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  • Gita Chu Abhiraman

    Gita Chu Abhiraman

    MD Student, expected graduation Spring 2025
    Ph.D. Student in Immunology, admitted Autumn 2020
    MSTP Student

    BioGita Abhiraman is an MD/PhD Candidate at Stanford. She completed her PhD research in Immunology advised by Dr. Christopher Garcia, where she studied cytokine signaling, immune receptor structure, and protein engineering. Gita completed her bachelor's degree in Physics, with a focus in Biophysics, at Harvard University. She previously studied tumor-immune dynamics and helped to engineer the bacterial enzyme sortase for live cell-tracking applications, under the mentorship of Dr. Stephanie Dougan at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

  • Matthew Alexander Abikenari

    Matthew Alexander Abikenari

    MD Student, expected graduation Spring 2028

    BioMatthew received his undergraduate degree Summa Cum Laude from UCLA in march 2020. After receiving the highest departmental honor, he remained at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and conducted full-time clinical and basic sciences research into the molecular foundations of neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative conditions. Matthew went onto pursue a graduate degree in Clinical Neuroscience at the University of Oxford as The Queen's College Herbruck Scholar, awarded to only one American student per year. His graduate thesis focused on the paraneoplastic autoimmune manifestations across neurodegenerative diseases as well as genotypic and phenotypic features of Meningiomas. Matthew is currently pursuing clinical and basic science research opportunities in Neurosurgical oncology domain as a current medical student at Stanford University.

  • Oscar J. Abilez

    Oscar J. Abilez

    Senior Scientist, Cardiothoracic Surgery - Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsDr. Abilez' interests are aimed at elucidating how various biophysical and biochemical perturbations regulate early cardiovascular development across time and length scales that span several orders of magnitude, using human pluripotent stem cells as a model system.

  • Gillian Abir

    Gillian Abir

    Clinical Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

    BioGillian Abir graduated from Glasgow University (UK) in 1998. After initially undertaking parts of surgical residency and emergency medicine residency, she completed her anesthesiology residency training in Glasgow and Sheffield (UK). Following this she undertook an obstetric anesthesiology fellowship-equivalent at Stanford University School of Medicine and is currently a Clinical Professor.
    Gillian is the Associate Division Chief and Clinical Director for the Division of Obstetric Anesthesiology and the residency program coordinator for obstetric anesthesiology.
    Gillian has published several manuscripts and book chapters, and is the lead anesthesiologist in the multidisciplinary obstetric simulation team. She is a member of the obstetric disaster preparedness committee and labor and delivery patient safety committee, amongst several other committees. She is the co-chair of the simulation committee and a member of the patient safety and international outreach committees in the Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology.
    Gillian has an interest in global health and is a member of the Board of Directors of Kybele Inc. ( for which she regularly volunteers to teach obstetric anesthesiology in other countries.

  • Julia Abitbol

    Julia Abitbol

    Postdoctoral Scholar, Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMy research interests are to identify genes that may enhance cochlear regeneration in an effort to treat patients with hearing loss.

  • Elias Aboujaoude, MD, MA

    Elias Aboujaoude, MD, MA

    Clinical Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

    BioDr. Aboujaoude is a Clinical Professor, researcher and writer at Stanford University's Department of Psychiatry, where he is Chief of the Anxiety Disorders Section and Director of the OCD Clinic and the Impulse Control Disorders Clinic. Besides the compulsivity-impulsivity spectrum, his work has focused on the intersection of technology and psychology, with an emphasis on the problematic use of Internet-related technologies, mental health in a post-privacy world, and the potential for telemedicine interventions such as virtual reality and video-based therapy to increase access to care and advance global health. His books include "Virtually You: The Dangerous Powers of the e-Personality" and "Mental Heath in the Digital Age: Grave Dangers, Great Promise". Dr. Aboujaoude also teaches psychology on the main Stanford campus and at UC Berkeley. Scholarly and media platforms that have featured his work include The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Congressional Quarterly, The Harvard Business Review, The Chronicle of Higher Education, BBC, PBS, and CNN.