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Clinical Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology
BioDr. Goldthwaite specializes in family planning, contraception, early pregnancy management, and general gynecology. She has a particular interest in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety. She is involved in medical education and clinical research. Her practice philosophy is patient centered care with a drive to help each of her patients meet their general and reproductive health goals.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Genetics) and of Pediatrics (Stem Cell Transplantation)
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsDr. Gomez-Ospina is a physician scientist and medical geneticist with a strong interest in the diagnosis and management of genetic diseases.
1) Lysosomal storage diseases:
Her research program is on developing better therapies for a large class of neurodegenerative diseases in children known as lysosomal storage disorders. Her current focus is on developing genome editing of hematopoietic stem cells as a therapeutic approach for these diseases beginning with Mucopolysaccharidosis type 1 and Gaucher disease. She established a genetic approach where therapeutic proteins can be targeted to a single well-characterized place in the genome known as a safe harbor. This approach constitutes a flexible, “one size fits all” approach that is independent of specific genes and mutations. This strategy, in which the hematopoietic system is commandeered to express and deliver therapeutic proteins to the brain can potentially change the current approaches to treating childhood neurodegenerative diseases and pave the way for alternative therapies for adult neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease
2) Point of care ammonia testing
She also works in collaboration with other researchers at Stanford to develop point-of-care testing for serum ammonia levels. Such device will greatly improve the quality of life of children and families with metabolic disorders with hyperammonemia.
3) Gene discovery
Dr Gomez-Ospina lead a multi-institutional collaboration resulting in the discovery of a novel genetic cause of neonatal and infantile cholestatic liver disease. She collaborated in the description of two novel neurologic syndromes caused by mutations in DYRK1 and CHD4.
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Julie Good, MD
Clinical Associate Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsJulie's academic interests include pediatric palliative care, pain and symptom management for children with life-threatening illness, medical acupuncture, and meaning in medicine (the humanistic side of doctoring)
Miriam B. Goodman
Mrs. George A. Winzer Professor of Cell Biology
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsWe study the molecular events that give rise to the sensation of touch and temperature in C. elegans. To do this, we use a combination of quantitative behavioral analysis, genetics, in vivo electrophysiology, and heterologous expression of ion channels. We also collaborate with Pruitt's group in Mechanical Engineering to develop and fabricate novel devices for the study of sensory transduction.
Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health and of Medicine (Primary Care and Population Health)
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsI am interested in issues relating to the representation and measurement of evidence in medical research, and determinants of the truth of medical findings, using a Bayesian framework. I also do work in evidence synthesis, comparative effectiveness research, and the ethics of clinical research.
Stuart Goodman, MD, PhD
The Robert L. and Mary Ellenburg Professor of Surgery and Professor, by courtesy, of Bioengineering
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsAs an academic orthopaedic surgeon, my interests center on adult reconstructive surgery, arthritis surgery, joint replacement, biomaterials, biocompatibility, tissue engineering, mesenchymal stem cells. Collaborative clinical, applied and basic research studies are ongoing.
L. Henry Goodnough, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
BioDr. Goodnough is an orthopaedic surgeon who is fellowship-trained in orthopaedic traumatology. This specialty is dedicated to the care of patients with complex injuries to the body’s bones, joints, or tissues.
Dr. Goodnough is a clinical instructor of orthopaedic surgery. He also holds a PhD degree, and his doctoral research focused on genetic mechanisms of early bone development.
For each patient, he develops a personalized plan of care. His goals are to treat the patient’s injury, restore function, and help promote the best possible quality of life. His clinical interests include nonunions, periarticular fractures, fractures of the pelvis and acetabulum, and infections.
Dr. Goodnough has conducted research on the role of skeletal stem cells in fracture healing. He also has investigated how cells function in fractures that have failed to heal (“nonunions”).
He has co-authored articles on his research discoveries in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, and elsewhere. Topics include advances in surgical technique and technology.
He also has contributed to chapters in the textbooks Surgery of the Hip, Skeletal Trauma of the Upper Extremity, and Operative Techniques in Orthopedic Trauma.
Dr. Goodnough has presented the findings of his research at numerous national and regional conferences. They include meetings of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and Western Orthopaedic Association. Topics have included the effects of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs on skeletal stem cells in fractures.
Dr. Goodnough is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Orthopaedic Trauma Association, and AO, the global network of doctors dedicated to the surgical treatment of trauma and musculoskeletal disorders.
Lawrence Tim Goodnough
Professor of Pathology and of Medicine (Hematology)
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsImproving blood utilization
Promoting alternatives to blood transfusion
Cheryl Gore-Felton, Ph.D.
Walter E. Nichols, MD Professor in the School of Medicine
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMy clinical focus is the treatment of anxiety disorders, including post traumatic stress disorder. My research focuses on developing effective psychotherapy interventions to reduce chronic stress as well as enhance positive health behaviors to reduce morbidity and mortality among patients coping with chronic, medical illnesses which are often life threatening.
Michael L. Goris
Professor of Radiology (Nuclear Medicine), Emeritus
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsRadio-immunotherapy. Medical Imaging Processing. Quantification for diagnosis Clinical validations