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    • Gagandeep Singh, MD, FACSPERSONAL DATAOffice Address Director, Liver and Pancreas Center Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery, GI Surgical Oncology John Wayne Cancer Institute, St. John’s Health Center 2200 Santa Monica, Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90404 Phone: 310.582.7440 Fax: 310.582.7459 E-mail: gsingh@hpb-surgery.org; gsingh@jwci.org Website: www.hpb-surgery.org; www.liverpancreas.orgPROFESSIONAL BACKGROUNDACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS2002- 07 • Assistant Professor of Surgery University of Southern California- Keck School of Medicine2007- • Associate Professor of Surgery (Clinical) University of Southern California- Keck School of MedicineHOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS2007- • Attending Surgeon, John Wayne Cancer Institute, St. John’s Health Center, Santa Monica, CA2005- • Attending Surgeon, Glendale Memorial Hospital, Glendale, CA2002- • Attending Surgeon (Voluntary), USC-LAC Hospital, Los Angeles, CAPREVIOUS APPOINTMENTS2002-07 • Attending Surgeon, USC University Hospital, Division of Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery and Transplant Surgery, Los Angeles, CA2002-07 • Attending Surgeon, Norris Cancer Hospital, Los Angeles, CA2002-07 • Attending Surgeon, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA2003-07 • Attending Surgeon, Huntington Memorial Hospital, Pasadena, CAPROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS2009- • Chair of the Cancer Committee, Saint Johns Health Center2008-2009 • Cancer Liaison Physician, Saint Johns Health Center2008-2009 • Cancer Community Outreach Physician, Saint Johns Health CenterPROFESSIONAL TRAINING
    • FELLOWSHIP TRAININGClinical Fellow University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, IA, USABelfer Fellow (Research) Marion Bessin Liver Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, USAFellow Hôpital Cochin, René Descartes University, Paris, FranceClinical Fellow Tata Memorial Hospital & Cancer Center, University of Bombay, Bombay, IndiaResearch Fellow Tata Memorial Hospital & Cancer Center, University of Bombay, Bombay, IndiaRESIDENCY TRAININGGeneral Surgery • Chief Resident: Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, USAResidency in the USA • Resident in Surgery: Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, USASurgical Residency/ PG • Tata Memorial Hospital & Cancer Center, University of Bombay, IndiaTraining outside USA • Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UKEDUCATIONABS Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery Board Certification in General Surgery, USA (Certificate #: 48273)ASTS American Society of Transplant Surgery Transplant Surgery CertificationDEA Diplome d’Etudes Approfondies: Masters in Surgical Sciences (Surgical Oncology), Hôpital Cochin, René Descartes University, Paris, France (1993)MS Master of Surgery: Board Certification in General Surgery, Tata Memorial Hospital and Cancer Centre, University of Bombay, India (1989)MD Medical School Graduation (MBBS), Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagpur University, India (1985)MEDICAL LICENSURES • California State Medical License (2002) Active • Arizona State Medical License (1999) Inactive • Iowa State Medical License (1997) Inactive • UK (General Medical Council) (1994) Inactive • India (Maharashtra Medical Council) (1985) ActiveCERTIFICATIONSFACS Fellow of the American College of SurgeonsASTS American Society of Transplant Surgery: Transplant Surgery CertificationATLS Instructors Advanced Trauma Life Support
