabel Imbrie-Moore, MS

Mechanical Engineering PhD Candidate
Stanford University

Taylor Montiel

Pre-med Undergraduate
San Jose City College

Lyndsay Stapleton, MS

Bioengineering PhD Candidate
Stanford University

Maria Paula Hernandez Fernandez

Undergraduate Student
Stanford University

Kiah Williams

Medical Student
Stanford University

Michael Ma Lab

Cardiovascular Engineering Research Laboratory

Michael Ma, MD

Assistant Professor
Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

Lauryn Taylor

Undergraduate Student
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Eries Jay Moreno

Undergraduate Student
University of Guam

Amelia Bryan

Stanford Medical Student

Thoracic Surgery Labs

There are three active basic/translational research laboratories within the Division of Thoracic Surgery

Joseph Shrager, MD

Professor & Thoracic Surgery Division Chief
Cardiothoracic Surgery

Leah Backhus, MD, MPH, FACS

Associate Professor
Cardiothoracic Surgery

Leah Backhus, MD, MPH, FACS

Associate Professor
Cardiothoracic Surgery

Natalie Lui, MD

Assistant Professor
Cardiothoracic Surgery

John Oseitohanmen Okhiulu

BA Candidate in Human Biology and African & African American Studies
Stanford University

Michael Fischbein Lab

Stanford Thoracic Aortic Research Laboratory

Michael Fischbein, MD, PhD

Associate Professor
Cardiothoracic Surgery

AJ Pedroza, MD

PGY4
Integrated Cardiothoracic Surgery Program

Alex Dalal, MD

PGY3
Integrated Cardiothoracic Surgery Program

Joshua Oliver Orrick

Stanford Undergraduate
Pre-Med Student

Samantha Churovich

Stanford Undergraduate
Human Biology Major

Anson Lee Lab

Cardiac Surgical Arrhythmia Research Laboratory

Anson Lee, MD

Assistant Professor
Cardiothoracic Surgery

Terrence Pong

PGY3
Integrated Cardiothoracic Surgery Program

Kevin Cyr

Stanford 4th Year Medical Student

William Hiesinger Lab

Stanford Cardiothoracic Therapeutics and Surgery Laboratory

William Hiesinger, MD

Assistant Professor
Cardiothoracic Surgery

Cayley Bowles, MD

PGY2
Integrated Cardiothoracic Surgery Program

Patpilai Kasinpila, MD

PGY3
Integrated Cardiothoracic Surgery Program

Nick Quach

Stanford 3rd Year Medical Student

Julian Patrick Howland

Stanford 1st  Year Medical Student

Ngan Huang Lab

Stanford Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering Laboratory

Ngan Huang, PhD

Assistant Professor (Research)
Cardiothoracic Surgery

Maedeh Zamani, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Cardiothoracic Surgery

Karina Nakayama, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, School of Medicine
OHSU

Alex Chan, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow
Stanford University

Ioannis Karakikes, PhD

Assistant Professor (Research)
Cardiothoracic Surgery

Isaac Perea Gil, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow
Stanford University

Jennifer Attam Arthur, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow
Stanford University

Yuan Zhang, BS

MD Student
Stanford University