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  • Mariana Schmajuk

    Mariana Schmajuk

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

    BioMariana Schmajuk received her medical school education at Boston University School of Medicine in 2012. She completed her General Adult Psychiatry Residency program Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York in 2016, serving as Chief Resident with a focus on the early transition from medical school to residency. She went on to complete her Consult-Liaison fellowship at New York-Presbyterian Hospital Columbia University Medical Center in 2017.

    Dr. Schmajuk joined Stanford University CLP team in 2017. She is a primary member of the emergency medicine consultations, working collaboratively with a nurse practioner, social worker and residents. Clinically, Dr. Schmajuk focuses on treating patients with terminal neurological disorders and oncological processes. Dr. Schmajuk is the director of the Psychosomatic Continuity clinic where residents and fellows are able to assess and longitudinally treat patients with psychiatric sequela in the context of complex medical illness. She has a particular interest in brief psychotherapeutic interventions. She enjoys teaching medical students about CL psychiatry and interviewing skills. At present, Dr. Schmajuk is using techniques of applied improvisation to educate psychiatry residents and others about the building blocks of communication. She also is an active member of the bioethics committee.

  • David Schneider

    David Schneider

    Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
    On Partial Leave from 03/24/2024 To 10/23/2024

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsWe study innate immunity and microbial pathogenesis. We have been studying models for a variety of bacterial infections including: Listeria, Mycobacteria, Salmonella and Streptococcus as well as some fungi, malaria and viruses. Our current focus is to determine how we recover from infections.

  • Logan Schneider

    Logan Schneider

    Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsFrom a research perspective, my long-term career plan is to refine the understanding of normal and dysfunctional sleep, much like the Epilepsy Phenome/Genome Project (EPGP) and Epi4K are doing for the enigmatic epilepsies. Insufficient sleep has been deemed a public health problem with poorly understood behavioral and physiologic sleep disorders lying at the core of the issue. I am currently using well-defined distinct and objective phenotypes (e.g. periodic limb movements, hypocretin-deficient narcolepsy) to acquire the analytic skills necessary to expand my knowledge of both signal processing and genetics, with the former enhancing my ability to identify and/or refine sleep phenotypes, and the latter facilitating the pathophysiological understanding of these phenotypes. As a consequence of a better link between symptoms/phenotypes, physiology, and genetic risks, more personally targeted and effective therapeutics can be developed to address the enriched spectrum of sleep disorders.

  • Ingela Schnittger, MD

    Ingela Schnittger, MD

    Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular)

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMy main research continues to be in the field of echocardiography. Several areas of research are currently being pursued.

  • Mark J. Schnitzer

    Mark J. Schnitzer

    Professor of Biology, of Applied Physics and of Neurosurgery (Adult Neurosurgery)

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsThe goal of our research is to advance experimental paradigms for understanding normal cognitive and disease processes at the level of neural circuits, with emphasis on learning and memory processes. To advance these paradigms, we invent optical brain imaging techniques, several of which have been widely adopted. Our neuroscience studies combine these imaging innovations with behavioral, electrophysiological, optogenetic and computational methods, enabling a holistic approach to brain science.

  • Gary Schoolnik

    Gary Schoolnik

    Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases), Emeritus

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsStructure-function analysis of bacterial adhesion proteins and toxins; design and synthesis of synthetic antigens; immunobiology of human papillomaviruses

  • Donald Schreiber

    Donald Schreiber

    Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Stanford University Medical Center, Emeritus

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMy research group focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular emergencies including acute myocardial infarction, acute coronary syndrome and congestive heart failure. We have evaluated novel cardiac markers and point-of-care testing in clinical practice. Current projects also include the diagnosis and treatment of acute pulmonary embolism and deep venous thrombosis. Other interests include spinal cord injury, pneumonia and sepsis.

  • Alan Schroeder

    Alan Schroeder

    Clinical Professor, Pediatrics

    BioDr. Schroeder is the associate chief for research in the division of pediatric hospital medicine at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, and a clinical professor in the division of hospital medicine and the division of critical care. His research interests focus on identifying areas where we can “safely do less” in healthcare, striving to ensure that children get the healthcare that they need while avoiding excessive tests and treatments that only cause harm. Dr. Schroeder is currently involved in multiple projects involving common conditions and interventions in pediatrics. He serves as the Stanford PI for PEDSNet and is an Associate Editor for the journal Hospital Pediatrics. At Stanford he co-leads the residency clinical research scholarly concentration and the faculty Clinical Research Peer Scholarship Community. Dr. Schroeder provides clinical care for children in the PICU and the pediatric ward.

  • John S. Schroeder, MD

    John S. Schroeder, MD

    Professor (Clinical) of Medicine (Cardiovascular), Emeritus

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests1. Clinical Pharmocology of Cardiovascular Drugs
    (a) Calcium Channel Blockers
    (b) Agents for Heart Failure
    (c) Anti-atherosclerotic Effects of Cardiovascular Drugs, e.g. Calcium Channel Blockers

    2. Cardiac Transplantation/Congestive Heart Failure

    3. Coronary Artery Spasm

  • Joseph Schroers-Martin

    Joseph Schroers-Martin

    Assistant Professor of Medicine (Oncology)

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMedical heme/onc focused on molecular cancer diagnostics and novel biomarkers.

