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Neelam Goyal, MD
Clinical Associate Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsDr. Goyal specializes in the diagnosis, management, and electrophysiological testing of neuromuscular disorder (including SFEMG), with expertise in immune-mediated disorders (myositis, myasthenia gravis, CIDP, and vasculitis) and ALS. Her research interest include monitoring and managing toxicity of immunosuppressive agents. She is co-director of the MDA clinic, and provides botulinum toxin for treatment of sialorrhea for ALS patients.
Dr. Morris Herzstein Professor
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsWe study the molecular mechanisms by which chromatin-signaling networks effect nuclear and epigenetic programs, and how dysregulation of these pathways leads to disease. Our work centers on the biology of lysine methylation, a principal chromatin-regulatory mechanism that directs epigenetic processes. We study how lysine methylation events are generated, sensed, and transduced, and how these chemical marks integrate with other nuclear signaling systems to govern diverse cellular functions.
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
BioMy research focuses on antiretroviral therapy and complications of HIV including immune reconstitution inflammatory disease, osteoporosis, and cardiovascular disease.
Associate Professor of Pathology
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsI have research interests in the interaction of hematolymphoid neoplasia with the microenvironment. For example, I use a combination of immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence and image analysis techniques to evaluate the mesenchymal stromal cell compartment in myelodysplastic syndrome (pre-leukemic bone marrow failure disorder). I also have interests in lymphoma vasculature and the tropism of lymphoma for specific types of vasculature.
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology (Radiation Physics) and, by courtesy, of Radiology (Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford)
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsApplications of molecular imaging in radiation therapy, development of hypoxia and radiosensitivity imaging techniques, small animal image-guided conformal radiotherapy, image processing and analysis.
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
BioBorn and raised in Caracas, Venezuela. Medical school at the Central University School of Medicine, where Internship was completed.
Residency training at Stanford Medical School, Department of Psychiatry. Work in Community Mental health in Maui, Hawaii for 4 years.
Work at the Veterans Administration in Palo Alto for 3 years. Currently in Private Practice and as consulting psychiatrist at the Vaden Student Health center at Stanford
Henry T. (Hank) Greely
Deane F. and Kate Edelman Johnson Professor of Law and, Professor, by courtesy, of Genetics
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsSince 1992 my work has concentrated on ethical, legal, and social issues in the biosciences. I am particularly active on issues arising from neuroscience, human genetics, and stem cell research, with cross-cutting interests in human research protections, human biological enhancement, and the future of human reproduction.
Sherril L. Green, DVM, PhD
Professor of Comparative MedicineOn Partial Leave from 06/01/2022 To 09/02/2022
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsResearch Interests: Xenopus laevis. Husbandry, biology, infectious and parasitic diseases of laboratory Xenopus laevis. Large animal models of disease.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences)
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsThe Brain Imaging, Development, and Genetic (BRIDGE) Lab focuses on disorders associated with child development, such as attention deficits, hyperactivity, and autism spectrum disorders. we aim to uncover biological principles of how genetic variation and its associated downstream pathways affect children's neurodevelopmental disorders.
Harry B Greenberg
Joseph D. Grant Professor in the School of Medicine and Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMolecular mechanisms of pathogenesis; determinants of protective immunity; host range and tissue tropism in liver and GI tract pathogenic viruses and studies of vaccines in people.
Professor of Medicine (Hematology), Emeritus
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsDr Greenberg's clinical research involves design and coordination of clinical trials using experimental drugs with biologic focus for both lower and higher risk MDS patients not responding to standard therapies. These studies are particularly based on his prior laboratory investigations of gene expression and hematopoietic regulation in MDS patients. He is Coordinator of the International Working Group for Prognosis in MDS (IWG-PM) which generated the revised MDS classification system (the IPSS-R) and is now evaluating the impact of molecular mutations on this risk-based prognostic system. This project aims to use such findings to more specifically characterize and treat MDS patients. He is Chair of the NCCN Practice Guidelines Panel for MDS.
