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Professor of Radiology (Nuclear Medicine) and, by courtesy, of Medicine (Cardiovascular) at the Palo Alto Veterans Administration Health Care System
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Scintigraphic evaluation of coronary blood flow and myocardial function using single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) and positron emission tomography (PET). Tumor imaging and characterization of pulmonary nodules with PET/CT.
Elif Seda Selamet Tierney
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology) at the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Assessment of Vascular Health by non-invasive modalities in children
Echocardiography and outcomes in congenital heart disease
Subhro K. Sen, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Bio Subhro K. Sen, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in biomedical engineering. He went on to receive his medical degree from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. After medical school, he completed a peripheral nerve research fellowship at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He received his postgraduate training in general surgery at Indiana University, followed by plastic and reconstructive surgery at Johns Hopkins University. He completed his training with a hand and upper extremity surgery fellowship at Stanford University.
Dr. Sen?s general clinical interests are in reconstructive surgery, microvascular surgery, and hand and upper extremity surgery. His plastic surgery practice includes: post-traumatic extremity reconstruction; post-oncologic reconstruction of the head and neck, trunk and extremities; perforator flap surgery; and melanoma surgery. He is also co-medical director of the Stanford Advanced Wound Care Center. As a hand surgeon in the Robert A. Chase Hand and Upper Limb Center, he has interests in hand trauma, reconstruction, degenerative conditions, peripheral nerve injuries, oncologic conditions and congenital hand differences.
In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Sen is involved in research, publication, and teaching. His peer-reviewed research includes studies on peripheral nerve regeneration, and he has authored a number of book chapters on a variety of hand surgery topics. He has reviewed manuscripts submitted for publication in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Annals of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Sen is double board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.
Instructor, Cardiovascular Institute
Current Research and Scholarly Interests In Wu lab, Vahid works on enabling technologies for human-machine hybrid cardiac tissue, using 3D printing to assemble complex arrays of interfaces between synthetic and biological materials.
Sharon Sha, MD, MS
Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences
Bio Dr. Sha received her Bachelor?s degrees from UC Berkeley in Cognitive Science and Molecular Cell Biology, emphasizing in Neurobiology. She went on to obtain a Master?s degree in Physiology and MD from Georgetown University. She trained in Neurology at UCLA and Stanford University, and completed a clinical and research fellowship in Behavioral Neurology at UCSF, where she focused on identifying biomarkers for genetic forms of frontotemporal dementia and caring for patients with movement disorders and cognitive impairment.
While at UCSF, she saw the majority of patients with Huntington?s disease and ataxia in clinic and research, including ENROLL HD and the Natural History Study of and Genetic Modifiers in Spinocerebellar Ataxias. She has been a member of the Hungtington?s Study Group since 2011. She is board-certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and subspecialty boarded in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties.
Dr. Sha?s clinical expertise include Alzheimer?s disease, frontotemporal dementia, Lewy Body disease, corticobasal syndrome, progressive supranuclear palsy, Huntington?s disease, ataxia, multiple system atrophy, and other dementias.
Dr. Sha?s non-clinical time is spent conducting clinical trials in order to identify disease modifying treatments for dementia. She has a special interest in genetic forms of dementia and the cognitive impairment in Parkinsonian-related disorders.
Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System
Current Research and Scholarly Interests literature and medicine, humanistic aspects of medicine and anesthesia care, language and medicine, communication, medical humanities, ethics of anesthesia care, creative writing, arts and healthcare
Robert W. Shafer
Professor (Research) of Medicine (Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine) and, by courtesy, of Pathology
Current Research and Scholarly Interests My group?s research is on the mechanisms and consequences of virus evolution with a focus on HIV therapy and drug resistance. We maintain a public HIV drug resistance database (http://hivdb.stanford.edu) as a resource for HIV drug resistance surveillance, interpreting HIV drug resistance tests, and HIV drug development. Our paramount goal is to inform HIV treatment and prevention policies by identifying the main factors responsible for the emergence and spread of drug resistance.
Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at the Stanford University Medical Center
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of intravenous anesthetics, including drug interactions and continuous measures of drug effect; model-based drug development; target controlled drug delivery; advanced models of drug behavior.