  • Birgitt Schuele

    Birgitt Schuele

    Associate Professor (Research) of Pathology

    BioBirgitt Schüle, MD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology at Stanford University School of Medicine. Her research focuses on medical genetics and stem cell modeling to uncover disease mechanisms and pathways involved in neurodegeneration in Parkinson's disease and related disorders. She is dedicated to developing novel therapeutic strategies that contribute to the advancement of precision medicine.
    Dr. Schüle obtained her medical training from the Georg-August University Göttingen and Medical University Lübeck, Germany, between 1993 and 2001. She earned her doctoral degree in medicine (Dr. med.) in neurophysiology from the Georg-August University Göttingen in 2001. During her neurology internship from 2001 to 2002 at the Medical University of Lübeck under the guidance of Prof. Christine Klein. Subsequently, she pursued a postdoctoral fellowship in human genetics with Prof. Uta Francke at Stanford University School of Medicine from 2003 to 2005.
    From 2005 to 2019, Dr. Schüle demonstrated leadership in spearheading critical clinical research programs and establishing essential biospecimen repositories for neurogenetics, translational stem cell research, and brain donation at the Parkinson's Institute and Clinical Center.
    Currently, Dr. Schüle serves as the Associate Core Leader, Neuropathology, within the Stanford Alzheimer Research Center (ADRC). Her contributions to ADRC include genetic characterization, biobanking, and the establishment of a human induced pluripotent stem cell and post-mortem leptomeninges tissue bank. These resources are shared with the data and tissue repositories at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), facilitating collaborative research and advancing our understanding of neurodegenerative diseases.
    Dr. Schüle's expertise and dedication in the field of neurodegeneration contribute significantly to the advancement of medical knowledge. She is recognized as a respected member of the scientific community, playing an important role in the pursuit of effective treatments and precision medicine approaches.

  • Kevin Schulman

    Kevin Schulman

    Professor of Medicine (Hospital Medicine), by courtesy, of Health Policy and of Operations, Information and Technology at the Graduate School of Business

    BioDr. Schulman is a Professor of Medicine, Clinical Excellence Research Center (CERC) at the Stanford University School of Medicine, and, by courtesy, Professor of Operations, Information and Technology at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. He is the Faculty Director of Stanford’s new applied master's degree program, the Master of Science in Clinical Informatics Management program.

    Dr. Schulman is a health economist/health services researcher working at the intersection of business, medicine and technology. With over 500 publications, he has had a broad impact on several areas of health policy (Scopus h-index=81). His research has appeared in the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of the American Medical Association, and Health Affairs. He is the editor-in-chief of Health Management, Policy and Innovation (www.HMPI.Org), and Senior Associate Editor of Health Service Research (HSR).

    He is a graduate of Dartmouth College, the New York University School of Medicine, and The Wharton Health Care Management Program.

  • Liora Schultz

    Liora Schultz

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology

    BioI am currently postdoctoral research fellow pursuing immunotherapy research in the oncology department at Stanford University. My clinical training as a pediatric hematology oncology fellow at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center highlighted the desperate need for novel therapeutic options for a subtype of aggressive pediatric leukemia, Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). Despite our best standard of care for AML, long term survival rates range from 50-60% with an unacceptably high relapse rate of 40%. The urgent need for novel treatments inspired me to pursue a research project in adoptive immunotherapy, genetically modifying Tcells to express artificial T cell receptors, termed chimeric antigen receptors (CARs), that target AML specific antigens. In parallel to my clinical training, I constructed an AML specific CAR and demonstrated its ability to redirect T cell function mediating eradication of AML cells. As the field of CAR therapy rapidly advances, novel methods to optimize this therapeutic modality are imperative. To this end, supported by research demonstrating superior antitumor function of naïve derived effector T cells compared to central memory derived effector T cells, I am investigating whether preferential modification of naïve T cells to express CARs will generate a T cell subpopulation with increased efficacy. Consolidating my clinical and research experiences within highly academic institutes allows me to synthesize my pursuit of scientific rigor and commitment to the field of oncology, with a mission to achieve productive research and translatable results.

  • Neil Schwartz, MD, PhD

    Neil Schwartz, MD, PhD

    Clinical Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences
    Clinical Professor (By courtesy), Neurosurgery

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMy clinical interests involve inpatient and outpatient care of patients with neurovascular diseases, mostly ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke. I have a particular interest in cervical artery dissection, non-atherosclerotic vasculopathies, and stroke in the young.

  • Christopher Thomas Scott, PhD

    Christopher Thomas Scott, PhD

    Sr Research Scholar, Pediatrics - Center for Biomedical Ethics

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMy research focuses on the political, legal, ethical and economic impacts of stem cell research. Topics include: embryonic and adult stem cell research and clinical trials, stem cell banking, human-animal chimeras; cell and gamete donation; international perspectives of bioethics; global economic impacts; national and state regulatory policy, stem cell entrepreneurship, intellectual property and offshore stem cell transplants.

  • Jake Scott

    Jake Scott

    Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine - Infectious Diseases

    BioDr. Jake Scott is a board-certified infectious diseases specialist. He provides general infectious diseases care in the inpatient and outpatient settings and his special interests include COVID-19, coccidiomycosis, multidrug-resistant organisms, HIV, and HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis. He works with patients from diverse backgrounds to provide compassionate, high-quality care aligned with their needs.

    Dr. Scott was born and raised in the Bay Area and was inspired to pursue a career in medicine after working as an HIV test counselor in San Francisco. He studied literature and creative writing in college and values the narrative aspect of medicine and the importance of drawing out the story behind the diagnosis.

    One of Dr. Scott’s passions is teaching. He regularly works with Stanford residents and students and has lectured on various infectious disease-related topics, such as COVID-19, fever of unknown origin, and the dangers of antibiotic overuse, especially as it contributes to the rising threat of multidrug-resistant infections. He is also committed to expanding awareness of infectious diseases outside of the hospital and university through public presentations in the community and media interviews.
    He is the medical director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare in Pleasanton and is a member of the Infection Control Committee and the Stanford Vaccine Clinical Advisory Committee.

    In his spare time, Dr. Scott enjoys rock climbing, hiking, and spending time with his wife and two young children.

  • Matthew P. Scott

    Matthew P. Scott

    Professor of Developmental Biology, Emeritus

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsOur research has been focused on the genetic regulation of animal development and its relation to birth defects, cancer, and neurodegeneration. We studied mechanisms and functions of Hedgehog (Hh) signaling, which controls cell fates and growth, in the context of normal development and brain cancer. We studied a neurodegenerative disease, Niemann-Pick C syndrome, that affects intracellular organelle movements and sterol homeostasis. Due to Dr. Scott's new job, the lab is no longer active.

  • Katharine Sears Edwards

    Katharine Sears Edwards

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsPotential impact of brief behavioral interventions to improve adjustment, coping, medical adherence, and cardiovascular health among cardiac patients.

    Psychosocial challenges of patients with spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD).

