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Dr. Wren is a board certified general surgeon who specializes in the surgical treatment of complex hepatobiiary diseases and gastrointestinal cancer: including stomach, pancreas, intestinal, and colon and rectal cancers. She completed fellowship training in advanced hepatobiliary surgery and performs open, laparoscopic, and robotic approaches to these cancers. Dr. Wren is also very involved in humanitarian surgery and global surgery. She works and manages educational partnerships in Sub Saharan Africa. She is faculty fellow of the Stanford Center for Innovation and Global Health.
Surgical Clinical Research
Our research interests are primarily in global surgery, quality improvement and surgical oncology, especially gastrointestinal cancers.We have ongoing studies in medical management trials for post operative ileus, robotics, pneumonia prevention, telehealth, and care delivery in low income settings.
Safety and Efficacy of TU-100 as an Adjunct to an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery in Subjects Undergoing Bowel Resection
This multicenter, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled study will evaluate the
effect of TU-100 on resolution of postoperative ileus (POI) in subjects undergoing open or
laparoscopic bowel resection (BR).
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