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  • Cintia Kimura

    Cintia Kimura

    Postdoctoral Scholar, General Surgery

    BioGraduated from Medical School from Universidade de São Paulo (2013). Completed training in General Surgery (2016), Colorectal Surgery (2018), and doctorate in Gastroenterology at Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo (2021).
    Currently researching how the gut microbiome can affect patients' risk of developing complications after colorectal surgery, and whether it can be modulated by short-term dietary interventions.
    Previous work focused on prevention and early treatment of anal and rectal cancer, and on the interaction between HPV infection and anal neoplasia.

  • Candice Schultz

    Candice Schultz

    Affiliate, Surgery - General Surgery

    BioCandice Schultz, PA is a physician assistant at Stanford Health Care's Breast Cancer Program.

  • Carolyn Dacey Seib, MD, MAS

    Carolyn Dacey Seib, MD, MAS

    Assistant Professor of Surgery (General Surgery)

    BioDr. Carolyn Dacey Seib is a fellowship-trained endocrine surgeon and board certified general surgeon. Her practice is focused on surgery of the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands.

    Dr. Seib has clinical and research expertise in the surgical management of endocrine disorders in older adults, including primary hyperparathyroidism, thyroid cancer, and hyperthyroidism. Dr. Seib completed her undergraduate education at Princeton University, graduating summa cum laude in 2004. She received her M.D. at the New York University School of Medicine and then attended residency in General Surgery at UCSF. Dr. Seib also completed a fellowship in Endocrine Surgery at UCSF, during which she cared for patients with complex disorders of the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands.

    Dr. Seib focuses on providing individualized care for patients with thyroid malignancy, hyperthyroidism, primary hyperparathyroidism, and adrenal disorders. She has received funding from the National Institute on Aging and the American Thyroid Association to study the surgical management of endocrine disorders in older adults and has a number of peer-reviewed journal publications on this topic that have received national attention, including being featured in the New York Times.

  • Saurabh Sharma

    Saurabh Sharma

    Postdoctoral Scholar, General and Vascular Surgery

    BioDr. Saurabh Sharma previously worked for almost 1.5 years as a Post-doctoral Chemist/Pharmacologogist at the Tersaki Institute of Biomedical Innovation, Los Angeles, California. He also worked as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Health Sciences, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Energy Acres, Bidholi via prem nagar, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India. He completed his doctoral degree from the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, BITS-Pilani, Pilani Campus, Rajasthan, India. His research work has focused on the “Development and Evaluation of Lipo-polymeric Nano-carriers Containing MicroRNA-34a and Docetaxel for the Treatment of Breast Cancer”. His experience in the Design, Synthesis, and characterization of Novel multi-functional polymeric carriers, miRNA/small molecules nanoformulations, Bioanalytical method development and validation of small molecules and oligonucleotides, In vitro cell culture & molecular biological studies: transfection, endocytic uptake & subcellular pathway mechanism, complexation assay, cytotoxicity, apoptosis, cell cycle, cellular uptake, and gene expression, In vivo pharmacokinetics (in rat and mice), tissue distribution study, nanoformulation-toxicity study with clinical biochemical and histological parameters. His research work has yielded research publications in internationally reputed journals. He is interested in novel polymer/biomaterial synthesis, nanocarrier-mediated small molecules, and nucleic acid delivery systems for the treatment of several diseases and immunotherapy. This opportunity allows him to share his experience in interdisciplinary research and learn delivery aspects, which impart several advantages in the treatment of several diseases.

  • Andrew A. Shelton, MD, FACS, FACRS

    Andrew A. Shelton, MD, FACS, FACRS

    Clinical Professor, Surgery - General Surgery

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMultimodality treatment of rectal cancer
    Sphincter preserving procedures for rectal cancer
    Laparoscopic colon and rectal surgery
    Surgical education