    Assessment and training in evidence-based psychological therapies.

  • Vittorio Sebastiano

    Vittorio Sebastiano

    Associate Professor (Research) of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Reproductive and Stem Cell Biology)

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsThe thread of Ariadne that connects germ cells, preimplatation development and pluripotent stem cells is the focus of my research, with a specific interest in human development. My long-term goals are: 1. Understanding the biology of germ cells and and their ability to sustain early preimplantation development; 2. Understanding the mechanisms that regulate very early cell fate decisions in human embryos; 3. Understanding the biology of derivation and maintenance of Pluripotent Stem Cells

  • Talal Seddik

    Talal Seddik

    Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics - Infectious Diseases

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsTalal Seddik is a member of the Collaborative Antiviral Study Group. He is the key site investigator at the Stanford site for the following multicenter studies:

    1) DMID 19-0026 Enterovirus Study
    Neonatal Enterovirus and Human Parechovirus Viral Sepsis: Natural History and Predictors of Morbidity and Mortality

    This study will be the first large, multi-state prospective assessment of the viral causes of neonatal sepsis conducted. The main reason for this research study is to get a better understanding of what causes neonatal viral sepsis and to assess the impact of the infection on the babies’ health. Viruses called enterovirus (EV) or human parechovirus (HPeV) are very common in the population and can cause neonatal viral sepsis. By gaining a better understanding of the condition, we hope this information can be used to guide diagnosis and treatment of babies with neonatal viral sepsis in the future.

    This study is actively enrolling subjects

    2) DMID 19-0005 Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) Study
    A Prospective Study of Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) to Define Natural History, Risk Factors and Pathogenetic Mechanisms

    Patients with suspected AFM (onset of flaccid limb weakness within the previous 30 days) are eligible to enroll in the study. Investigators will assess participants at four-time points within the first month of enrollment and will ask participants to return for additional follow up visits at 3 months, 7 months and 1 year. Neurologic improvements will be tracked over time, and samples will be collected and stored in a biorepository for use in future research studies. Household contacts, such as siblings, will be eligible to participate in the study as a control or comparison group.

    This study is actively enrolling subjects.

  • Rebecca Seekamp, MD

    Rebecca Seekamp, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsInterested in complementary/alternative medicine, international health, international adoption medicine and providing full spectrum health care.

  • Niraj Sehgal

    Niraj Sehgal

    Clinical Professor, Medicine

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsQuality Improvement & Patient Safety, Teamwork & Communication, Leadership
    Development, Organizational Culture & Change

  • Carolyn Dacey Seib, MD, MAS

    Carolyn Dacey Seib, MD, MAS

    Associate 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.

  • Zachary M. Sellers, MD, PhD

    Zachary M. Sellers, MD, PhD

    Adjunct Professor, Pediatrics - Gastroenterology

    BioDr. Sellers is a pediatric physician-scientist and research and clinical development consultant. As a pediatric gastroenterologist and ion channel physiologist, Dr. Sellers' work in academia and pharma over the last 20 years has focused on improving the lives of individuals with complex and rare diseases through providing cutting-edge clinical care and advancing research and drug development. Dr. Sellers previously led a basic and translational research laboratory at Stanford, focused on epithelial ion transport and acid-base regulation using a variety of human and animal models. He is a firm believer in the exponential impact of team science and is adept working in multi-disciplinary and cross-functional teams. He seeks out strategic partnerships and opportunities that can leverage his expertise and leadership to advance innovative therapies for areas of high unmet need and to support the development of the next generation of physician-scientists. Dr. Sellers received his BS (Animal Physiology and Neuroscience) and BA (Japanese Studies) from the University of California. San Diego, his MD and PhD (Molecular and Integrative Physiology) from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and was trained in Pediatrics and Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at Stanford, where he was previously a faculty member and attending physician. He held multiple leadership positions at Stanford, including Associate Chief of Research in Gastroenterology, Director of the Stanford Children's Pancreas Program, Lead Gastroenterologist for the CF Program, Director of the CFTR Phenotyping and Theratyping Program, and Physician-Scientist Advisor for the Pediatrics Residency Program.

  • Deborah Sellmeyer

    Deborah Sellmeyer

    Clinical Professor, Medicine - Endocrinology, Gerontology, & Metabolism

    BioDr. Sellmeyer is an internationally recognized expert in Metabolic Bone Disease. She is a renowned clinician who joined the Stanford faculty in 2018 as a Professor of Medicine. She has been recognized for her clinical excellence with induction into the Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence while she was at Johns Hopkins. In addition to her clinical expertise, Dr. Sellmeyer maintains a research program that centers on the effect of nutrition and environmental factors on skeletal metabolism which she has investigated through both smaller CRC-based trials and large multi-center trials. Studies she has conducted have investigated the role of dietary sodium chloride, source of dietary protein (animal, vegetable, dairy, soy), role of dietary potassium and alkaline potassium salts, targeted thoracic exercises on kyphosis, whether structured exercise can prevent bone loss in premenopausal women treated for breast cancer, and studies validating nutritional assessment questionnaires. Her expertise as a clinical researcher has enabled development of a multi-disciplinary translational research team including basic scientists in the orthopedic department, junior faculty members with K grant funding, and basic scientists in the endocrine division to develop translational projects studying the effects of osteoporosis medications on basic elements of skeletal biology utilizing bone biopsies from treated individuals as well as clinical trials of novel therapies for rare bone disorders. Dr. Sellmeyer also is a esteemed educator, having received multiple teaching awards.

  • Subhro K. Sen, MD

    Subhro K. Sen, MD

    Clinical Associate Professor, Surgery - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

    BioSubhro K. Sen, MD, Clinical Associate Professor in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in biomedical engineering. He went on to receive his medical degree from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. After medical school, he completed a yearlong peripheral nerve research fellowship under Dr. Susan Mackinnon at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He completed his postgraduate training in general surgery at Indiana University, followed by plastic and reconstructive surgery at Johns Hopkins University. He finished his training with a hand and upper extremity surgery fellowship at Stanford University.

