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Katharine S. Edwards, PhD
Clinical Instructor, Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine
Bio Dr. Edwards is a graduate of the University of Houston and Stanford University. She completed her clinical internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the Palo Alto VA Medical Center, specializing in Behavioral Medicine. She is a cognitive behavioral therapist with experience in mindfulness-based interventions (e.g. ACT, MBSR) and training in biofeedback.
Max H. Stein Professor and Professor of Statistics and of Biomedical Data Science
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Research Interests:
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases)
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Malaria is a parasitic disease transmitted by mosquitos that is a leading cause of childhood mortality globally. Public health efforts to control malaria have historically been hampered by the rapid development of drug resistance. The goal of our research is to understand the molecular determinants of critical host-pathogen interactions in malaria, with a focus on the erythrocyte host cell. Our long-term goal is to develop novel approaches to prevent or treat malaria and improve child health.
Peter R. Egbert, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology, Emeritus
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Ocular pathology of shaken baby syndrome
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Microbiology and Immunology
Current Research and Scholarly Interests My lab's goals are to better understand virus-host protein interactions, identify host partners conservatively required by multiple viruses, and develop broad-spectrum host-centered antiviral approaches with a high genetic barrier for resistance. We combine novel proteomic approaches, including microfluidics platforms, with molecular virology, biochemical, and genomic approaches to achieve these goals. We focus on viruses from the Flaviviridae family (hepatitis C and dengue), as well as HIV.
Associate Professor of Surgery (General Surgery) at the Palo Alto Veterans Administration Health Care Center
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Minimally Invasive Surgery