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  • Russ B. Altman

    Russ B. Altman

    Kenneth Fong Professor and Professor of Bioengineering, of Genetics, of Medicine (General Medical Discipline) and, by courtesy, of Computer Science

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests I refer you to my web page for detailed list of interests, projects and publications. In addition to pressing the link here, you can search "Russ Altman" on

  • James D. Brooks

    James D. Brooks

    Keith and Jan Hurlbut Professor in the Stanford University School of Medicine

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests We use genomic approaches to identify disease biomarkers. We are most interested in translating biomarkers into clinical practice in urological diseases with a particular focus in cancer.

  • Carlos Bustamante

    Carlos Bustamante

    Professor of Biomedical Data Science, of Genetics and, by courtesy, of Biology

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests My research focuses on analyzing genome wide patterns of variation within and between species to address fundamental questions in biology, anthropology, and medicine. My group works on a variety of organisms and model systems ranging from humans and other primates to domesticated plant and animals. Much of our research is at the interface of computational biology, mathematical genetics, and evolutionary genomics.

  • Christina Curtis

    Christina Curtis

    Assistant Professor of Medicine (Oncology) and of Genetics

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests The Curtis laboratory is focused on the development and application of innovative experimental, computational, and analytical approaches to improve the diagnosis, treatment, and early detection of cancer.

  • Christopher Gardner

    Christopher Gardner

    Professor (Research) of Medicine (Stanford Prevention Research Center)

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests The role of nutrition in individual and societal health, with particular interests in: plant-based diets, differential response to low-carb vs. low-fat weight loss diets by insulin resistance status, chronic disease prevention, randomized controlled trials, human nutrition, community based studies, Community Based Participatory Research, sustainable food movement (animal rights and welfare, global warming, human labor practices), stealth health, nutrition policy, nutrition guidelines

  • Olivier Gevaert

    Olivier Gevaert

    Assistant Professor of Medicine (Biomedical Informatics Research)

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests My lab focuses on biomedical data fusion: the development of machine learning methods for biomedical decision support using multi-scale biomedical data. We primarily use methods based on regularized linear regression to accomplish this. We primarily focus on applications in oncology and neuroscience.

  • Robert Haile

    Robert Haile

    Professor of Medicine (Oncology) and, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology)

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests Robert’s main areas of research interest include genetics, cancer epidemiology and cancer health disparities with a focus on genetic and epidemiologic studies of colon and breast cancer.

  • Bonnie Halpern-Felsher

    Bonnie Halpern-Felsher

    Professor (Research) of Pediatrics (Adolescent Medicine)

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests Research focuses on developmental, cognitive and psychosocial factors involved in adolescents’ and young adults’ health-related decision-making, perceptions of risk and vulnerability, health communication and risk behavior. My research has focused on understanding and reducing health risk behaviors such as tobacco use, alcohol and marijuana use, risky driving, and risky sexual behavior.

  • Megan Hitchins

    Megan Hitchins

    Associate Professor of Medicine (Oncology)

    Bio Megan Hitchins is an Associate Professor in the Division of Oncology at Stanford University School of Medicine and the Laboratory Head for Hitchin's lab at Stanford University. Her research focus is the genetic and epigenetic mechanisms (and their interactions) underlying human disease, initially in genomic imprinting and its disruption in congenital disorders and more recently in cancer predisposition and outcomes. Her expertise gained at renowned institutions in London and Sydney. She has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers, reviews and book chapters, most notably first-author original research papers in the leading journals N Engl J Med, Nat Genet, Cancer Cell, Am J Hum Genet, Gastroenterology, and reviews in Nat Rev Cancer. She has received widespread national media attention in Australia for the seminal discovery of non-Mendelian and Mendelian transmission patterns of constitutional MLH1 epimutations in 2007 and 2011. Her work was featured in various articles and newsletters from philanthropic agencies. She was invited to be a speaker at national and international conferences and public addresses. Her natural ability to teach landed her first faculty position in 2005 at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. From 2008 until her departure in 2013, 100% of her salary was covered through prestigious nationally competitive fellowships acquired from government organizations.

  • John P.A. Ioannidis

    John P.A. Ioannidis

    C. F. Rehnborg Professor in Disease Prevention in the School of Medicine and Professor of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology) and, by courtesy, of Statistics

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests Evidence-based medicine
    Clinical and molecular epidemiology
    Human genome epidemiology
    Research design
    Reporting of research
    Empirical evaluation of bias in research
    Randomized trials
    Statistical methods and modeling
    Meta-analysis and large-scale evidence
    Prognosis, predictive and personalized medicine and health
    Sociology of science