    • CertificationATLS Advanced Trauma Life SupportACLS Advanced Cardiopulmonary Life SupportBCLS Basic Cardiopulmonary Life SupportECFMG (Certificate #: 0-537-297-4)Robotic Surgery Console Surgeon; Intuitive Surgical, da Vinci Surgical SystemPROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES/ ORGANIZATIONS MEMBERSHIPS • Society of Surgical Oncology • American Association for Cancer Research • American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association • American College of Surgeons • American Society of Transplantation • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons • Association for Academic Surgery • Los Angeles Surgical Society • Society of Graduate Surgeons of the LA County • American Association for the Advancement of Science
    • AWARDS & HONORS • Chairman: Scientific Session on Hepatocellular Cancers. 8th World Congress of the International Hepato-Pancreato-Billiary Association (IHPBA). • Chairman: Scientific Session on Gene therapy for Cancer. 16th International Cancer Congress of the Union Internationale Contre de Cancer (UICC- XVI) • “Rick Weimer Medical Ethics Award”: Awarded to a physician of admirable character who is compassionate, moral and of high integrity, Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ • “Harry W. Hale Resident of the Year Award”: Awarded to the surgical resident who represents the ideals of an outstanding surgeon, Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ • “Intern of the Year Award”: Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ • Trainee Investigator Award: for excellence in scientific research, American Federation for Clinical Research, Washington DC • Certificate of Achievement: for an outstanding presentation, American Federation for Medical Research, Washington DC • “AST Trainee Travel Award”: American Society of Transplantation, Chicago, IL • Scholarship: Centre de Recherché Appliqués A La Chimiothérapie, Paris, France • Dr. E. Borges Fellowship: Tata Memorial Cancer Center & Hospital, Bombay, India • Bronze Medal: for Academic Achievement in Medicine, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha, Nagpur University, India • Indian Council of Medical Research Studentship Award: Worked on a Field Trial for Intermittent Short Term Chemotherapy for Tuberculosis • Bronze Medal: for Academic Achievement in Physiology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha, Nagpur University, IndiaMENTORED AWARDS: Awards received by Residents & Fellows • “Harvey Baker Fellow Award”: Plenary Session presentation at the Society of Surgical Oncology, March 2010. Mentor for the Surgical Fellow in training- Dr. Hamed Kargozaran. • “Merit Award”: Awarded for Research Paper by a Surgical Oncology Fellow Surgeon. American Society of Clinical Oncology-Gastrointestinal Cancers, Jan 2009. Mentor for 2 of the Surgical Fellows- Dr. Michael Nichol and Dr. Vanita Ahuja. • “Merit Award”: Awarded for Research Paper by a Surgical Oncology Fellow Surgeon. American Society of Clinical Oncology May 2008. Mentor for the Surgical Fellow- Dr. William C. Conway. • 1st Place. Awarded for Best Research Paper by a Resident Surgeon. American College of Surgeons- San Diego Chapter. San Diego, Apr 2006. Mentor for the Resident- Dr. Lea Matsuoka.
    • HONORABLE LISTINGS • “America’s Top Surgeons”: Listed by Consumers’ Research Council of America. • “Best Doctors”: Peer reviewed listing of America’s Best Doctors. Listed by Best Doctors, Inc.EDITORIAL BOARDS / GUEST EDITOR / REVIEWER • Annals of Surgical Oncology (ad hoc) • Journal of American College of Surgeons (ad hoc) • American Journal of Transplantation (ad hoc) • Liver Transplantation (ad hoc) • Current Opinions in Organ Transplantation (Guest Editor) • Liver International (ad hoc) • Gastroenterology (ad hoc) • American Journal of Gastroenterology (ad hoc) • Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention (ad hoc)TEACHING EXPERIENCE • Fellows & Residents- Clinical & Basic Science Lectures • John Wayne Cancer Institute, St. John’s Health Center, Santa Monica, CA • Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California- University