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PRODUCED BY AND FOR MEMBERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY September 2012 Issue | Archived Issues

Physician news

Nicholas Nissen, MD, has been appointed as director of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery at Cedars-Sinai.


Featured publication

The following article was published by members of the Department of Surgery:


Grant announcements

The Department of Surgery Research Division would like to congratulate the following grant recipients:


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Grant announcements

The Department of Surgery Research Division would like to congratulate the following grant recipients:

  • V. Krishnan Ramanujan, PhD, for receiving a three-year American Cancer Society grant titled "Imaging Mitochondrial Dynamics for Early Detection of Breast Cancer In vivo"
  • Mehrnoosh Saghizadeh Ghiam, PhD, for receiving a NIH National Eye Institute R21 grant titled "The Role and Mechanism of miRNAs in Diabetic Cornea"
  • Homayon Ghiasi, PhD, for receiving a National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases R21 grant titled "Role of lymphoid DCs in HSV-1 latency"
  • Hyung Kim, MD, and Helen Goodridge, PhD, for being selected for the Eleanor and Glenn Padnick Discovery Fund in Cellular Therapy award titled "Enhancing dendrictic cell vaccines by stimulating dectin-1 and toll-like receptor 9"
  • Catherine Dang, MD, for receiving a CTSI Clinical Scholars grant titled "A Pilot Study to Characterize the Inflammatory Response to Breast Irradiation and the Subsequent Coronary Artery Disease Risk to Breast Cancer Patients"
  • Alice Chung, MD, for receiving a CTSI Clinical Scholars grant titled "A Pilot Study to Characterize the Inflammatory Response to Breast Irradiation and the Subsequent Coronary Artery Disease Risk to Breast Cancer Patients"