    Dr. Sen’s general clinical interests are in reconstructive surgery, microvascular surgery, and hand and upper extremity surgery. His practice includes: post-traumatic extremity reconstruction; post-oncologic reconstruction of the head and neck, trunk and extremities; perforator flap surgery; and melanoma surgery. He is medical director of the Advanced Wound Care Center at Stanford Health Care. As a hand surgeon in the Robert A. Chase Hand and Upper Limb Center, he has interests in hand trauma, degenerative conditions, peripheral nerve injuries, and complex upper extremity flap reconstruction.

    In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Sen is involved in research, publication, and teaching. His peer-reviewed research includes studies on extremity reconstruction, peripheral nerve regeneration, and he has authored a number of book chapters on a variety of plastic and hand surgery topics. He has a strong interest in medical device innovation and is currently a faculty fellow in the Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign.

    Dr. Sen is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and the American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery.

  • Yasir Sepah

    Yasir Sepah

    Assistant Professor (Research) of Ophthalmology

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsYasir's primary focus is on early identification of ocular diseases and objective assessment of response to therapy via biomarker (imaging and molecular) discovery and endpoints development for clinical trials. His lab is also developing and implementing protocols and methods to make decentralized clinical trials in ophthalmology viable.

    Yasir is also engaged in developing low-tech, low cost and less intelligent solutions in order to improve patient's access to care.

  • Shebani Sethi MD, ABOM

    Shebani Sethi MD, ABOM

    Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsImproving metabolic and mental health through dietary metabolic therapies, pharmacological optimization, and other lifestyle interventions in those with severe mental illness, such as bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, major depression is a major focus of her research. Clinical and academic interests include management of psychiatric disorders with co-morbid obesity, insulin resistance, metabolic dysfunction and/or eating disorders, particularly binge eating disorder and bulimia nervosa.

  • Kawin Setsompop

    Kawin Setsompop

    Associate Professor of Radiology (Radiological Sciences Laboratory) and, by courtesy, of Electrical Engineering

    BioKawin Setsompop is an Associate Professor of Radiology and, by courtesy, of Electrical Engineering. His research focuses on the development of novel MRI acquisition methods, with the goal of creating imaging technologies that can be used to help better understand brain structure and function for applications in Healthcare and Health sciences. He received his Master’s degree in Engineering Science from Oxford University and his PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT. Prior to joining Stanford, he was a postdoctoral fellow and subsequently a faculty at the A.A. Martinos center for biomedical imaging, MGH, as well as part of the Harvard and MIT faculty. His group has pioneered several widely-used MRI acquisition technologies, a number of which have been successfully translated into FDA-approved clinical products on Siemens, GE, Phillips, United Imaging and Bruker MRI scanners worldwide. These technologies are being used daily to study the brain in both clinical and neuroscientific fields.

  • Sharon Sha, MD, MS

    Sharon Sha, MD, MS

    Clinical Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences

    BioDr. Sha is a Clinical Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Stanford University where she serves as Chief for the Memory Disorders Division and the Stanford Memory Disorders Center, Associate Vice Chair of Clinical Research, Director of the Huntington’s Disease Center of Excellence and Ataxia Clinic, Co-Director of the Lewy Body Disease Association Research Center of Excellence, Clinical Core Co-Leader of the Stanford Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, and Director of the Behavioral Neurology Fellowship. Her clinical time is devoted to caring for patients with Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders and her research is devoted to finding treatments for these cognitive disorders. She also served on the California Governor’s Alzheimer’s Prevention and Preparedness Task Force Chaired by Maria Shriver in 2020. She has been featured in international media and documentaries such as the BBC "How to Stay Young" and the Docuseries "Limitless with Chris Hemsworth".

  • Ross Shachter

    Ross Shachter

    Associate Professor of Management Science and Engineering

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsProf. Shachter's research has focused on the representation, manipulation, and analysis of uncertainty and probabilistic reasoning in decision systems. As part of this work, he developed the DAVID influence diagram processing system for the Macintosh. He has developed models scheduling patients for cancer follow-up, and analyzing vaccination strategies for HIV and Helobacter pylori.

  • Audrey Shafer

    Audrey Shafer

    Emeritum Faculty-Med Ctr Line, Miscellaneous

    Current Research and Scholarly Interestsliterature and medicine, humanistic aspects of medicine and anesthesia care, language and medicine, communication, medical humanities, creative writing, arts and healthcare

  • Robert W. Shafer

    Robert W. Shafer

    Professor (Research) of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and, by courtesy, of Pathology
    On Leave from 05/01/2024 To 10/31/2024

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMy group’s research is on the mechanisms and consequences of virus evolution with a focus on HIV therapy and drug resistance. We maintain a public HIV drug resistance database (http://hivdb.stanford.edu) as a resource for HIV drug resistance surveillance, interpreting HIV drug resistance tests, and HIV drug development. Our paramount goal is to inform HIV treatment and prevention policies by identifying the main factors responsible for the emergence and spread of drug resistance.

  • Ami J. Shah

    Ami J. Shah

    Clinical Professor, Pediatrics - Stem Cell Transplantation

    BioI joined Stanford University in 2015 as a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Hematology/ Oncology, Stem Cell Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine, having completed my training in Pediatric Hematology/ Oncology at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. My areas of clinical expertise have been in the areas of transplantation for immune deficiencies and immune reconstitution post HSCT. I have been actively involved with the care and treatment of children with primary immune deficiencies and work with the Primary Immune Deficiencies Consortium (PIDTC). I am very interested in cellular therapies as a treatment modality for rare genetic diseases. I currently am the PI for several gene therapy trials at Stanford for various disorders including cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy (cALD), Sickle Cell Anemia, Thalassemia and Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency. My other main areas of research have been in studying the late effects of patients following stem cell transplantation, in specific the neurocognitive function post HSCT. I have been involved with several national committees addressing the late effects of HSCT within the ASBMT and COG.

    In addition to my research work in stem cell transplantation, I have been actively involved with mentorship and graduate medical education. I am currently the Program Director for the Hematology/ Oncology Fellowship and serve as a mentor through the Pediatric Mentoring Group.

