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Uri Ladabaum, MD
Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology) at the Stanford University School of Medicine
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Gastrointestinal cancer prevention and risk management. Risk stratification. Cost-effectiveness analysis. Health services research.
Amy Ladd, MD
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery (Hand Surgery) and, by courtesy, of Medicine (Immunology & Rheumatology) at the Stanford University Medical Center
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Research Interests
1. The kinematics and forces associated with thumb carpometcarpal (CMC) function and pathology
2. The anatomy, microstructure, and immunofluorescent characteristics of the thumb CMC joint
3. Pathomechaniics of CMC arthritis: biomechanical wear, injury, genetic, and environmental causes
4. Archiving, vitalizing, and innovating medical and surgical knowledge, most recently with innovative iBook monographs
Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) at the Stanford University Medical Center
Current Research and Scholarly Interests We are continuing to grow a glomerulonephritis cohort study, including immunologic characterization. We have completed interventional studies of preeclampsia exploring the nitric oxide, endothelin system and effects on glomerular function and morphometry. We continue to recruit patients for treatment and observational studies of glomerular disease, including FSGS, membranous and particularly IgA nephropathy. We also are actively studying renal disease in systemic amyloidosis.
Professor of Radiology (General Radiology) and of Medicine (Biomedical Informatics Research) at the Stanford University Medical Center
Current Research and Scholarly Interests I am interested in improving the accuracy and reliability of image interpretation. My research uses machine learning techniques for automated analysis of clinical images. My laboratory also is developing systems and standards to facilitate structured data capture during routine image interpretation. And we are developing natural language processing methods to extract concepts from the narrative text that remains a part of the radiology report.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Immunology and Rheumatology
Bio Dr. Tobias V. Lanz is a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Prof. William Robinson at the Department of Rheumatology / Immunology at Stanford School of Medicine, with a strong interest in basic and translational neuroimmunology. He studied medicine at the Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen, Germany and at the University College of London and performed his MD thesis at Prof. Michael Platten's laboratory at the Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research in Tübingen, Germany. In 2007/2008 he worked as a research scholar in the neuroimmunological laboratory of Prof. Lawrence Steinman at Stanford. After medical school he pursued his scientific and clinical training at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and the Department of Neurology at the University Hospital in Heidelberg, Germany. Dr. Lanz's current research focus is on the detection of new antigenic targets of B cells in Multiple Sclerosis.
Professor of Medicine (Family and Community Medicine) at the Stanford University Medical Center, Emeritus
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Physician-patient communication; cross cultural dimensions of health care; strategies for health maintenance and promotion; integrative medicine.