Maxwell Greene, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences
BioDr. Greene is a board-certified, fellowship-trained neurologist. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology at Stanford University School of Medicine.
Dr. Greene provides clinical care for adult patients with disorders of the muscles and peripheral nerves that cause weakness and numbness. He specializes in diagnosing and treating neuromuscular diseases that include amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), all types of muscular dystrophy, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP), myasthenia gravis, and Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT). For CIDP and CMT, Stanford is one of the few centers of excellence in the country.
A significant part of Dr. Greene’s practice involves investigational work, where he seeks to determine the cause of a patient’s symptoms. In addition to performing the full range of diagnostic tests including interpreting biopsy procedures, he has special qualifications in electrodiagnosis and the use of electromyography and nerve conduction studies.
Treatments offered by Dr. Greene cover the complete spectrum of options, with an emphasis on immune therapies for certain conditions. For CIDP and myasthenia gravis, he administers immune globulin, steroids, plasmapheresis, and rituximab. To help manage symptoms of CMT and support areas of the body weakened by this disease, he can recommend physical therapy, occupational therapy, and foot, ankle, and knee orthotics.
For the treatment of ALS and muscular dystrophy, Dr. Greene leads a multidisciplinary team offering physical and occupational therapy, pulmonary expertise, speech and swallow expertise, nutrition counseling, social services, and specialized nursing, and works together with genetic counseling. All team members collaborate closely to ensure patients receive the care and comfort needed to meet their emotional as well as physical needs.
As part of his commitment to advancing patients’ treatment options, Dr. Greene conducts clinical research. Among his current interests are
innovative new therapies for ALS and other nerve and muscular disorders. This is an exciting time in the field of neuromuscular medicine, with real potential for treatment breakthroughs for the first time in decades. Exploring these new directions enables Dr. Greene to offer Stanford patients access to options that may not be available anywhere else.
To highlight new advances for his peers, Dr. Greene has made national and regional presentations at conferences including the American Academy of Neurology meeting. Topics include the results of a study supported in part by the National Institutes of Health: paraneoplastic antibodies as markers of Hodgkin’s disease. JAMA Neurology published Dr. Greene’s article on this research.
Dr. Greene’s achievements have earned recognition from the American Academy of Neurology and other organizations. He is also the recipient of a travel award from the American Neurological Association and a grant from the NIH National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
A member of the American Academy of Neurology, Dr. Greene is also an active member of the Western ALS Consortium and Northeastern ALS Consortium.
Professor of Genetics
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsOur lab focuses on developing methods to probe both the structure and function of molecules encoded by the genome, as well as the physical compaction and folding of the genome itself. Our efforts are split between building new tools to leverage the power of high-throughput sequencing technologies and cutting-edge optical microscopies, and bringing these technologies to bear against basic biological questions by linking DNA sequence, structure, and function.
Sally Rose Greenwald
Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Obstetrics & Gynecology - General
BioDr. Sally Greenwald is passionate about empowering her patients with information, providing them with accessible and honest counsel, and encouraging them to value their health and be their best selves.
Her areas of medical interest and specialty include partnering with adolescents to define a positive sense of reproductive health, preconception counseling, surgical management of benign gynecologic conditions, and supporting pregnancy as a natural process. She’s excited to care for the women of the community that raised her.
Outside of work, she enjoys playing with her baby boy (Arnie), traveling with her husband (Dan), cooking, and hiking The Dish.