  • Atulkumar T. Shah, MD

    Atulkumar T. Shah, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Gastroenterology & Hepatology

    BioDr. Shah is a board-certified, fellowship-trained gastroenterologist with Stanford Health Care’s Digestive Health program. He is a clinical associate professor of medicine in the division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Stanford University School of Medicine.

    Dr. Shah treats all gastrointestinal and liver conditions, such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), colon polyps, hepatitis, inflammatory bowel disease, and irritable bowel syndrome. He has a special interest in the increasingly prevalent fatty liver disease, which allows him to work closely with patients to educate them about symptom management and making lifestyle changes that will improve their health and wellbeing.

    Dr. Shah treats all gastrointestinal and liver conditions, such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), colon polyps, hepatitis, inflammatory bowel disease, and irritable bowel syndrome. He has a special interest in the increasingly prevalent fatty liver disease, which allows him to work closely with patients to educate them about symptom management and making lifestyle changes that will improve their health and wellbeing.

    After more than two decades of practice, Dr. Shah added training in liver transplant to expand his knowledge of liver disease and offer his patients a “one-stop” resource for truly comprehensive care.

    Dr. Shah is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and American Association for the Study of Liver Disease.

    Among Dr. Shah’s current research interests is the development of an algorithm assessing the impact of gastrointestinal disease management on readmission rates.

    Dr. Shah brings a personalized approach to working with patients and to teaching the next generation of physician scientists the classic skills of careful listening and patient examination. Throughout his career, he has emphasized the fundamental importance of balancing scientific expertise with empathy and compassion.

    As a volunteer with the non-profit organization Health Volunteers Overseas, Dr. Shah travels around the world to train physicians about liver disease management and treatment. He is director of the HVO site in Bangalore, India.

  • Mamta Madhav Shah, MD

    Mamta Madhav Shah, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Nephrology

    BioDr. Shah is a board-certified, fellowship-trained nephrologist and clinical assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology at Stanford University School of Medicine.

    She provides care for patients with a variety of kidney-related conditions, with a special interest in management of kidney stones and related conditions. Her goal is to collaborate with each patient to develop a personalized and comprehensive care plan. She has given several talks on kidney stones to trainees and peers. Dr. Shah previously served as medical director of one of the dialysis clinics at University of Connecticut Health Center and helped run the plasmapheresis treatments.

    Some of Dr. Shah’s recent research is focused on efforts to prevent filter failure when performing membrane-based therapeutic plasma exchange—a blood purification treatment for removing large molecular weight substances from plasma.

    Dr. Shah’s work has been published in the Journal of Onco-Nephrology, Therapeutic Apheresis and Dialysis, and Connecticut Medicine. She has presented to her peers at national and regional meetings of the American Society of Nephrology, the National Kidney Foundation, and the American College of Physicians, Connecticut Chapter.

    Dr. Shah is a member of the American Society of Nephrology. She has a keen interest in education of trainees including medical students, residents and fellows; and served as core faculty of the Nephrology Fellowship at the University of Connecticut Health Center.

    She is fluent in Hindi and Gujarati. Outside of work she enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and daughter.

  • Manish I. Shah, MD, MS

    Manish I. Shah, MD, MS

    Professor of Emergency Medicine (Pediatrics)

    BioI have dedicated my career to improving pediatric prehospital care on local, statewide, national, and international levels through research, education, and advocacy. My primary research interest focuses on integration of pediatric evidence into emergency medical services (EMS) systems. I serve on the Executive Committee of the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) as the nodal Principal Investigator (PI) for the Charlotte, Houston, and Milwaukee Prehospital (CHaMP) research node. In addition, I am the PI for the Pediatric Dose Optimization for Seizures in EMS (PediDOSE) clinical trial and co-investigator for the Pediatric Prehospital Airway Resuscitation Trial (Pedi-PART). As an educational researcher, I have obtained several grants to produce an online EMS educational resource for physicians, create the Pediatric Simulation Training of Emergency Prehospital Providers (PediSTEPPs) program, and study the implementation of an EMS training curriculum for the Botswana Ministry of Health. As an EMS advocate, I led the Prehospital and State Partnership domains for the national EMS for Children (EMSC) Innovation and Improvement Center (EIIC), served as an appointed member of the National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council (NEMSAC), chaired the EMS subcommittee for the American Academy of Pediatrics Section of Emergency Medicine, and directed the EMSC State Partnership in Texas. I have published policy on pediatric readiness in EMS systems and co-chaired the workgroup that created the first-ever national assessment of pediatric readiness of EMS systems for the National Prehospital Pediatric Readiness Project (PPRP).

  • Mona D. Shah, MD, MBA

    Mona D. Shah, MD, MBA

    Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology

    BioDr. Mona Shah is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist, who earned her MD degree at the University of Maryland in 2001. She completed both her categorical pediatrics and global health residencies in 2004, followed by a pediatric hematology-oncology fellowship in 2007. She earned her MS in Clinical Investigation as part of the Clinical Scientist Training Program (CSTP) at Baylor College of Medicine in 2011, and more recently, completed an Executive MBA at Rice University Jones School of Business in 2018.

    Dr. Shah was an Associate Professor at Baylor College of Medicine (2007 - 2020) in both Pediatrics and Medicine, local site PI on a number of pediatric hemostasis/thrombosis clinical trials, and spent 10 years as an Associate Medical Director of Clinical Operations, Quality, and Safety at Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX.

    Dr. Shah joined Genentech (a Member of the Roche Group)’s Rare Blood Disorders Franchise (Product Development - Oncology-Hematology) in February 2020, quickly advancing to Lead Medical Director, where she served as Medical Monitor for 2 Phase III Clinical Trials (crovalimab in atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome, aHUS). She was also engaged with the Renal Franchise (I2O) in developing crovalimab in Lupus Nephritis (Phase I & II Clinical Trials in development), and with Human Factors/Pediatric Formulations Working Group on autoinjector devices and oral formulations.

    After completing a rotation in Early Development Safety (EDS), she was promoted to Senior Medical Safety Director in Late Stage Product Development, and was appointed Safety Strategy Lead for giredestrant in early and metastatic breast, ovarian, and endometrial cancer global clinical trials. She has experience in innovative study designs (adaptive/multi-drug), with FDA/EMA pediatric investigational plans, and health authority interactions. In June 2023, she was appointed Pediatric Safety Lead, in collaboration with the iPODD Team, supporting safety for pediatric indications and devices, and serves as the Co-Chair of the Pediatric Safety Expert Group.

