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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
Professor of Molecular Pharmacology, Emeritus
Current Research and Scholarly Interests We analyze the mechanisms by which mammalian cells adapt to environmental changes, such as exposure to foreign chemicals, hypoxia, or hormones, by altering the transcription of specific sets of genes. We use both biohchemical and genetic approaches and many techniques in molecular and cellular biology. See: http://www.stanford.edu/group/whitlock/
Professor (Teaching) of Surgery (Anatomy)
Current Research and Scholarly Interests The development of better regimes for teaching Anatomy using Cadavers.
Alice S Whittemore
Professor of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology)
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Cancers of the prostate, breast and ovary account for a major proportion of new cancer cases and cancer deaths in the U.S. each year. Our recent research focus has been on developing improved statistical methods for the design and conduct of studies involving hereditary predisposition and modifiable lifestyle characteristics in the etiologies of site-specific cancers.