Clinical Research

California Pacific CURRENTS: The online journal of CPMC Research Institute

High Field MR imaging showing "focal" epilepsy

High Field MR imaging showing "focal" epilepsy has widespread brain abnormalities.

Over 80 clinical investigators at CPMC lead innovative research into common, chronic illnesses that impact millions of Americans. Our investigators merge research institute interests with the needs of CPMC’s medical center, making research an integral foundation for improved patient care.


Key Research Areas and Associated Investigators

Cancer
Michael Abel, M.D., FACS, FASCRS
Ari Baron, M.D.
Caroline Behler, M.D.
Peter Brett, M.D.
Rudy Buntic, M.D.
John Chan, M.D.

Benson Chen, M.D.
Joan Fisher, M.D.
William Goodson, M.D.
Kathleen Grant, M.D.
Jennifer Guy, M.D.
George Horng, M.D.
Stephanie Jeske, M.D.
Mohammed Kashani-Sabet, M.D.
Kevin Kim, M.D.
Kevin Knopf, M.D.
Alan Kramer, M.D.
John Lee, M.D.
Stanley Leong, M.D.
Louise, Lo, M.D.
David Minor, M.D.
Wei Wang, M.D.

Cardiology
Bruce Brent, M.D.
Sung Choi, M.D.
Steven Hao, M.D.
Richard H. Hongo, M.D., F.A.C.C.
Peter Hui, M.D.
Edward Kersh, M.D.
Brandon Lu, M.D.
Gary Milechman, M.D.
Andrea Natale, M.D.
Richard Shaw, Ph.D.
Brett Sheridan, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Gastrointestinal Disorders
Yasser Bhat, M.D.
Kenneth Binmoeller, M.D.
William Snape, Jr., M.D.

Healthy Aging Research
Peggy Cawthon, Ph.D.
Steven Cummings, M.D.
Dan Evans, Ph.D.
Katie Stone, Ph.D.
Gregory Tranah, Ph.D.

Kidney Disease and Transplant
William Bry, M.D.
Lawrence Lu, M.D.
Parul Patel, M.D.
V. Ram Peddi, M.D.

Liver Disease and Transplant
Maurizio Bonacini, M.D.
Stewart Cooper, M.D.
Timothy Davern, M.D.
Todd Frederick, M.D.
Jennifer Guy, M.D.
Edward (Will) Holt, M.D.
Raphael Merriman, M.D. 
Robert W. Osorio, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Adil (Ed) Wakil, M.D.
Kidist Yimam, M.D.

Neuroscience
Alireza Atri, M.D., Ph.D.
Nobl Barazangi, M.D.
Joey English, M.D.
Jonathan Katz, M.D.
David King-Stephens, M.D.
Kenneth Laxer, M.D., Ph.D.
Lewis Leng, M.D.
Catherine Madison, M.D.
Robert G. Miller, M.D.
Conor O’Neill, M.D.
Kendra Peterson, M.D.
Michael Rowbotham, M.D.
Arshia Sadreddin, M.D.
David Tong, M.D.

Peter Weber, M.D.
Susan Woolley-Levine, Ph.D.

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Andrew Brill, M.D.
John Chung-Kai Chan, M.D.  
Leslie Kardos, M.D.
Denise Main, M.D.
Heidi Wittenberg, M.D.

Pulmonary, Sleep and Critical Care Medicine
Benson Chen, M.D.
Ryan Dougherty, M.D.
George Horng, M.D.
Brandon Lu, M.D.
Sean Townsend, M.D.