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Surgical Research

Faculty: Surgical Research

Changyi Johnny Chen, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Surgery and Chief

Phone

  • 713-798-4401

Pancreatic cancer; PLGA-PEI based nanotechnology; Endothelial dysfunction and vascular disease; Angiogenesis; Atherosclerosis; Cardiovascular disease…

Austin J Cooney, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-6250

In vitro and in vivo cardiac regeneration; Silencing of pluripotency gene transcription; Generation of patient-specific iPS cell lines…

Stuart Corr, BEng, MEng, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • 713-798-3227

Nanomedicine; Non-invasive radiofrequency hyperthermia; Surgical Technology; Nanomaterials characterization

Xin-Hua Feng, Ph.D.

Kaiyi Li, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery

DNA Repair; Mechanisms for cancer formation; Personalized cancer treatment

Yulong Liang, Ph.D.

Instructor in Surgery

Phone

  • 713-798-1035

DNA damage response; Repair proteins; Breast cancer; Liver cancer; Double-strand breaks; Homologous recombination; Genomic instability; Tumorigenesis…

Xia Lin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • (713) 798-4899

Cancer; Diabetes; TGF-beta

Lidong Liu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • 713-798-4994

Cancer stem cells; Epithelial-mesenchymal transition; TGF-beta signaling in prostate cancer

Jian-Ming Lu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Nanoparticle drug delivery; Cardiovascular disease; Pancreatic Cancer; Oxidative stress, Free radicals and Antioxidants

Megumi Mathison, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • 713-798-3259

In situ cardiac regeneration; Cardiovascular disease; Cardiac cellular reprogramming

Rita Serda, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • 713-798-3242

Cancer nanotherapeutics; Immunotherapy; Therapeutic hyperthermia

Hu Ying Shen, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery

Aortic aneurysms and dissections; Diabetic vascular diseases; Vascular biology and diseases

Qizhi Cathy Yao, M.D., Ph.D.

Hongran Wang, M.D., Ph.D.

Instructor in Surgery

Phone

  • (713) 798-6263

Germ cell nuclear factor (GCNF); Cellular reprogramming

Joint Faculty: Surgical Research

Bryan Burt, M.D., FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Thoracic Surgery; Lung cancer; Esophageal cancer; Thymic malignancies including thymoma, thymic cancer, and advanced thymic malignancies…

Steven Curley, M.D.

Professor of Surgery and Chief

Phone

  • (713) 798-2262

Surgical Oncology; Liver, bile duct, and gallbladder cancer surgery; Neuroendocrine tumor surgery; Colorectal cancer surgery

William E Fisher, M.D.

Professor of Surgery and Chief

Phone

  • (713) 798-2262

Pancreaticoduodenectomy (Whipple procedure); Minimally invasive/laparoscopic/robotic pancreatic surgery; Pancreatitis; Pancreas cancer…

Ronald Kerman, Ph.D.

Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • 713-798-3088

Immune response - allogeneic stem cells; Cellular and antibody immune responsiveness; HLA antibodies

Scott Anthony LeMaire, M.D.

Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • 832-355-9910

Aortic surgery; Aortic root replacement; Ascending aortic replacement; Aortic arch replacement; Heart valve repair and replacement…

George P Noon, M.D.

Professor of Surgery

Organ transplantation; Cardiac assist devices

Oluyinka Olutoye, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • 832-822-3135

Fetal surgery; Diaphragmatic hernia; CCAM; Lung malformation; Pectus excavatum, Chest wall deformities; Omphalocele; Gastroschisis; Esophagus atresia…

Todd Rosengart, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Professor of Surgery and Chairman

Phone

  • (713) 798-5700

Cardiothoracic Surgery; Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery; Off-pump Surgery; Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery; Closure of ASD or VSD…

John Moore Vierling, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • 832-355-1400

Transplant Hepatology; Pre- and post-liver transplantation care; Liver failure; Hepatitis; Cirrhosis; Primary sclerosing cholangitis…

Sanjeev Ayyangar Vasudevan, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • 832-822-3135

Pediatric surgical oncology; Neuroblastoma

Lalita Wadhwa, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • 832-826-1930