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Clinical Research Manager, Neurosurgery
Current Role at StanfordEmma co-manages the Neurology & Neurosurgery Clinical Trials Team consisting of 17 Clinical Research Coordinators conducting 70+ clinical trials in areas including: Device Neurosurgery, Functional Neurosurgery, Headache, Epilepsy, Neuroimmunology, Alzheimers/Memory Disorders, Parkinson's, Radiology, and Bio Banks.
Lecturer, Pediatrics - Infectious Diseases
BioMaya Adam MD is the Director of Health Education Outreach at Stanford's Center for Health Education and the Faculty Lead for the Digital Medical Education International Collaborative in South Africa. Adam has been teaching at Stanford University since 2009. She received her BA in Human Biology from Stanford before studying medicine at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Prior to her post-secondary studies, she spent 10 years as a professional ballet dancer with the State Theater of Saxony in Germany. At the Stanford Center for Health Education, Adam creates online educational content for use in under-served populations, including those in low- and middle-income countries. Adam leads five massive open online health education courses, serving more than 450,000 international learners. In South Africa, her team collaborates with UNICEF and the National Department of Health to create digital educational content for community health workers and mothers as part of the Road to Health initiative. Adam is the author of Food Love Family: A Practical Guide to Child Nutrition.
Clinical Research Coordinator Associate, Neurology
Current Role at Stanford2017
Clinical Research Coordinator, Stanford ADRC & Pacific Udall Center
Maheen Mausoof Adamson
Clinical Associate Professor (Affiliated) [VAPAHCS], Neurosurgery
BioDr. Maheen Mausoof Adamson is the senior scientific research director for DVBIC at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. She is also the clinical associate professor of Neurosurgery and Psychiatry and Behavioral sciences at Stanford University. Adamson completed her undergraduate degrees in neurobiology and women studies at University of California, Irvine. She completed her Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of Southern California and a postdoctoral fellowship in psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford School of Medicine.
Dr. Adamson’s expertise and interests span employing translational neuroscience methodologies for diagnostic and therapeutic treatments (mainly repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) in mild and moderate Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), including structural and functional changes in the brain in both Veteran, active military and civilian population. She currently serves as PI or Co-I on several Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense funded grants.
Dr. Adamson has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications on cognitive and neural basis of Alzheimer’s disease and TBI, has received recognition in national and international settings and is a frequent presenter at national and international conferences. She is also intricately involved in mentoring research and clinical fellows in the psychiatry and neurosurgery departments at Stanford. Her long-term goal is to integrate advanced treatment and diagnostics into standard-of-care provided to veterans and military personnel to improve their daily function and reintegration into society.
Ehsan Adeli Mosabbeb
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Psychiatry
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMy research lies in the intersection of Machine Learning, Computer Vision and Medical Imaging.
Steven Adelsheim, MD
Clinical Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
BioSteven Adelsheim, MD is a child/adolescent and adult psychiatrist who works to support community behavioral health partnerships locally, regionally, at the state level and nationally. He is the Director of the Stanford Center for Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Adelsheim has partnered in developing statewide mental health policy and systems, including those focused on school mental health, telebehavioral health, tribal behavioral health programs, and suicide prevention. For many years Dr. Adelsheim has been developing and implementing early detection/intervention programs for young people in school-based and primary care settings, including programs for depression, anxiety, prodromal symptoms of psychosis, and first episodes of psychosis. Dr. Adelsheim is also involved in the implementation of integrated behavioral health care models in primary care settings as well as the use of media to decrease stigma surrounding mental health issues. He is currently leading the US effort to implement the headspace model of mental health early intervention for young people ages 12-25 based in Australia. Dr. Adelsheim also leads the national clinical network for early psychosis programs called PEPPNET.
John R. Adler, MD
The Dorothy and Thye King Chan Professor in Neurosurgery, Emeritus
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsThe development and implementation of computerized, image-guided surgical tools to be used during minimally invasive brain operations. The clinical outcome of new technologies, and in particular the application of radiosurgery, for the treatment of brain tumors. The creation of new radiosurgical techniques for a wide array of brain and spine disorders.