    Dr. Shah has kept and completed a bucket list since she was 7 years old (keeps growing): Running wild bouldering/rock climbing as a child in the Shenandoah/Blue Ridge Mountains, swimming with dolphins/piranhas in the Amazon, climbing inside a volcano caldera in Iceland, snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef ... have passport/will travel!

    Since July 2022, she has joined Stanford University School of Medicine, as an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology-Oncology, where she enjoys teaching MSII students, and at the bedside in the Lucille Packard Bass Center Hematology Clinic. Dr. Shah enjoys free time in her new home base near San Francisco, where she hosts her visiting parents, friends, and extended family.

  • Neha Shah

    Neha Shah

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Immunology & Rheumatology

    BioDr Shah's clinical and research interests lie in Integrative Rheumatology, healing-oriented medicine that takes account of the whole patient, including all aspects of lifestyle. It emphasizes the therapeutic relationship between practitioner and patient, is informed by evidence, and makes use of all appropriate therapies, including those outside the realm of allopathic medicine. Specifically, she is interested in exploring the impact of diet/nutrition/botanicals on inflammation as it pertains to rheumatic diseases such as gout, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, psoriatic arthritis and other autoimmune conditions, as well as studying the impact of other lifestyle approaches such as mindful meditation, sleep, yoga, stress reduction, etc. on disease burden and quality of life of patients with rheumatic diseases. She boarded in Lifestyle Medicine and has advanced training in Functional Medicine. Dr Shah is currently pursuing additional training in Ayurvedic Medicine.

  • Nigam H. Shah, MBBS, PhD

    Nigam H. Shah, MBBS, PhD

    Professor of Medicine (Biomedical Informatics) and of Biomedical Data Science

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsWe analyze multiple types of health data (EHR, Claims, Wearables, Weblogs, and Patient blogs), to answer clinical questions, generate insights, and build predictive models for the learning health system.

  • Nirao Shah

    Nirao Shah

    Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Major Laboratories and Clinical Translational Neurosciences Incubator), of Neurobiology and, by courtesy, of Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsWe study how our brains generate social interactions that differ between the sexes. Such gender differences in behavior are regulated by sex hormones, experience, and social cues. Accordingly, we are characterizing how these internal and external factors control gene expression and neuronal physiology in the two sexes to generate behavior. We are also interested in understanding how such sex differences in the healthy brain translate to sex differences in many neuro-psychiatric illnesses.

  • Nirav R. Shah, MD, MPH

    Nirav R. Shah, MD, MPH

    Adjunct Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    BioNirav R. Shah, MD, MPH, is Senior Scholar at Stanford University’s School of Medicine. He is a distinguished healthcare leader with experience as an operator, scientist, innovator, and regulator. His expertise spans public health, public and private health insurance, and clinical operations across the continuum of care. At Stanford, Dr. Shah conducts research on improving healthcare quality and safety while lowering cost, driving adoption of digital technologies, and quantitatively evaluating the resulting value for US and international health care systems. Dr. Shah is Board-certified in Internal Medicine and is a graduate of Harvard College and Yale School of Medicine. He is an Advisor to the CDC Director, Senior Fellow of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), independent director of STERIS plc [NASDAQ:STE], and trustee of the John A. Hartford Foundation. Previously, he served as Chief Operating Officer of Kaiser Permanente in Southern California, and as Commissioner of the New York State Department of Health.

  • Rajesh Shah

    Rajesh Shah

    Clinical Associate Professor, Radiology

    BioI am an interventional radiologist with a particular interest in interventional oncology. I perform a wide range of procedures including ablations of the lung, liver, kidney, bone, and other areas in the body, chemoembolization, embolization, and radioembolization of tumors, biopsies, drainages, and interventions on both the venous and arterial sides. I was the first physician to perform SIR-spheres radioembolization for metastatic tumors to the liver within the VA hospital system, and have been recognized for my teaching of trainees. I am currently the Director of Interventional Radiology and Associate Chief of Radiology at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. My research focuses on HCC and Lung cancer, including the application of Machine Learning/AI and Radiogenomics to lung cancer identification, and improving tools to treat liver cancer. I also work on Quality in Medicine as the Councilor of the Quality and Performance Improvement Division for the Society of Interventional Radiology where we work to define quality measures, gather data via a national IR registry, and develop practice improvement tools. In this role, I have led the development and launch of the VIRTEX Registry which is the primary clinical data registry for the field of Interventional Radiology.

  • Rajan Lalit Shah

    Rajan Lalit Shah

    Affiliate, Medicine - Med/Cardiovascular Medicine

    BioDr. Rajan Shah is a cardiac electrophysiologist concentrating on the treatment of arrhythmias, especially those of complex origins. He prides himself on delivering personalized attention, compassion, and high-quality care to optimize the needs of his patients with abnormal heart rhythms. His experiences in Detroit, where he was raised, exposed him to a wide range of beautiful cultures and backgrounds, and solidified his decision to pursue a career focused on the wellbeing of people.

    He completed his sub-specialty fellowship at Stanford University where he received 2 years of highly specialized training dedicated to the treatment of genetic arrhythmia syndromes and management of complex heart rhythm disorders. Dr. Shah continues his profession at Stanford Health Care and is grateful for the opportunity to care for a diverse population, employing his expertise in state-of-the-art therapies including minimally-invasive catheter ablation (ex: ventricular tachycardia, atrial fibrillation) and device implantation (ex: conduction system and leadless pacing) to better the health outcomes of his patients with various arrhythmias. In his clinical role, Dr. Shah additionally directs the East Bay Familial Inherited Arrhythmia Clinic concentrated on the tailored-treatment of genetic arrhythmia syndromes and the prevention of sudden cardiac death in individuals and families.

