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Milana Boukhman, MD
Clinical Associate Professor, Surgery - Emergency Medicine
Current Research and Scholarly Interests responding to the agents of bioterrorism, bioterrorism prevention, international relief and international EMS, disaster medicine, integration of medicine and technology, innovations in medicine
Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Molecular theories of anesthesia. My emphasis is on the molecular interactions of inhalational anesthetics and alcohol. I perform computational chemistry simulations on how these molecules bind to putative receptor sites. I am also interested in modeling receptor proteins in which chimeras cause loss or enhancement of anesthetic sensitivity.
Philip S. Tsao, PhD
Professor (Research) of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine)
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Our primary interests are in the molecular underpinnings of vascular disease as well as assessing disease risk. In addition to targeted investigation of specific signaling molecules, we utilize global genomic analysis to identify gene expression networks and regulatory units. We are particularly interested in the role of microRNAs in gene expression pathways associated with disease.
George D. Smith Professor, Emeritus
Current Research and Scholarly Interests We study synaptic communication between brain cells with the goal of understanding neuronal computations and memory mechanisms. Main areas of focus include: presynaptic calcium channels, mechanisms of vesicular fusion and recycling. Modulation of synaptic strength through changes in postsynaptic receptors and dendritic morphology. Signaling that links synaptic activity to nuclear transcription and local protein translation. Techniques include imaging, electrophysiology, molecular biology.
Minang (Mintu) Turakhia
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine) and, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System
Current Research and Scholarly Interests I have an active clinical research program, with funding from AHA, VA, NIH, the medi- cal device industry, and foundations. My research program aims to improve the treatment of atrial fibrillation by evaluating quality and variation of care, comparative and cost-effectiveness of therapies, and risk prediction.
Clare J. Twist
Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Hematology/Oncology) at the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital
Current Research and Scholarly Interests My primary research interest is in the study and treatment of neuroblastoma. My clinical interests also include Wilms tumor, hepatoblastoma, post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders, phase I therapies for hematologic malignancies, as well as palliative and end of life care.