Sarah Adler, PsyD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsI am interested in the design and delivery of clinical care using, data and technology. I have focused on disordered eating behaviors and obesity.
Saul A. Rosenberg, MD, Professor of Lymphoma
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsClinical investigation in Hodgkin's disease, non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas and cutaneous lymphomas. Experimental therapeutics with novel chemotherapy and biologically targeted therapies.
The research program is highly collaborative with radiation oncology, industry, pathology and dermatology.
Olga Afanasiev, MD, PhD
Resident in Dermatology
BioOlga Afanasiev, MD, PhD joined the Stanford Dermatology Residency Program in 2016 to pursue a career in general dermatology, complex medical dermatology and procedural dermatology. Dr. Afanasiev graduated with honors from University of California, Berkeley, where she studied Molecular and Cell Biology and Psychology. She then completed the Medical Scientist Training Program to receive her MD/PhD degrees from University of Washington in Seattle. Dr. Afanasiev’s PhD thesis was conducted in Dr. Paul Nghiem’s lab, where she characterized the immune responses to the virus-driven Merkel cell cancer that led to novel and promising immunotherapies for patients. Her current clinical and research interests include cutaneous oncology (melanoma, high risk non-melanoma skin cancers, Merkel cell carcinoma), clinical trials of novel therapies, and development of digital health platforms to expand access to and efficacy of dermatology care.
Life Science Research Professional, Rad/Neuroimaging and Neurointervention
BioLife Science Research Professional 1 ( LRSP1 )Stanford University, Prof. Tarik Massod 2015 - Present
School of Medicine, Department of radiology section of Neuroradiology,
Moleuclar imaging program at Stanford (MIPS) Lab
• Performed antioxidant project to treat brain/breast cancer
• Enhanced the therapeutic ecacy
of Temozolomide (cli/Users/zahraa/Desktop/resumes/Seyedeh
Rayhaneh Afjei/Seyedeh Rayhaneh Afjei.texnical drug) towards glioblastoma by 20 with miR-21
downregulation and PLGA nanoparticles
• Co-delivery of therapeutic microRNAs and drugs for triple negative breast cancer treatment in
pre-clinical small animal model by multifunctional polymer nanocarriers
• Performed Cellular and Molecular Biology techniques including :
- Cell cultureing (T98G, LN229, U87, T98G, 293T,MDA, Hela cells) experiments
- Maintenance of cells, transfection, transduction and drug treatment
- Cloning, transformation, plasmid extraction, gel electrophoresis
- Flow cytometer, mitochondria staining, luciferase assay
- Nanomedicine, Molecular imaging, Targeted delivery, Gene therapy
Assistant to the chair, Spiritual Care, UC Davis Med Center 2012 - Present
Research Assistant, Stanford University, Prof. Ahmad Salehi 2013 - 2015
• BDNF signaling in mouse model of Down syndrome:
Performed biochemical techniques including western blots, immunohistochemistry, qPCR and
• Study di↵erences between normal and abnormal physiology to find appropriate biological targets
for drug intervention
• Study the pathways by which the drugs are causing the observed e↵ects on cognitive function
• Performed in-vitro and in-vivo experiments using mouse models of Down syndrome to study the
e↵ects of drugs on neurodegeneration and learning ability (cognition)
Research Assistant, University of California Davis, Prof. Kit Lam 6/2012-12/2012
Performed experiments on cancer treatment techniques including:
Library design, General library screening techniques, Optimizing concentration of dye
Image j, picked up beads, sequencing
Research Assistant, University of Tehran, Plant Physiology Lab, Prof. Mirmassomi 2000-2004
- Performed research in plant genetics, DNA extraction, plant tissue culture (Walnut), spectrophotometry,
flamephotometry, complexometry, analysis Photosynthetic Pigments, thin layer chromatography
(TLC), recognition?of respiratory enzymes in plants, quantitative determination of protein, PCR,
electrophoresis, plant gene transmission (African violet)
- Hands on the techniques in animal physiology, histology, embryology, and developmental biology
Teacher Assistant, University of Tehran, Genetics lab 2000-2004
Performed experiments in genetics with Drosophila, including preparation and maintenance of cell
culture, techniques in handling flies and conducting experiments with them, preparation of salivary
chromosome, mating preferences and sexual isolation
EDUCATION University of Tehran, BSc in Biology, speciality in Zoology 2002
Selected courseworks :Genetics (course and lab), Cell and molecular biology (course and lab),
The University of Texas at Austin , Attended undergraduate program classes 2000
Selected courseworks : Cellular and Molecular Biology (Grade A), Genetics
PATENTS The use of transdermal formoterol for the treatment of depression in humans 2/2015,
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsI am interested in the prevention and management of infectious complication in pediatric oncology patients. I am also interested in developing a protocol for the management of low risk patients with fever and neutropenia.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dermatology
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsUnderstanding epigenetic mechanisms of stem cells, development and cancer
Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Stem Cell Transplantation) at the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsHematopoietic Stem cell biology-created a SCID mouse model to study engraftment of cord blood derived hematopoietic cells and use of this model to develop gene transfer technology for Fanconi anemia.
