CTR Fellowship Potential Mentors

Below are UCSF faculty that have recently participated in CTR Fellowship mentorship. You are not limited to those listed below; you can expand your search for specific research expertise at UCSF Profiles.

Faculty members' contact information can also be found at the UCSF Directory. If not listed, email Kim Woodhouse.

MentorExample projects from past two years
Acharya, NishaMethotrexate vs. Mycophenolate Mofetil for Non-infectious Uveitis
Aghi, ManishDefining the interaction between c-Met and beta 1 integrin in invasive resistance to anti-angiogenic therapy in glioblastoma

Characterizing the role of tumor cell autophagy in the development of glioblastoma therapeutic resistance
Alkon, AbbeyTiming of entry in to early child care: a predictor of asthma diagnosis by age 4 years
Aweeka, FrancescaThe Effects of Antiretroviral Agents on Artemether-Lumefantrine Exposure in HIV+ Pregnant Women Treated for Uncomplicated Malaria
Baskin, LaurenceFrom bedside to bench: A mass spectrometry-based approach to identify environmental endocrine disruptors in the development of hypospadias
Bianco, KatherineDifferential gene expression in the Trisomy 21 placenta: elucidating functional deficits at the maternal-fetal interface
Bibbins-Domingo, KirstenExamining the link between violence and the development of diabetes and cardiovascular disease
Bickler, PhilipHypoxic Preconditioning and the Unfolded Protein Response: A New Target For Neuroprotection Against Hypoxic Brain Injury
Bozic, KevinIndependent Exercise Compared with Formal Rehabilitation in Knee Osteoarthritis

Patient Activation and Functional Recovery in Patients Undergoing Primary Hip or Knee Arthroplasty
Cabana, MichaelAsthma Prevalence and Asthma Management Preparedness at San Francisco Day Care Centers
Chan, JohnUtility of molecular markers in surgery and chemotherapy for advanced ovarian cancer
Chang, EdwardSpatiotemporal patterns of neural activity in the superior temporal gyrus during speech perception and production
Chongyi, WeiSex-Seeking Mobile Phone Applications and MSM Sexual Health in China: implications for STD/HIV control programs
Cohen, CraigAcceptability and Feasibility of Repeat HIV Testing among Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Clinics in Nyanza Province, Kenya
Duncan, JacqueHigh-Resolution Photoreceptor Imaging: A Novel Technique for Measuring Subclinical Progression and Treatment Response in Inherited Retinal Degenerations
Gonzales, RalphWhy do primary care providers refer to specialists? Understanding factors associated with referrals to specialty physicians
Gonzalez Burchard, EstebanThe Effects of Area-level Deprivation and Community Violence on asthma susceptibility and asthma morbidity amongst Latino and African-American urban youth
Grenon, MarleneEvaluating the severity of Peripheral Arterial Disease and associated inflammatory markers: what role do n-3 Fatty Acids play?
Harper, CynthiaIdentifying Barriers and Assessing their Influence on the Postpartum Uptake of Contraceptives for Women in Kasarani, Nairobi
Hermiston, MichelleGenetic and biochemical investigation into the ontogeny of Langerhans cell histiocytosis
Keenan, JeremyCMV Retinitis in Southeast Asia: Effectiveness and Cost Effectiveness of Retinal Photography
Kerns, JenniferObesity as a risk factor for complication after surgical abortion: a retrospective case control study
Khanna, RamanDigital health communication technology: Evaluation of a customizable software application to alert providers to patient radiology results in real-time
Kirkwood, KimberlyEvaluation of biomarkers for IPMN in pancreatic cyst fluid
Ko, AndrewInvestigation of the association of aspirin, other NSAIDs, metformin, and statins with risk for pancreatic cancer in a case-control study of patients seen at UCSF and from the San Francisco Bay Area
Lai, JenniferFrailty and Functional Status: Novel Predictors of Transplant Outcomes in Liver Transplant Patients
Lietman, TomDiversity of the Nasopharyngeal Microbiome after Mass Antibiotic Treatment

Loss of immunity and loss of azithromycin efficacy as challenges to the WHO strategy for trachoma elimination
Lin, ShanAssociation between long term oral contraceptive use and prevalence of glaucoma among women in the United States: a cross sectional study
Lomen-Hoerth, CatherineThe cognitive-behavioral component of ALS: A longitudinal analysis and assessment of a screening tool
Lotz, JeffBiochemical effects of Type II Diabetes Mellitus on Intervertebral Disc Degeneration
Ma, C. BenjaminAbnormal kinetics and kinematics in the ACL-reconstructed knee as a mechanism of early onset osteoarthritis as measured by T1p and T2 MRI
Marcus, GregIdentification of Environmental Influences that Mediate the Association Between European Ancestry and Atrial Fibrillation
Meffert, SusanEffect of Childhood Sexual Abuse on Mental Disorders and Anti-Retroviral Therapy Adherence in HIV-infected Women in Nyanza Province, Kenya
Miller, SuellenA study of naive CD4+ T cell dynamics and their role in responsiveness to vaccine-induced antigens in HIV infected children on ART therapy
Morshed, SaamThe impact of trauma center level on mortality, need for re-operation and functional outcomes following trauma-related lower extremity amputation in adults
Page, KimberlyRisk of Hepatitis C Virus infection in Intravenous Drug Users by Human Immunodeficiency Virus status and Sexual Risk Behaviors
Palefsky, JoelSmartDerm, the development of a real time pressure monitoring device intended to reduce the incidence of decubitus ulcers in hospital patients

Amnioseal, Making Fetal Intervention Safer

Novel inhibitors of human papillomavirus
Peters, MarionTransient elastography assessment of HBV patients on therapy
Rosenthal, PhilipEtiology of non-malarial febrile illnesses in Ugandan children
Schroeder, StevenMedical Students' knowledge and opinions of their states rejecting Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act: What role have medical students played historically in healthcare systems during times of change?
Tulsky, JacquelineTraining Inmate Peer Health Coaches in San Francisco Jails to Improve Diabetes and Hypertension Management and to Decrease Recidivism
Volberding, PaulCorrelates of retention of newly diagnosed HCV positive individuals in methadone clinics in Guangdong Province, China
Weber, EllenHow much information do we need to obtain at triage? A retrospective analysis of a novel approach to improve Emergency Department Quality of Care and Patient Satisfaction
Yen, IreneThe Human Cost of Gun Violence: A qualitative study examining the social consequences of gun violence seven years post injury
Yom, SueQuality of Life and Biomarker Effects in a Randomized Trial of a Personalized Sterile Humidification Device for Head and Neck Cancer Patients Undergoing Radiation Therapy

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