Hosp, Los Angeles, CA • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics-Iowa City, IA • Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ • Royal Liverpool University Hospital- Liverpool, UK • Tata Memorial Hospital and Cancer Center, Bombay, India • Medical Student Lectures: Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, CA • Have taught graduating chief residents/ physicians at national board certifying courses conducted by the Osler’s Institute to provide a comprehensive review for certification at the American Boards of Surgery Qualifying Exams for both the written and orals • ATLS training: Have trained physicians of all levels from different specialties for Trauma Surgery • Operating Room Training: Trained Residents & Fellows through most minor & major surgeries • Teaching Rounds: Resident and Fellow training at all levels through out my medical career • Lectures/ in-services for Nurses • Lectures to the Community, Wellness Organizations & Support Groups (Cancer, Transplant etc)
    • PUBLICATIONS: Papers 1. MB Nicholl, V Ahuja, WC Conway, S Gagandeep. Small bowel adenocarcinoma: Understaged and Undertreated? Annals of Surgical Oncology, 2009; In Press. 2. MB Nicholl MB, WC Conway, A Bilchik, S Gagandeep. Should Microwave Energy Be Preferred to Radiofrequency Energy for Ablation of Malignant Liver Tumors? J of Interventional Oncology, 2009; In Press. 3. Kumar SR. Scehnet JS. Ley EJ. Singh J. Krasnoperov V. Liu R. Manchanda PK. Ladner RD. Hawes D. Weaver FA. Beart RW. S Gagandeep. Nguyen C. Kahn M. Gill PS. Preferential induction of EphB4 over EphB2 and its implication in colorectal cancer progression. Cancer Research, 2009;69(9): 3736-45 4. WC Conway, S Gagandeep. Operative Blood Loss and Survival in Pancreatic Cancer. Archives of Surgery, 2009, 144(6): 594. 5. WC Conway, SH Telian, N Wasif, S Gagandeep. Type VI Biliary Cyst. Surgery Today, 2009, 39(1):77-9 6. C Conway, G Campos, S Gagandeep. Choledochal cyst during pregnancy: the patients first pregnancy was complicated by a congenital anomaly. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2009; 200: 588.e1-2. 7. L Matsuoka, M Stapfer, N Jabbour, R Mateo, R Selby, S Gagandeep. Left extended hepatectomy for a metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumor after a disease-free interval of 17 years. Surgery Today, 2007; 37(1):70-3 8. T Clark, L Matsuoka, N Jabbour, R Mateo, Y Genyk, R Selby, S Gagandeep. Gallbladder Mass with CA 19-9 in the Thousands: Malignant or Benign Pathology? Surgery Today, 2007; 37(4):342-4 9. S Gagandeep, A Artinyan, N Jabbour, R Mateo, L Sher, Y Genyk, R Selby. Extended pancreatectomy with resection of the celiac axis: The Modified Appleby Operation. American Journal of Surgery, 2006; 192(3):330-5 10. S Gagandeep, R Selby. Laparoscopic Liver Resections- Extent of Resection defines Length of Stay. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, 2006; 10(8):1188 11. L Matsuoka, N Jabbour, R Selby S Gagandeep. Successful transplantation of a DCD liver in a recipient with MELD score of 40. Transplantation, 2006; 82(5):716-7 12. R Mateo. Gagandeep S, L Sher, R Selby, Y Genyk. Utility versus utilization of DCD liver allografts. American Journal of Transplantation. 2007; 7(1):263 13. R Mateo, R Henderson, N Jabbour, S Gagandeep, A Goldsberry, L Sher, Y Qazi, R Selby, Y Genyk. Living related donor nephrectomy in transfusion refusing donors. Transplant Internat. 2007; 20: 490-96 14. N Jabbour, S Gagandeep. The safest way to play domino. Liver Transplantation. 2006; 12(7):1175 15. N Jabbour, S Gagandeep, H Shah, R Mateo, M Stapfer, Y Genyk, L Sher, , M Zwierzchoniewska, R Selby, G Zeger. Impact of Transfusion-Free Program in non-Jehovah’s Witnesses patients undergoing Liver Transplantation. Archives of Surgery, 2006; 14: 913-917