Michael Greicius, MD, MPH
Iqbal Farrukh and Asad Jamal Professor and Professor, by courtesy, of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Administrative and Academic Special Programs)
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsAs the Medical Director of the Stanford Center for Memory Disorders and Principal Investigator of the Stanford Extreme Phenotypes in Alzheimer's Disease (StEP AD) Cohort, Dr. Greicius' research focuses on elucidating the neurobiologic underpinnings of AD. His lab combines cutting edge brain imaging, "deep" phenotyping, and whole-genome sequencing of human subjects to identify novel pathways involved in AD pathogenesis. The goal of his work is to develop effective treatment for AD patients.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Gastroenterology & Hepatology
BioBeing from Bay Area, I enjoy providing medical care to patients in northern California. I am excited to be part of the wonderful team of gastroenterologists at Stanford University Medical Center with its multi-disciplinary approach to caring for patients in an integrated healthcare system. I am dedicated to providing high-quality care to my patients while getting to know their personal beliefs so as to involve them in the decision-making process. Based on my education and training, I practice general gastroenterology in addition to performing endoscopies and colonoscopies.
Clinical Associate Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
BioDr. Anya Griffin is a pediatric psychologist and Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology, Pain, and Perioperative Medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine. She is the Director of the Stanford Children’s Health Pediatric Rehabilitation Program (PReP), an intensive pain rehabilitation program for pediatric chronic pain with an interdisciplinary treatment team of occupational therapists, physical therapists, pain medicine providers, and pain psychologists. She has trained and worked in the field of pediatric psychology primarily with children and adolescents diagnosed with chronic pain, Sickle Cell Disease, and cancer. Dr. Griffin's research interests include pediatric chronic pain, mind-body interventions for pediatric pain management, oncology, sickle cell disease, and improving the process of transition from pediatric to adult care. She is also a board certified Dance/Movement Therapist and completed her graduate training at UCLA. She was awarded a grant in 2015 from the Stanford Medicine and Muse for her project “Capturing Pain: Photographic storytelling of youth with chronic pain.”
David L. Griffith, MD
Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Educational Programs and Services (EPS)
BioDr. David L. Griffith is a San Jose Native. He is board certified in Family Medicine, and he has been in practice with Almaden Family Physicians Medical Group since 1988. Dr. Griffith is an active-affiliate medical staff member at Good Samaritan Hospital. Dr. Griffith also holds a Master’s degree in anatomy and he is a veteran of missionary duty at the Liberian Leprosy Colony.
Dr. Griffith is married to Jennifer, who is an elementary school teacher. Together they have raised four children. He enjoys his faith, family, friends, the practice of medicine and his patients. He also like classical music and trail running.
Nicolas Grillet, PhD
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsWe are interested in identifying the genes leading to Hearing and Vestibular impairments, and understanding their function at the molecular level.
We have a special focus on how the Hair Cells are able to detect mechanical stimulation.
Paul C. Grimm
Professor of Pediatrics (Nephrology)
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsComputerized image analysis of kidney and liver biopsies to quantitate and diagnose subtle changes in tissue structure.
Renal Allograft Rejection
Renal Fibrosis in;
-Primary Kidney Disease
-Transplant Kidney Disease
Eric R. Gross
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsA part of the laboratory studies organ injury and how common genetic variants may affect the response to injury caused by surgery; particularly aldehydes. Aldehyde accumulation can cause many post-operative complications that people experience during surgery- whether it be reperfusion injury, post-operative pain, cognitive dysfunction, or nausea. The other part of the lab studies the impact of e-cigarettes and alcohol, when coupled with genetics, on the cardiopulmonary system.
Ernest R. Hilgard Professor and Professor of Psychology
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsI am interested in emotion and emotion regulation. My research employs behavioral, physiological, and brain measures to examine emotion-related personality processes and individual differences. My current interests include emotion coherence, specific emotion regulation strategies (reappraisal, suppression), automatic emotion regulation, and social anxiety.
Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics - Endocrinology and Diabetes
- Pediatric Endocrinology
- Pediatric Diabetes
- Pediatric Bone Health
Assistant Professor of Pathology
BioWei Gu, MD, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Pathology at Stanford University was trained as a physician, engineer, and scientist. He pioneered technologies in cell-free DNA 'liquid biopsy' testing, CRISPR diagnostics, clinical metagenomic sequencing, non-invasive prenatal testing, and COVID diagnostics. He has been awarded multiple extramural grants, including the Burroughs Wellcome Career Award, and a K08 from the National Cancer Institute. He is also a board-certified molecular and clinical pathologist and has a clinical practice within Stanford Healthcare.
