Stanford Transplant News

  • – Surgery

    Dr. Esquivel Awarded Collaboration Grant

    Dr. Carlos Esquivel, chief of the division of abdominal transplantation, in conjunction with Intermountain Healthcare General Surgeon Dr. Manuel Rodriguez-Davalos has been awarded an Intermountain-Stanford Collaboration Grant. The almost $100,000 will fund their proposal “Advanced Quantitative Modeling Techniques to Enhance the Use of Segmental Grafts in Liver Transplantation” for the next year starting December 1.

  • – Abdominal Transplantation

    2020 Fellow Announcement

    Dr. Jenny Pan will be the 2020 Stanford Abdominal Transplant Fellow. Dr. Pan is in her final year at the Stanford General Surgery Residency Program.

  • – Abdominal Transplantation

    2019 Fellows Join Division

    The Division of Abdominal Transplant welcomes two new fellows. Drs. Aleah Brubaker and Peter Than both completed their general surgery residency at Stanford. Dr. Brubaker has an MD/PhD from Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine and earned her BS in Physiological Psychology at Pepperdine University. Dr. Than completed his medical degree at Brown Medical School and has a BS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Florida. Over the next two years, Drs. Brubaker and Than will receive advanced training in liver, kidney, pancreas, and intestinal transplant.

  • – Abdominal Transplantation

    Dr. Melcher Receives 2018-19 Award for Outstanding Contribution to GME for Program Directors

    Dr. Marc Melcher, an associate professor in the Division of Abdominal Transplantation, was selected as the recipient of Stanford's 2018-19 Award for Outstanding Contribution to GME for Program Directors. According to the GME's website, the award is given to a program director who has had a significant positive impact on the program. Dr. Melcher has served as Residency Director for the Division of General Surgery for the past 8 years but announced in April that he would be stepping down at the close of this academic year.

  • – Abdominal Transplantation

    Dr. Krams Wins Biosciences Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award

    Dr. Sheri Krams, a professor in the Division of Abdominal Transplantation, is the winner of the 2018-19 Stanford Biosciences Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award.