    • 16. Mateo R, Cho Y, S Gagandeep, Stapfer M, Donovan J, Kahn J, Fong T-L, Sher L, Jabbour N, Aswad S, Selby R, Genyk Y . Risk Factors for Graft Survival after Liver Transplantation from Donation after Cardiac Death Donors: An Analysis of OPTN/UNOS Data. American Journal of Transplantation, 2006; 6:791-7617. S Gagandeep, L Matsuoka, N Jabbour, R Mateo, Y W Cho, Y Genyk, J Cicciarelli, S Aswad, R Selby. Expanding the Donor Kidney Pool: Utility of Renal Allografts Procured in a Setting of Uncontrolled Cardiac Death- American Journal of Transplantation, 2006. 6: 1682-168818. H Zaghla H, RR Selby, LS Chan, JA Kahn, JA Donovan, N Jabbour, Y Genyk, R Mateo, S Gagandeep, LS Sher, E Ramicone, TL Fong. A comparison of sirolimus vs. calcineurin inhibitor- based immunosuppressive therapies in liver transplantation. Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics. 2006; 23(4):513-2019. N Jabbour, S Gagandeep, R Mateo, L Sher, R Selby, Y Genyk. Transfusion Free Surgery: Single Institution Experience of 27 Consecutive Liver Transplants in Jehovah’s Witnesses. J Am Coll of Surg 2005; 201(3):412-720. N Jabbour, S Gagandeep, Y Genyk, R Selby, R Mateo. Caval Preservation With Reconstruction Of The Hepatic Veins Using Caval-Common Iliac Bifurcation Graft For Domino Liver Transplantation. Liver Transplantation, 2006; 12: 324-32521. N Jabbour, S Gagandeep, K Bramstedt, M Brenner, R Mateo, R Selby, Y Genyk. To do or not to do Living Donor Hepatectomy in Jehovah’s Witnesses: Single Institution Experience of the first 13 Resections. American Journal of Transplantation 2005; 5(5):1141-522. R Mateo, M Stapfer, S Gagandeep, L Sher, N Jabbour, RR Selby, Y Genyk. Pancreaticoduodenectomy in adults with congenital intestinal rotation disorders. Pancreas. 2005; 31(4):413-523. R Mateo, S Gagandeep, N Jabbour, S Palmer, Y Genyk, L Roman. Optimal cytoreduction after combined resection and radiofrequency ablation of hepatic metastases from recurrent malignant ovarian tumors. Gynecologic Oncology. 2005; 97(1):266-7024. K Grubb, S Gagandeep, G Chatzoulis, N Basa, S Palmer A Correa, N Jabbour. Surgical Clips: a nidus for foreign body reaction after hepatic resection. Surgical Laparoscopy Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques 2005; 15(6):363-525. N Jabbour N, S Gagandeep, AC Peilin AC, B Boland, R Mateo, Y Genyk, R Selby, G Zeger. Recombinant human coagulation factor VIIa in Jehovahs Witness patients undergoing liver transplantation. American Surgeon. 2005; 71(2):175-926. N Jabbour, M Brenner, S Gagandeep, A Lin, R Mateo, R Selby, Y Genyk. Major Hepatobiliary Surgery during Pregnancy: Safety and Timing. American Surgeon.2005; 71: 354-35827. N Jabbour, S Gagandeep, R Mateo, L Sher, E Strum, J Donovan, J Kahn, C Peyre, R Henderson, TL Fong, R Selby, Y Genyk. Live donor liver transplantation without blood products: Strategies developed for Jehovah’s Witnesses offer broad application. Annals of Surgery. 2004; 240:350-35728. V Holland, D Harrell, Y Genyk, S Gagandeep, R Mateo. Iliac Vein Compression (May-Thurner) syndrome after kidney –pancreas transplantation. Surgical Rounds. 2004; In Press.
    • 29. N Jabbour, S Gagandeep, D Thomas, F Watanabe, R Mateo, L Sher, R Selby, Y Genyk. Transfusion-Free Techniques in Pediatric Live Donor Liver Transplantation. JPGN- Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition.2005; 40:521-52330. J Hall, S Gagandeep, D Hood, R Mateo, F Weaver, R Selby, Y Genyk, Nicolas Jabbour. Management of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in a patient with End Stage Liver Disease. American Journal of Transplantation. 