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Randall Vagelos, MD
Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular)
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsI. Congestive Heart Failure New Medical Therapies Prognostic Evaluation Selection for Cardiac Transplantation II. Screening for Myocardial Necrosis New ECG Monitoring Devices New Serum Markers III. Screening for CAD Patients Who Have Received Radiation Rx Diabetics Being Considered for Renal Transplantation
IV. Advanced coronary and valvular disease, evaluationg candidacy for high risk interventions.
Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular)
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMy lab is focused on understanding the mechanism mediating acute and chronic allograft failure, in particular on the role of microvascular injury in acute allograft failure and the mechanisms of mediating transplant coronary artery disease. 1. Role of microvascular injury in acute allograft failure.
Pieter van der Starre
Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at the Stanford University Medical Center, Emeritus
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsCardiovascular Pharmacology, Cardiovascular Physiology,
Neurophysiology and Monitoring,
Anubodh Sunny Varshney
Affiliate, Dean's Office Operations - Dean Other
Fellow in Medicine
BioDr. Anubodh Sunny Varshney is an Advanced Heart Failure, Transplant Cardiology, and Mechanical Circulatory Support Fellow at Stanford University. Sunny engages in outcomes and epidemiology research related to cardiogenic shock, mechanical circulatory support, advanced heart failure, and the interactions between drug and device therapies in patients with heart failure. He earned a BS in biomedical engineering (cum laude) at Washington University in St. Louis and MD from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, where he graduated 1st in his class. He completed residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine at Brigham & Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, including an NIH T32 research fellowship and a year as the Daniel Pierce Family Fellow in Advanced Heart Disease.
Sunny also has experience advising multiple medical device, drug, and digital health start-ups and currently serves as an Advisor to Broadview Ventures, a philanthropically-funded venture fund that invests in early-stage companies developing drug and device therapies that have the potential to change standard of care for patients with cardiovascular disease, cardiovascular risk factors, or stroke.
After fellowship, Sunny plans to pursue a career as a clinical advanced heart failure cardiologist, outcomes researcher, and venture advisor. He intends to combine insights from clinical care and outcomes research to identify persistent unmet medical needs, define benchmark outcomes that next generation technologies should improve upon, and identify target populations for early-stage studies of novel drug and device therapies for patients with heart failure.
Shreyas Vasanawala, MD/PhD
William R. Brody Professor of Pediatric Radiology and Child Health
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsOur group is focused on developing new fast and quantitative MRI techniques.
Ross Daniel Venook
Senior Lecturer of Bioengineering
BioRoss is a Senior Lecturer in the Bioengineering department and he directs Engineering at the Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign.
Ross co-leads three undergraduate courses at Stanford—an instrumentation lab (BIOE123) and an open-ended capstone design lab sequence (BIOE141A/B)—and he supports other courses and runs hands-on workshops in the areas of prototyping and systems engineering related to medical device innovation. He enjoys the unique challenges and constraints offered by biomedical engineering projects, and he delights in the opportunity for collaborative learning in a problem-solving environment.
An Electrical Engineer by training (Stanford BS, MS, PhD), Ross’ graduate work focused on building and applying new types of MRI hardware for interventional and device-related uses. Following a Biodesign Innovation fellowship, Ross helped to start the MRI safety program at Boston Scientific Neuromodulation, where he continues working across the MRI safety community to create and improve international standards and to enable safe MRI access for patients with implanted medical devices.
Abraham Verghese, MD, MACP
Linda R. Meier and Joan F. Lane Provostial Professor
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMy interest is in clinical skills and the bedside exam, both in its technical aspects, but also in the importance of the ritual and what is conveyed by the physician's presence and technique at the bedside. This work interests me from an educational point of view, and also from the point of view of ethnographic studies related to rituals and how they transform the patient-physician relationship. Recently we have become interested in medical error as a result of oversights in the bedside exam.
Assistant Professor of Comparative Medicine
BioDr. José G. Vilches-Moure, DVM, PhD, Assistant Professor, received his DVM degree from Purdue University in Indiana in 2007. He completed his residency training in Anatomic Pathology (with emphasis in pathology of laboratory animal species) and his PhD in Comparative Pathology at the University of California-Davis. He joined Stanford in 2015, and is the Director of the Animal Histology Services (AHS). Dr. Vilches-Moure is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists, and his collaborative research interests include cardiac development and pathology, developmental pathology, and refinement of animal models in which to study early cancer detection techniques. His teaching interests include comparative anatomy/histology, general pathology, comparative pathology, and pathology of laboratory animal species.