Division of General Surgery

Active Projects: 17

Project Investigator All Organizations Start date End date
An Investigation of Treatment of FecAl IncontiNence using the TOPAS Sling System FOR WoMen (TRANSFORM) Madhulika Varma, MD Division of General Surgery
Urgent® PC in the treatment of Fecal Incontinence- Pilot Study Madhulika Varma, MD 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 IGHS Faculty Affiliate, Division of General Surgery
Surveillance Markers for Recurrence After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer Laura Esserman, MD Division of General Surgery
Modeling the Impact of Targeted Therapy Based on Breast Cancer Subtypes Laura Esserman, MD Division of General Surgery
UCSF Pediatric Device Consortium Michael Harrison, MD Division of General Surgery
A National Trauma Registry to Inform Policy in Cameroon IGHS Faculty Affiliate, Division of General Surgery
A National Trauma Registry to Inform Policy in Cameroon Catherine Juillard, MD, MPH IGHS Faculty Affiliate, Division of General Surgery
Bioinspired Polymers for Fetal Membrane Pre-Sealing Michael Harrison, MD Division of General Surgery
Tension-Stat3-miR-mediated metastasis Valerie Weaver, PhD Division of General Surgery
Surgical and cancer screening capacity building Loie Sauer, MD IGHS Faculty Affiliate, 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 Esserman, 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
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 Wieselthaler, MD Division of General Surgery
Immune Tolerance Network - OPTIMAL Sandy Feng, MD, PhD Division of General Surgery
PREVENT II - PREVENTion of Non-Surgical Bleeding by Management of HeartMate II Patients without Antiplatelet Therapy Georg Wieselthaler, MD Division of General Surgery
A Prospective, Single Arm, Multi-Center Clinical Study in Collaboration with the InterAgency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (INTERMACS) to Evaluate the Thoracotomy Implant Technique of the HeartWare HVAD System in Patients w Georg Wieselthaler, MD Division of General Surgery

Archived Projects: 11

Project Investigator All Organizations Start date End date
Implementation and Effectiveness of a Decision Aid for Ulcerative Colitis Patients Considering Surgery Jessica Cohan, MD Division of General Surgery
Philippine-UC Collaboratory for Device Innovation (Education/Training Award) Michael Harrison, MD Division of General Surgery
Risk-Based Screening: An Initiative to Dramatically Improve Our Approach to Screening and Prevention Laura Esserman, MD Division of General Surgery
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
Impact of everolimus on HIV persistence post kidney (and kidney/pancreas) or liver transplant Peter Stock, MD, PhD Division of General Surgery
Advanced Methods to Evaluate Extracellular Matrix and Crosslinking in the Tumor Microenvironment Valerie Weaver, PhD Division of General Surgery
Biophysical Determinants of Early Embryonic Stem Cell Fate Specification Valerie Weaver, PhD Division of General Surgery
Probing Tumor Metastasis through Chemical Cell Surface Engineering Valerie Weaver, PhD Division of General Surgery
The Pillar II Multi-Center Study (Perfusion Assessment in Laparoscopic Left Anterior Resection) Madhulika Varma, MD Division of General Surgery
Improving the Quality of Surgical Care at a Regional Hospital in Uganda Using Appropriate Surveillance and Operative Management Tools IGHS Faculty Affiliate, Division of General Surgery
Expansion of a Childhood Trauma Registry Data Base in Cameroon, Africa Catherine Juillard, MD, MPH IGHS Faculty Affiliate, Division of General Surgery