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Clinical Instructor, Medicine - Immunology & Rheumatology
Bio My 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, I am 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.
Nigam H. Shah, MBBS, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine (Biomedical Informatics Research) and of Biomedical Data Science
Current Research and Scholarly Interests My research group studies ontology-based approaches to annotate, index, integrate and analyze unstructured information available in biomedicine for the purpose of enabling data-driven analytics in medicine and health care.
Rajesh Shah, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Radiology
Bio I 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 perform research in areas of the application of big data to medicine as well as treatment of lung and liver cancers.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics - Endocrinology and Diabetes
Current Research and Scholarly Interests My 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.
Associate Professor (Research) of Neurosurgery and, by courtesy of Comparative Medicine and of Neurology
Current Research and Scholarly Interests The 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, Alzheimers disease and autism. I aim to study the process leading to functional and behavioral malfunction in these disorders, focusing on a set of target genes/proteins.
Professor of Pathology at the Stanford University Medical Center
Bio Dr. Shan specializes in providing blood transfusion treatment to patients with diverse medical problems. She has been practicing transfusion medicine for over twenty years. Dr. Shan currently serves as the Medical Director of Transfusion Service at Stanford Medical Center. Dr. Shan has also been leading research programs in the fields of transfusion safety, blood availability and optimazing clinical blood transfusion practice.