Department of Surgery

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Active Projects: 26

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The Pillar II Multi-Center Study (Perfusion Assessment in Laparoscopic Left Anterior Resection) Madhulika Varma, MD Division of General Surgery
Urgent® PC in the treatment of Fecal Incontinence- Pilot Study Madhulika Varma, MD Division of General Surgery
PILLAR III: A Randomized, Controlled, Parallel, Multicenter Study Assessing Perfusion Outcomes with PINPOINT Near Infrared Fluorescence Imaging in Low Anterior Resection Madhulika Varma, MD Division of General Surgery
An Investigation of Treatment of FecAl IncontiNence using the TOPAS Sling System FOR WoMen (TRANSFORM) Madhulika Varma, MD Division of General Surgery
Enabling a Paradigm Shift: A Preference-Tolerant RCT of Personalized vs. Annual Screening for Breast Cancer Laura J. Esserman, MD Department of Surgery, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Monitoring Physical Activity During Chemotherapy Among Breast Cancer Patients: A Needs Assessment to Develop Interventions to Help Prevent Functional Decline Laura J. Esserman, MD Department of Surgery, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Surveillance Markers for Recurrence After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer Laura J. Esserman, MD Division of General Surgery
I-SPY 2 TRIAL (Investigation of Serial studies to Predict Your Therapeutic Response with Imaging And Molecular Analysis): An Adaptive Breast Cancer Trial Design in the Setting of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Laura J. Esserman, MD Division of General Surgery
Modeling the Impact of Targeted Therapy Based on Breast Cancer Subtypes Laura J. Esserman, MD Division of General Surgery
A Biophysical Perspective of Breast Cancer Metastasis and Treatment Resistance Valerie M. Weaver, PhD Division of Transplant Surgery
Biophysical Determinants of Early Embryonic Stem Cell Fate Specification Valerie M. Weaver, PhD Division of General Surgery
Probing Tumor Metastasis through Chemical Cell Surface Engineering Valerie M. Weaver, PhD Division of General Surgery
Tension-Stat3-miR-mediated metastasis Valerie M. Weaver, PhD Division of General Surgery
Live Unrelated Kidney Donor and Sibling Follow-Up Study (LURDS) Andrew M. Posselt, MD Department of Surgery
Impact of CCR5 Blockade in HIV+ Kidney Transplant Recipients Peter G. Stock, MD, PhD Division of Transplant Surgery
Sofosbuvir and Ledipasvir in HIV/HCV Coinfected Pre and Post Liver Transplant Peter G. Stock, MD, PhD Division of Transplant Surgery
To expand and evaluate trauma center-based violent injury recidivism prevention program Rochelle Dicker, MD Global Health Sciences Faculty Affiliate, Department of Surgery
A National Trauma Registry to Inform Policy in Cameroon Rochelle Dicker, MD Global Health Sciences Faculty Affiliate, Division of General Surgery
Improving the Quality of Surgical Care at a Regional Hospital in Uganda Using Appropriate Surveillance and Operative Management Tools Rochelle Dicker, MD Global Health Sciences Faculty Affiliate, Division of General Surgery
A National Trauma Registry to Inform Policy in Cameroon Catherine Juillard, MD, MPH Global Health Sciences Faculty Affiliate, Division of General Surgery
Improving the Quality of Surgical Care at a Regional Hospital in Uganda Using Appropriate Surveillance and Operative Management Tools Catherine Juillard, MD, MPH Global Health Sciences Faculty Affiliate, Division of General Surgery
Immune Tolerance Network - OPTIMAL Sandy Feng, MD, PhD Division of General Surgery
SGTP-002 : A Randomized, Placebo-controlled, Prospective, Double-blind, Multicenter Phase 2/3 Study of the Efficacy and Safety of SANGUINATE" for Reduction of Delayed Graft Function in Recipients of a Donation after Brain Death Kidney Transplant Division of General Surgery
Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of the HeartAssist 5® VAD System compared to the HeartMate II® VAD for Left Ventricular Support in Patients Awaiting Cardiac Transplantation Georg M. Wieselthaler, MD Division of General Surgery
Capacity Building for minimally invasive surgery in Thailand Stanley Rogers, MD Global Health Sciences Faculty Affiliate, Department of Surgery
Surgical and cancer screening capacity building Loie Sauer, MD Global Health Sciences Faculty Affiliate, Division of General Surgery

