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Postdoctoral Research fellow, Cardiovascular Medicine
Current Research and Scholarly Interests The most common problem with people's heartbeat is when it becomes irregular, which
is called atrial fibrillation (AF). AF is a problem as it can lead to strokes and heart
attacks. It is difficult to cure, with many tablets required that aren't that
effective. A new way of picking where to ablate has focussed on rotors - areas where the electricity spins around like a hurricane. At Stanford, I am working with the developer of this technique to improve understanding of how and why they occur.
Roham Zamanian, MD, FCCP
Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine) at the Stanford University Medical Center
Current Research and Scholarly Interests 1. The Utility of S100A4/Mts1 as a Biomarker in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH).
2. Prevalence and Treatment of Insulin Resistance in PAH.
3. The Effect of EGF-Receptor Blockade and Elastase Inhibitor on Pulmonary Arteries of Patients with PAH.
4. Characterization of Pulmonary Arteries in Patients with Idiopathic and Secondary PAH by Wedge Angiography.
5. The Optimal Angle for Angiographic Evaluation of the Left Pulmonary Artery in Patients with PAH.
James L. Zehnder, M.D.
Professor of Pathology and of Medicine (Hematology) at the Stanford University Medical Center
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Our laboratory focuses on translational research in 2 main areas - genomic approaches to diagnosis and minimal residual disease testing for patients with cancer, and molecular basis of disorders of thrombosis and hemostasis. My clinical focus is in diagnosis and treatment of disorders of hemostasis and thrombosis and general hematology.
Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine
Current Research and Scholarly Interests (1) Mechanisms of Arrhythmia, including Ventricular Tachycardia, Atrial Fibrillation and other arrhythmias.
(2) New technologies and devices for catheter ablation.
Casual - Non-Exempt, Med/HIP/BeWell
Current Role at Stanford Group Exercise instructor for the Health Improvement Program (HIP)