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Stanford Surgery Faculty and Trainees Present at ASC 2019
Stanford Surgery faculty and trainees will present at the 14th Annual Academic Surgical Congress. The 2019 conference will take place in Houston, TX on February 5-7.
Dr. Leeper Awarded R35
Dr. Nicholas Leeper, an associate professor in the Division of Vascular Surgery, has been awarded a Maximizing Investigators' Research Award (R35) by the National Institutes of Health. The more than $5 million grant will support Leeper's research on clonal expansion, resistance to effercytosis, and innate immunity in atherosclerosis over the next seven years.
Dr. Wren Awarded WISA #SheforShe Award
Dr. Sherry Wren was the inaugural recipient of the #SheforShe award from the Women Surgeons in Africa (WISA) for supporting the development of women surgeons in the region.
Dr. Dalman Named Associate Dean for Market Development
Chief of Vascular Surgery Dr. Ron Dalman has been named associate dean for market development.
The Rise of Thyroid Cancer and its Evolving Management
8th Annual Ignatius Lecturer Dr. Julie Anne Sosa, the recently-appointed Chair of UCSF's Department of Surgery, presents "The Rise of Thyroid Cancer and its Evolving Management: When is Less More?"
Small Bowel Transplantation
Dr. Andrew Bonham, an associate professor of surgery in Stanford's Division of Abdominal Transplantation, presents a primer on small bowel transplantation.
Tracking the Human Alloresponse
Dr. Megan Sykes from Columbia University presents "Tracking the Human Alloresponse: Insights from Within and Outside the Graft."