2004; 4: 666-6831. R Mateo, S Gagandeep, N Jabbour, Y Genyk. New horizons in kidney transplantation. Seminars in Anesthesia, Perioperative Medicine and Pain 2004; 23: 42-5132. C Peyre, M Wakim, R Mateo, Y Genyk, S Gagandeep, R Selby, N Jabbour. Unusual Cases of Jaundice Secondary to Non-Neoplastic Bile Duct Obstruction. Amer Surgeon.2004; 70:620-433. E Strum, N Jabbour, S Gagandeep, R Selby. Transplantation in Jehovah’s Witness Population: Bloodless Surgery Allows Options. Seminars in Anesthesia, Perioperative Medicine and Pain 2004; 23: 66-7034. N Jabbour, S Gagandeep, Y Genyk, R Mateo, L Sher, R Henderson, R Selby. Staging Hepatectomy in Live Donor Liver Transplantation in a Jehovah’s Witness Patient. Journal of Hepato-Biliary- Pancreatic Surgery. 2004: 11(3):211-435. R Young, S Gagandeep, E Grant, S Palmer, R Mateo, Y Genyk, R Selby, N Jabbour. Gastroduodenal artery pseudoaneurysm secondary to pancreatic head biopsy. Journal of Ultrasound Medicine. 2004; 23: 997-100136. R Mateo, L Sher, S Gagandeep, N Jabbour, L Chan, R Selby, M El-Shahawy, Y Genyk. Comparison of Outcomes in Non-complicated and in higher risk donors after standard versus hand-assisted laparoscopic nephrectomy. American Surgeon 2003; 69(9):771-837. G Heestand, N Jabbour, R Mateo, Y Genyk, S Gagandeep, R Selby, Sher L. Pseudoaneursysm of the hepatic arterial vasculature. American Surgeon. 2005; in press.38. G Heestand, L Sher, J Lightfoote, S Palmer, R Mateo, S Gagandeep, J Moser, R Selby, Y Genyk, N Jabbour. Characteristics and management of splenic artery aneurysm in liver transplant candidates and recipients. American Surgeon. 2003: 69(11):933-4039. S Gagandeep, R Selby, Y Genyk, R Mateo, L Sher, N Jabbour. Using Hepatitis-positive donors for solid organ transplantation. Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation. 2003; 8: 341-347.40. S Gagandeep, N Jabbour, Y Genyk, R Selby. Restricting fresh frozen plasma in hepatic resections. J Am Coll of Surg 2003; 197:339-4041. N Jabbour, S Gagandeep, R Mateo, L Sher, R Selby. Y Genyk. Left porta hepatic shunt: A novel technique to decrease excessive portal venous inflow during live donor liver transplantation. J Am Coll of Surg 2003; 197:1056-5742. H Mahli, A Irani, S Gagandeep, S Gupta. Isolation of human progenitor liver epithelial cells with extensive replication capacity and differentiation into mature hepatocytes. J of Cell Science. 115:2679-8, 200243. M Ott, Q Ma, B Li, S Gagandeep, LE Rogler and S. Gupta. Regulation of hepatitis B virus expression in progenitor and differentiated cell types: evidence for negative transcriptional control in nonpermissive cells. Gene Expression. 8:175-186, 2000
    • 44. S Gagandeep, Rajvanshi P, Sokhi R, Slehria S, Palestro CJ, Bhargava KK, Gupta S. Transplanted hepatocytes engraft, survive and proliferate in the liver of rats with carbon tetrachloride- induced cirrhosis. J Pathol. 191(1): 78-85, 200045. S Gagandeep, R Sokhi, S Slehria, GR Gorla, J Furgiuele, RA DePinho, S Gupta. Hepatocyte transplantation improves survival in mice with liver failure induced by hepatic overexpression of Mad1 transcription factor. Molecular Therapy: the Journal of American Society of Gene Therapy 1(4):358-365, 200046. S Gagandeep, M Ott, P Nisen, RA DePinho, S Gupta. Overexpression of Mad transcription factor inhibits proliferation of human hepatocellular carcinoma cells along with tumor formation in immunodeficient animals. J Gene Med 2(2): 117-127, 200047. Gupta S, Malhi H, S Gagandeep, Novikoff PM. Liver repopulation with hepatocyte transplantation: new avenues for gene and cell therapy. J Gene Med 1(6):386-392, 199948. S Gagandeep, P Novikoff, S Gupta. Paclitaxel shows cytotoxic activity in human hepatocellular carcinoma cell lines. Cancer Letters.136(1): 109-118, 199949. S Gagandeep, M Ott, R Sokhi, S Gupta. Rapid clearance of syngeneic transplanted hepatocytes following transduction with E-1-deleted adenovirus indicates early host immune responses and offers novel ways for studying viral vector, target cell and host interactions. Gene Therapy. 6(5):729-736, 199950. C Guha, A Sharma, S Gupta, A Alfieri, GR Gorla, S Gagandeep, RP Sokhi, , N Roy Chowdhury, KE Tanaka, B Vikram, J Roy Chowdhury. Amelioration of radiation induced liver damage in partially hepatectomized rats by hepatocyte transplantation. Cancer Research. 