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Associate Professor of Medicine (Oncology) at the Stanford University Medical Center
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Dr. Wakelee's research is focused on clinical trials in patients with lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies such as thymoma and thymic carcinoma. She also works with novel agents for all malignancies as part of the developmental therapeutics group of the cancer center. Other interests include translation projects in thoracic malignancies and collaborations with population scientists regarding lung cancer questions.
Rebecca Walker, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery - Emergency Medicine
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Interests include international development, human rights, healthcare disparities, wilderness medicine, administrative efficiency
Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Systems Medicine) and, by courtesy, of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Systems biology for design of clinical solutions that detect and treat disease
Brian A. Wandell
Isaac and Madeline Stein Family Professor and Professor, by courtesy, of Electrical Engineering and of Ophthalmology
Current Research and Scholarly Interests The development and organization of visual cortex. The study of the brain pathways essential for reading development. Diffusion tensor imaging, functional magnetic resonance imaging and computational modeling of visual perception and brain processes.
Professor of Chemical and Systems Biology and, by courtesy, of Chemistry
Current Research and Scholarly Interests We employ an interdisciplinary approach to studies of biological systems, combining synthetic chemistry with biochemistry, cell biology, and structural biology. We invent tools for biology and we are motivated by approaches that enable new experiments with unprecedented control. These new techniques may also provide a window into mechanisms involved in maintaining cellular homeostasis. Protein quality control is a particular interest at present.
Assistant Professor of Bioengineering and, by courtesy, of Developmental Biology
Bio We are a discovery-driven research group working at the interface between statistical physics, developmental biology, and bioengineering. We combine quantitative organism-wide fluorescence imaging ("deep imaging"), functional genomics ("deep sequencing"), and statistical modeling to study systems biology and evolutionary cell biology of flatworms, including free living planarians and parasitic flukes. Using these animals, we seek to understand quantitatively the fundamental rules that control stem cell collective behavior to optimize tissue regeneration, remolding, and adaptation.
C. Jason Wang, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics) at the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital
Bio Dr. Wang is the Director of Center for Policy, Outcomes and Prevention. Prior to coming to Stanford in 2011, he was a faculty member at Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health. His other professional experiences include working as a management consultant with McKinsey and Company and serving as the project manager for Taiwan's National Health Insurance Reform Task-force. His current interests include: 1) developing tools for assessing and improving the value of healthcare; 2) facilitating the use of mobile technology in improving quality of care; 3) supporting competency-based medical education curriculum, and 4) engaging in healthcare reform.