  • Ripal Shah

    Ripal Shah

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

    BioRipal Shah, M.D., M.P.H. is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences. She specializes clinically in reproductive psychiatry (the Women's Wellness Clinic - pre-conception, pregnancy, postpartum, breastfeeding, fertility, pre-menstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), reproductive and sexual health disorders), lifestyle and integrative approaches to health (the Stanford Center for Integrative Medicine - vitamins, supplements, exercise, behavioral modifications, hypnosis), and in physician wellness (the WellConnect program - serving Stanford resident/fellow/faculty physicians). Dr. Shah is regarded as one of the world's experts in PMDD, and one of very few specifically studying PMDD in women of color.

    Her research areas of focus are on women's reproductive psychiatry, integrative approaches to mental health, diversity & inclusion program development, ethnicity-dependent variability in mental health access and treatment response, psychedelics, spirituality, and minority stress. Her lab also studies the role of Eastern religions on mental health in the U.S., and the connection between Hinduism and psychedelics. Outside of consultations, she specializes in psychotherapy for minority populations, particularly those struggling with issues related to identity (religious identification, racial/ethnic minority stress, racial trauma, professional transitions, changes in family structure or relational status, sexual orientation), as well as cognitive-behavioral therapy for ADHD and anxiety disorders. She has received specialized training in working with Black and South Asian populations.

    While in training at Stanford, she served as Chief Resident and led community partnerships and DEI efforts. She consistently ranked #1 in the Stanford residency (and top 1% in the nation) on the annual knowledge-based examination (PRITE). She is a Disaster Mental Health Responder both domestically and internationally, volunteering after wildfires, hurricanes, and earthquakes. She founded and led the Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Council (DIAC) for psychiatry faculty and residents which is now a model organization for programs across the country, built and then graduated from a Diversity & Health Equity track in the residency, and created the first known Diversity & Health Equity Grand Rounds series. She served as Chair of the Chief Residents’ Council, representing over a thousand physicians to the Stanford Health Care leadership. Before her time at Stanford, she completed an M.P.H. at Harvard University in Health Care Management and Policy, an M.D. from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York with tuition merit scholarship, and a B.S. from Duke University in Economics and Biochemistry.

    She is board certified in Adult Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine, and Obesity Medicine, and board-eligible in Integrative Medicine. She pursued additional training in the fields of Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine, which has informed her evidence-based approach to integrative medicine. She is credentialed as one of very few physicians in the country able to bill for TMS (transcranial magnetic stimulation), ECT (electroconvulsive therapy), hypnosis, and ketamine infusions. She completed a Certificate in Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies and Research, with training from the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), and also completed MAPS' program MDMA Assisted Therapy Researcher Training. She is on the MDMA Clinical/Monitoring Team for Stanford's Pilot Study of 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA)-Assisted Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: (MDMA+CBT-4-OCD). She advises several companies and research teams on the clinical use of psychedelics in psychiatry, and often consults with media and tech companies as an industry expert. She has been seen in TIME, Forbes, and the Washington Post, and in 2020 was awarded one of the top 25 rising stars in medicine by Medscape.

  • Sejal Shah

    Sejal Shah

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics - Endocrinology and Diabetes

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMy primary research interest is evaluating whether vitamin D supplementation can positively affect consequences of the metabolic syndrome in overweight and obese adolescents. Other research interests include evaluating the efficacy and biochemical profiles of various types of estrogen replacement in adolescent females.

  • Sumit Shah

    Sumit Shah

    Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine - Oncology

    BioDr. Sumit Shah specializes in the management of advanced urologic malignancies such as prostate, kidney, bladder, and testicular cancers. He also serves as an investigator on numerous clinical trials, with a focus on novel immunotherapy agents. His academic interests also include digital health technologies and novel healthcare delivery services, both in the domestic and international setting. Dr. Shah graduated with distinction in biomedical engineering from Duke University, received his medical doctorate from Stanford University, and Masters in Public Health from Harvard University. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) where he stayed on faculty for one year before returning to Stanford for his fellowship training in medical oncology, where he now serves on the faculty.

  • Jay Shah

    Jay Shah

    Associate Professor of Urology

    BioDr. Jay Shah, MD currently serves as Chief of the Medical Staff for Stanford Health Care. He is a cancer surgeon and associate professor of Urology at the Stanford University School of Medicine. His clinical focus is on bladder cancer, and he is well known for his expertise in robotic surgery. His academic interests center on optimizing outcomes after bladder removal surgery. He is very active in leadership development, team building, and quality improvement work and he lectures nationally and internationally on these topics. He is also certified by the International Coaching Federation as an executive coach.

    Dr. Shah graduated from Harvard College, and he completed medical school and urology residency training at Columbia University. During his time at Columbia, Dr. Shah was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society; he was named Physician of the Year by the nursing staff; and he was recognized by the medical students with the Gold Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award. After residency, he completed a three-year fellowship in Urologic Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center and then joined the faculty there. During his time at MD Anderson, Dr. Shah launched the bladder cancer robotics program, developed an enhanced recovery program for patients undergoing bladder removal surgery, became double board-certified in Urology and Medical Quality, and was chosen to lead the MDACC Genitourinary Center as Center Medical Director.
    In his free time, Dr. Shah enjoys reading, cooking, and exploring the beaches of Northern California with his family and three dogs.

    In his free time, Dr. Shah enjoys reading, cooking, surfing, hiking and exploring the beaches of Northern California in his Jeep Wrangler with his family and 2 dogs.

  • Shagufta Shaheen

    Shagufta Shaheen

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Oncology

    BioDr. Shaheen specializes in the gastrointestinal malignancies and she has expertise in treating neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). Following her fellowship in Hematology and Oncology, Dr Shaheen completed an advanced fellowship in Neuroendocrine tumors from Stanford University. The NET advanced fellowship is first of its kind in United State started under the leadership of Dr Pamela Kunz who is the founding Director of the Stanford Neuroendocrine Tumor Program established in 2015. After completing her advanced fellowship, Dr Shaheen joined Stanford Oncology division as Clinical Assistant Professor. Dr Shaheen is involved in further developing the neuroendocrine oncology program at Stanford which serves as a centre of excellence in the treatment of neuroendocrine tumors. Dr Shaheen is actively involved in clinical research and clinical trials. Dr Shaheen is also involved in taking care of patients admitted to the oncology service as well as resident and fellow teaching.

