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Dr. Arash Momeni, an assistant professor in the Division of Plastic Surgery, is the recipient of this year's Outstanding Paper Award from the American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM) for his work entitled "Sensory Recovery After 1 Year From a Multi-Center Prospective Outcomes Registry."
Dr. Deshka Foster, a general surgery resident, has been awarded the Ruth L. Kirschstein Postdoctoral Individual National Research Service Award by the National Institutes of Health. The F32 fellowship includes more than $65,000 to fund her research project "Cancer-associated fibroblast clonality, chromatin accessibility, and therapeutic targeting in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma stroma."
Stanford's Division of Vascular Surgery is partnering with Vrije Universteit Medische Centra (VUMC) in Amsterdam to study potential mechanisms by which metformin may suppress abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) disease, a leading cause of premature death in adults.
Dr. Dan Azagury will become Chief of the Section of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery in the Division of General Surgery effective February 16, 2020.
Improving the Humanitarian Response to Civilians Injured in Modern Conflict
In addition to being a Vice Chair at Stanford Surgery, Dr. Sherry Wren works and manages educational partnerships in Sub Saharan Africa and is a faculty fellow of the Stanford Center for Innovation and Global Health.
TOETVA: Bringing Scarless Thyroidectomy to Stanford
Division of General Surgery endocrine surgeons Drs. Robin Cisco and Dana Lin present.
Genetics, Immunity, Inflammation, and Cancer
Dr. Jeffrey Lee, Chair of the Department of Surgical Oncology at MD Anderson in Houston, Texas, speaks at our inaugural Distinguished Alumnus Lecture.