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  • Susanna Gunamany

    Susanna Gunamany

    Postdoctoral Scholar, Urology

    BioDr. Gunamany received her PhD in Public Health from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar. Before her doctoral studies, she earned a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from the Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), India, and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Kerala.

    Dr. Gunamany's scholarly pursuits revolve around the convergence of health and technology, with a specific emphasis on mobile health (mHealth) and its potential for improving healthcare delivery and access. Broadening her research scope, she is interested in health disparities and inequalities research, focusing on marginalized populations and the intricate interplay of social, economic, and environmental factors influencing health outcomes.

  • Hassan Jahanandish

    Hassan Jahanandish

    Postdoctoral Scholar, Urology

    BioDr. Hassan Jahanandish is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford School of Medicine, where his research focuses on the intersection of multimodal AI and medical imaging with the overarching objective of advancing care paradigms for cancer patients. Before joining Stanford, he completed his PhD in Bioengineering at the University of Texas at Dallas and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2022). Beyond his research pursuits, Hassan is an Instructor and Team Mentor at Stanford Center for Biodesign, where he helps shape the future of medical innovation and healthcare entrepreneurship. Hassan's scholarly contributions have been published in numerous journals and conferences, including Lancet Oncology, NeurIPS, and ICRA, and his work in collaboration with Nokia Bell Labs has been awarded a United States patent. Hassan's achievements have been recognized by awards such as the Jonsson Family Graduate Fellowship in Bioengineering, the Doctoral Dissertation Research Award, and being an International RehabWeek paper award finalist (2019).

  • Jinhui Li

    Jinhui Li

    Postdoctoral Scholar, Urology

    BioDoctorate degree in Epidemiology & Biostatistics at the University of Hong Kong, which was the joint Ph.D. in Environmental Medicine at New York University, with three years of training in cancer and toxicology at Sun Yat-sen University and five years of medical training. Hold excellent presentation and writing skills with a strong publication record. My primary research interests focus on the epidemiology of urologic cancer, specifically kidney cancer, to broaden the understanding of what causes kidney cancer.

  • Daniel Massana Roquero

    Daniel Massana Roquero

    Postdoctoral Scholar, Urology

    BioDaniel Massana Roquero is a postdoctoral scholar who earned his PhD in Chemistry from Clarkson University (NY, USA) on development and application of smart hydrogel for biomedical applications. This work contributed to shaping his current research in the department of Urology at Stanford University, where his efforts are focused on improving kidney stone surgery outcomes.

  • Ashu Mohammad

    Ashu Mohammad

    Postdoctoral Scholar, Urology

    BioRecieved his PhD in molecular biology from Shoolini University, India. He is trying to understand the implications of oxidative stress and circadian rhythms in IC/BPS and Nocturia repectively.

  • Alexandra LaPat Polasko

    Alexandra LaPat Polasko

    Postdoctoral Scholar, Urology

    BioDr. Alexandra Polasko is a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University School of Medicine in the Department of Urology in Dr. James Brooks's lab. She received her M.S. and Ph.D. from UCLA in Civil and Environmental Engineering in Dr. Shaily Mahendra's lab and bachelors from UC Berkeley. Before coming to Stanford, she was a postdoctoral fellow at UCLA in the School of Dentistry, Oral Biology Division under Dr. Hung Ton-That where she studied the role motility plays as a virulence factor in oral pathogens. Currently, Dr. Polasko's research focuses on elucidating the mechanisms that drive benign prostate hyperplasia, which is the abnormal growth of the prostate and affects nearly 80% of men over eighty and can result in impaired urine storage and voiding as well as renal failure. She is a co-inventor on two patents and received UCLA's prestigious Distinguished Teaching Award for Teaching Assistants (2021).

  • Ru M Wen

    Ru M Wen

    Postdoctoral Scholar, Urology

    BioI am dedicated to understanding the role of glycoproteins in prostate cancer, with a primary focus on Siglec-based immunotherapy. My research aims to elucidate how glycoproteins, such as AZGP1 and FXYD5, affect tumor progression and immune regulation.