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Associate Professor of Pathology and, by courtesy, of Chemical and Systems Biology
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Epigenetic Reprogramming, Direct conversion of fibroblasts into neurons, Pluripotent Stem Cells, Neural Differentiation: implications in development and regenerative medicine
Professor of Pathology at the Stanford University Medical Center
Current Research and Scholarly Interests My laboratory studies the molecular events that lead to and sustain tumorigenesis in soft tissue tumors and epithelial cancers. We also have an interest in stromal reaction patterns in the microenvironment of cancer.
Clinical Professor, Medicine - General Medical Disciplines
Bio Dr. Westley has clinical training in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care and Palliative Care.
He is Captain, USPHS (retired) having worked for 22 years in Anchorage, Alaska providing care primarily for Alaska Natives and American Indians. From 2002 to 2014 his work in Seattle, Washington focused on Critical Care and for most of that time he was ICU Medical Directory and Medical Director for Respiratory Therapy.
For more than two decades working both in Alaska and Seattle, Washington he explored ways to improve the safety, reliability, and efficiency of clinical care both in the hospital and in ambulatory clinics. Most recently his focus is to improve the quality of communication and care provided for patients and their families facing serious, often life limiting illnesses and those in the final stages of their lives.
Lynn Marie Westphal, M.D.
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility) at Stanford University Medical Center
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Infertility, fertility preservation, oocyte cryopreservation
Professor of Medicine (Immunology and Rheumatology)
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Telomere biology and genomic stress in autoimmunity and inflammation
Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery - General Surgery
Bio Dr. Amanda J. Wheeler is a board certified surgeon who specializes in the surgical management of breast disease.
She completed her general surgical residency at Stanford University. To further her career in the treatment of breast cancer she was awarded a Surgical Society of Oncology accredited fellowship in Breast Surgical Oncology at the Harvard affiliated hospitals; Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. She is actively involved in clinical research and serves on the Education Committee for the American Society of Breast Surgeons. Her published research includes; the impact of screening mammography on the morbidity and mortality of breast cancer, utilization of breast MRI, the link between obesity and breast cancer and risk factors among the African American population for breast cancer. She has also written multiple chapters in leading textbooks and collaborated with other nationally recognized experts at MD Anderson, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Stanford University and Harvard University.
Dr. Wheeler previously was the Medical Director of the Meridian Park Legacy Breast Cancer Program and was in private practice in Portland, Oregon for five years before returning to Stanford. She enjoys playing golf, painting and yoga.
Instructor, Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Research into cardiomyopathy genetics, mechanisms, and screening. Current projects include investigating cholesterol metabolism in cardiac hypertrophy, novel approaches to treatment of heart failure, quality of life in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, pharmacogenomics of heart failure therapies, novel therapeutics for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Matthew P White
Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Pharmacological Treatments and Functional Imaging (fMRI) in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Trichotillomania, and Impulse Control Disorders