Clinical research interests are to develop new protocols to reduce graft vs host disease,treatment of viral infections post transplant and use of manipulated HSC graft in patients who receive mismatched donor transplants.
Clinical Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsPart of the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Information Network (SPAIN) Steering Committee, looking at shirt and long tern outcomes of various pain management techniques in children.
Ph.D. Student in Biomedical Informatics, admitted Autumn 2015
Ph.D. Minor, Statistics
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMining patterns in routine physical activity that correlate with medical outcomes; Statistical methods for phenotyping from Electronic Health Records; Web search-log mining
Clinical Instructor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
BioAnuj Aggarwal, M.D., is both a practicing anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist. Originally from Southern California, Dr. Aggarwal completed his undergraduate studies in biology with honors at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. He earned his medial degree from University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine with distinction, completing the Health Professions Education (HPE) Pathway advanced program. He completed his internship at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara, CA. He then completed his Anesthesiology residency and Pain Medicine fellowship at Stanford Hospital, joining the faculty at Stanford in 2018.
In addition to seeing patients as an anesthesiologist and pain physician, he helps train medical students, residents, and fellows regarding acute, chronic, and perioperative pain management and engages in research looking at issues regarding pain management in the perioperative period.
Clinical Instructor, Orthopaedic Surgery
BioVinay K. Aggarwal grew up in Bethesda, MD where he attended Walt Whitman High School. He attended Boston University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with double majors in Economics and Medical Sciences. He was part of the Seven-Year Medical program and went on to Boston University School of Medicine. Between his third and fourth years of medical school, he completed a yearlong research fellowship at The Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Department of Adult Reconstruction. He attended NYU-HJD for his orthopaedic surgery residency in New York City. He is currently completing his Adult Reconstruction Clinical Fellowship at Stanford University. He enjoys following his native DC sports teams and outdoor activities, food and drinks, with friends and family in his free time.
Lusine Aghajanova, MD, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology - Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
BioDr. Aghajanova received her medical degree from Yerevan State Medical University in Armenia, followed by residency in obstetrics and gynecology, then completed clinical PhD training in fertility followed with embryology training in Stockholm Sweden with an Internship in Austria.
Subsequently, Dr. Aghajanova completed residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Baylor College in Texas and UC San Francisco with reproductive endocrinology and infertility fellowship training at UC San Francisco. She is a respected researcher in the field of endometrial receptivity and endometriosis.
Dr. Aghajanova speaks five (5) languages and is very well published with over 50 peer-reviewed publications as well as numerous other oral and poster presentations and is a professional peer-reviewer for over 12 journals.
Dr.Aghajanova enjoys spending time with her husband and children, and traveling.
W. Stewart Agras
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emeritus
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMy research is focused on disorders of human feeding including the eating disorders: anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder. Ongoing or recently completed studies include: A controlled trial of the implementation of interpersonal psychotherapy for eating disorders and depression on college campuses across the U.S. A multisite controlled study of two types of family therapy for the treatment of adolescent anorexia nervosa. Early prevemtion of overweight and obesity.