Archived Projects: 32

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A clinical evaluation of the LivSure vaginal bowel control (VBC) device for the treatment of fecal incontinence in women. Madhulika Varma, MD Division of General Surgery
Predicting Early and Late Recurrence to Improve Care Laura J. Esserman, MD Department of Surgery
Predicting Early and Late Recurrence to Improve Care Laura J. Esserman, MD Department of Surgery
Risk-Based Screening: An Initiative to Dramatically Improve Our Approach to Screening and Prevention Laura J. Esserman, MD Division of General Surgery
Deciphering Cellular Heterogeneity of the Normal Breast to Understand the Origin of Ductal Cancer In Situ (DCIS) Laura J. Esserman, MD Department of Surgery
From Basic Biology to Clinical Trials: the Story of Inflammation and Stains in Breast Cancer Research Laura J. Esserman, MD Department of Surgery
Early Detection of Metastasis-Prone Breast Cancers Laura J. Esserman, MD Department of Surgery
Mechanisms of Coagulation Abnormalities and Trauma Mitchell J. Cohen, MD Department of Surgery
Prospective Observational Multi-Center Transfusion Study (PROMMTT) Mitchell J. Cohen, MD Department of Surgery
Timing and Mechanism of Traumatic Coagulopathy Mitchell J. Cohen, MD Department of Surgery
RBC Storage Effect on Coagulation, Microparticles and Microchimerism in Critically Ill Patients Mitchell J. Cohen, MD Department of Surgery
Learning and Semi-Parametric Causal Inference for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Mitchell J. Cohen, MD Department of Surgery
HLA-A Low Resolution Typing Department of Surgery
SFGH Surgical Faculty to Provide ICU Service Coverage at the San Francisco VAMC Mary M. Knudson, MD Department of Surgery
Samuel Merritt College of Podiatry - SFGH Trauma and Plastic Rotations Mary M. Knudson, MD Department of Surgery
JDRF Islet Transplantation Center at UCSF and U of Minn Jeffrey A. Bluestone, PhD Department of Surgery
TGF-ß Suppression and Promotion of Mammary Carcinomas Valerie M. Weaver, PhD Department of Surgery
Advanced Methods to Evaluate Extracellular Matrix and Crosslinking in the Tumor Microenvironment Valerie M. Weaver, PhD Division of General Surgery
Role of Fibroblasts, Myeloid Cells and Matrix in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma (PDAC) Valerie M. Weaver, PhD Department of Surgery
Immune and Collagen Basis of Breast Cancer Valerie M. Weaver, PhD Department of Surgery
Interplay between tension and inflammation in pancreatic tumor progression Valerie M. Weaver, PhD Division of Transplant Surgery
Advancing Islet Transplant for Type 1 Diabetes Care Andrew M. Posselt, MD Department of Surgery
Evaluation of a Culturally Competent Website on Living Kidney Donation for Hispanics Andrew M. Posselt, MD Department of Surgery
Impact of CCR5 Blockade in HIV+ Kidney Transplant Recipients Peter G. Stock, MD, PhD Department of Surgery
Hemophilia Liver Transplantation OLTX Observational Study (HOTS) Peter G. Stock, MD, PhD Department of Surgery
Preserving Renal Function and Protective Immunity Via Anti-LFA1-Based CNI Avoidance Peter G. Stock, MD, PhD Department of Surgery
Impact of everolimus on HIV persistence post kidney (and kidney/pancreas) or liver transplant Peter G. Stock, MD, PhD Division of General Surgery
Impact of everolimus on HIV persistence post kidney or liver transplant Peter G. Stock, MD, PhD Division of Transplant Surgery
Global Health Fellows and Scholars Research Training Department of Surgery
Implementation and Effectiveness of a Decision Aid for Ulcerative Colitis Patients Considering Surgery Jessica L. Cohan, MD Division of General Surgery
Philippine-UC Collaboratory for Device Innovation (Education/Training Award) Michael R. Harrison, MD Division of General Surgery
Polyclonal Tregs to Promote Tolerance in Pediatric Liver Transplant Recipients Sandy Feng, MD, PhD Division of Transplant Surgery