John Mark Gubatan
Instructor, Medicine - Gastroenterology & Hepatology
BioDr. Gubatan is a physician scientist, gastroenterologist, and instructor of medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Harvard's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He completed his gastroenterology fellowship at Stanford where he served as chief fellow and was an American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) editorial fellow for Gastroenterology. Dr. Gubatan’s research is focused on translational studies using single-cell genomics to understand mechanisms of biologic therapy failure, elucidate the role of host immune and gut microbiome interactions in the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and develop precision medicine strategies to improve outcomes in patients with IBD. Dr. Gubatan’s work has been featured in Gastroenterology, Gut, American Journal of Gastroenterology, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Journal of Crohns & Colitis, and Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Dr. Gubatan's research and career development has been supported by a Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Physician Scientist Scholar Award, a Stanford Translational Research and Applied Medicine (TRAM) Scholar Award, an NIH NIDDK LRP Award, and a Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Physician Scientist Fellowship Award.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Urology
BioDr. Gulla is a board-certified urologist with fellowship training in endourology. She is a clinical assistant professor in the Stanford University School of Medicine Department of Urology.
For each patient, she develops a comprehensive, compassionate care plan customized to individual needs. Her goal is to help each patient achieve the best possible health and quality of life.
Dr. Gulla performs the complete spectrum of diagnostic and treatment procedures for urological conditions. She treats disorders including benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), blood in urine, kidney stones, male and female voiding dysfunction, neurogenic bladder, prostate cancer, and over active bladder.
She excels at ureteroscopy and cystoscopy (examination of the bladder and urinary tract with a scope), endourology (minimally invasive treatment of kidney stones), laser therapy, ultrasound-guided diagnosis and treatment, urodynamic testing, and other techniques.
To help advance her field, Dr. Gulla has conducted research. Among the topics she has investigated are voiding cystourethrogram (VCUG) testing in children for bladder and urethral abnormalities and for conditions that can lead to kidney infections.
She has presented her research findings at the national meeting of the American Urologic Association. She also has published papers in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons and elsewhere.
She is a member of the American Urologic Association.
Saad Ahmad Gulzar
Assistant Professor of Political Science
BioI am an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Stanford University. My research asks under what conditions can representative government – one that provides equality of voice and influence – improve people’s lives?
Focusing on South Asia, I pose two broad sets of questions:
1. Does representative government improve redistribution at the cost of policy efficiency? My work shows that broadening political representation can redistribute welfare towards marginalized communities without incurring efficiency costs. I argue that taking electoral incentives seriously holds the key to making politics work for development.
2. How can societies transition towards more representative government? I examine long-term historical processes of transitions and their policy consequences. I also study how barriers that prevent broader political participation can be overcome both at the individual and organizational levels. My work shows that politics can be made more inclusive and that doing so can better align policy outcomes with the preferences of people.
I work closely with politicians, political parties, bureaucrats, and government agencies in Pakistan, India, and Nepal, and strive to make these collaborations meaningful for research and policy. My work has been published in the American Political Science Review, the Journal of Politics, the Journal of Development Economics, and the Journal of the European Economic Association.
I received my Ph.D. in Political Science at New York University in 2017, where my work received the Best Dissertation Award from the American Political Science Association’s Experiments Section.
Please visit my website for my cv and research: saadgulzar.com
H. Henry Guo, MD, PhD
Clinical Associate Professor, Radiology
Current Research and Scholarly Interests3D printing of lung
Quality assurance of ultralow dose CT scans
Post radiation treatment changes of lung tumors
CT features as predictor of cardiovascular disease
FDG uptake in lung diseases