  • Mohammad Shahrokh Esfahani

    Mohammad Shahrokh Esfahani

    Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology (Radiation and Cancer Biology)

    BioWith a primary focus on high-dimensional data, I have significant expertise in developing machine learning tools. Much of my work involves constructing Bayesian models, which effectively convert 'prior knowledge', either inherent in the dataset or obtained from external sources, into mathematical terms—more specifically, prior probabilities.

    My recent research efforts have centered on the analysis of genetic and epigenetic signals within cell-free DNA assays. This interest in epigenetics led to the development of a pioneering technique known as EPIC-seq, which has broadened our understanding of this complex field.

    It's notable that traditional computational methods in cancer genomics often fall short when confronted with an exceedingly low signal-to-noise ratio—a common scenario in cfDNA analyses. As such, there's an emerging need to devise innovative, robust methods capable of overcoming this limitation—a research area that I'm deeply committed to and actively engaged in.

  • Mehrdad Shamloo

    Mehrdad Shamloo

    Professor (Research) of Neurosurgery and, by courtesy, of Neurology

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsThe ultimate goal of the Shamloo laboratory is to rapidly advance our understanding of brain function at the molecular, cellular, circuit and behavioral levels, and to elucidate the pathological process underlying malfunction of the nervous system following injury and neurologic disorders such as stroke, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson’s disease, and autism. We have been focusing on the noradrenergic system and approaches leading to restoration of brain adrenergic signaling in these disorders.

  • Hua Shan

    Hua Shan

    Professor of Pathology

    BioDr. Shan specializes in providing blood transfusion and apheresis treatment to patients with diverse medical problems. She has been practicing transfusion medicine for over twenty five years. Dr. Shan currently serves as the Medical Director of Transfusion Service at Stanford Medical Center. Dr. Shan has also been leading research and education programs in the fields of transfusion safety, optimizing clinical blood transfusion practice and blood availability.

  • Lucy Shapiro

    Lucy Shapiro

    Virginia and D. K. Ludwig Professor, Emerita

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsA basic question in developmental biology involves the mechanisms used to generate the three-dimensional organization of a cell from a one-dimensional genetic code. Our goal is to define these mechanisms using both molecular genetics and biochemistry.

  • Naima G. Sharaf

    Naima G. Sharaf

    Assistant Professor of Biology and, by courtesy, of Structural Biology

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsResearch in the lab bridges biology, microbiology, and immunology to translate lipoprotein research into therapeutics

  • Paul Sharek MD, MPH

    Paul Sharek MD, MPH

    Professor of Pediatrics (Hospital Medicine) at the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital, Emeritus

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsResearch interests centered on hospital based quality of care improvement, and in particular pediatric patient safety. Areas of recent interest include developing practical tools to more accurately identify adverse medical events and to establish national rates of these adverse events. Additional areas of interest focus on developing the processes and systems to decrease the frequency of adverse drug events and adverse medical events at Children's hospitals in North America

  • Husham Sharifi

    Husham Sharifi

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine

    BioI am a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine in Stanford University School of Medicine. My practice includes a Lung Graft-versus-Host-Disease (GVHD) Clinic for patients with pulmonary complications after life-saving hematopoietic cell transplant. Our clinic is part of a Lung GVHD Consortium comprising Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, University of Michigan, and MD Anderson Cancer Center. In this context I am the site co-Principal Investigator for two national clinical trials through the Lung GVHD Consortium that are funded by the National Institutes of Health, one studying the association of respiratory viruses with Lung GVHD and a second studying the diagnostic and prognostic utility of quantitative CT scans of the chest for Lung GVHD. Separately, I see patients with pulmonary complications of infection from severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), including "Long COVID". I also see patients in the intensive care unit (ICU). My research applies advanced computational analysis to clinical metadata and quantitative imaging data, domains that draw on my graduate level education and postdoctoral training in engineering and bioinformatics. I strive to fuse detailed, communicative patient care with the advances of data science in medicine that I research and study.

  • Rahul P Sharma, MBBS, FRACP

    Rahul P Sharma, MBBS, FRACP

    Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsTranscatheter valve therapies, CT valve imaging, AI and device innovation

  • Christopher Sharp, MD

    Christopher Sharp, MD

    Clinical Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsClinical Informatics
    Clinical Education
    Teaching Physical Examination
    Quality Improvement
    Preventive Medicine

  • Carla Shatz

    Carla Shatz

    Sapp Family Provostial Professor, The Catherine Holman Johnson Director of Stanford Bio-X and Professor of Biology and of Neurobiology

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsThe goal of research in the Shatz Laboratory is to discover how brain circuits are tuned up by experience during critical periods of development both before and after birth by elucidating cellular and molecular mechanisms that transform early fetal and neonatal brain circuits into mature connections. To discover mechanistic underpinnings of circuit tuning, the lab has conducted functional screens for genes regulated by neural activity and studied their function for vision, learning and memory.

  • Gary M. Shaw

    Gary M. Shaw

    NICU Nurses Professor and Professor (Research), by courtesy, of Epidemiology and Population Health and of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Maternal Fetal Medicine)

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsPrimary research interests include 1) epidemiology of birth defects, 2) gene-environment approaches to perinatal outcomes, and 3) nutrition and reproductive outcomes.

  • Jonathan Shaw

    Jonathan Shaw

    Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health
    Clinical Associate Professor (By courtesy), Obstetrics & Gynecology

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsPrimary care, psycho-social determinants of health & care, maternal-child health

  • Kate Shaw, MD MS

    Kate Shaw, MD MS

    Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMy research interests include expanding access to and and improving patient experience with contraception and abortion care both domestically and globally. I am also interested in medical education and resilience among physicians and trainees.

  • Richard J. Shaw, M.D.

    Richard J. Shaw, M.D.

    Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Child & Adolescent Psychiatry) &, by courtesy, of Pediatrics

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsPsychological issues in medically ill children.
    Medical posttraumatic stress disorder.
    Treatment adherence.
    Transplant psychiatry.
    Pediatric oncology.
    Forensic psychiatry.