59:5871-74, 199951. P Rajvanshi, DL Liu, M Ott, S Gagandeep, ML Schilsky, Gupta S. Fractionation of rat hepatocyte subpopulations with varying metabolic potential, proliferative capacity, and retroviral gene transfer efficiency. Experimental Cell Research. 244(2): 405-419, 199852. M Ott, R Stockert, Q Ma, S Gagandeep, and S. Gupta. Regulation of retroviral gene transfer efficacy in the human hepatoma cell line HuH-7.MCAT-1.7 expressing the mouse cationic amino acid transporter/ ecotropic retrovirus receptor (MCAT-1). Journal of Biological Chemistry. 273(19): 11954-11961, 199853. Rajvanshi P, Bhargava KK, Afriye M, Camaya M, S Gagandeep, Vasa SRG, Palestro CJ, Gupta S. Human serum albumin microspheres approximate initial organ-specific biodistributions of transplanted hepatocytes and are effective cell surrogates for safety studies. Cell Transplantation 3:275-283, 199854. S Gagandeep, B Green, GJ Poston, Z Galzie, R Sutton, AR Kinsella. Expression of basic Fibroblast Growth Factor in colorectal carcinoma. International Journal of Oncology. 8: 191-195, 199655. S Gagandeep, R Brew, SE Christmas, B Green, D Klatzmann, GJ Poston, AR Kinsella. Prodrug activated gene therapy: Involvement of an immunological component in the “bystander effect”. Cancer Gene Therapy 3: 83-88, 199656. S Gagandeep, S Gupta. Restriction of tumoricidal gene therapy to selected hepatocellular carcinoma cells. Hepatology 24: 1317-1319, 199657. S Gagandeep, GJ Poston, AR Kinsella. Gene Therapy in Surgical Oncology. Annals of Surgical Oncology 2(2): 179-188, 1995
    • 58. M Caruso, Y Panis, S Gagandeep, D Houssin, JL Salzmann, D Klatzmann. Regression of established macroscopic liver metastases after in situ transduction of a suicide gene. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 90: 7024-7028, 1993 59. J Divatia, SC Shah, AR Fakih, S Gagandeep. Co-existing peripheral and intracranial cavernous haemangiomas. Anesthesia and Intensive Care. 20(2) 243, 1992 60. S Gagandeep, R Badwe, S Sharma, RK Deshpande, PB Desai. Carcinoma of the Thyroid in Children: not as malignant as in adults. Indian Journal of Surgery. 54(6) 267-273, 1992PUBLICATIONS: Abstracts 1. H Kargozaran, M Shin, S Gagandeep. Invasive IPMN and MCN: Same organ, different outcomes? (Annals of Surg Oncol, 17; Supp1; S6, 2010) 2. S Steen, W C Conway, C Guerra, M Shin, S Gagandeep. 90% Hepatectomy With A Porto-Hepatic Shunt In A Canine Model: A Feasibility Study (Annals of Surg Oncol, 17; Supp1; S102, 2010) 3. MB Nicholl, V Ahuja, WC Conway, S Gagandeep. Small bowel adenocarcinoma: Understaged and Undertreated? (American Society of Clinical Oncology GI Proceedings 2009, Pg 190 Abstract 155) 4. V Ahuja, S Bagaria, D Chang, S Gagandeep. Hepatocellular Cancer in the United States: Do race and birthplace impact survival? (American Society of Clinical Oncology GI Proceedings 2009, Pg 122 Abstract 125) 5. MB Nicholl MB, WC Conway, A Bilchik, S Gagandeep. Should microwave energy be preferred to radiofrequency energy for malignant liver tumor ablation(American Society of Clinical Oncology GI Proceedings 2009, Pg 200 Abstract 280) 6. V Ahuja, MB Nicholl, S Gagandeep. Does lack of surgical treatment contribute to disparities in race outcome in small bowel tumors? (American Association for Cancer Research) AACR Cancer Health Disparities Conference 2009 (B70) 7. V Ahuja, A Fleisig, D Chang, S Gagandeep. Is laparoscopic surgery as safe as open resection for liver tumors? (22911) SAGES 2009. 8. V Ahuja, A. Fleisig, S Gagandeep. Role of radiation in treatment of Primary Liver Sarcoma. (American Society of Clinical Oncology GI Proceedings 2009, Pg 189 Abstract 258) 9. WC Conway, N Wasif, S Gagandeep, DL Morton. Survival following surgical treatment of hepatic melanoma metastases. J Clin Oncol 26: 2008 (May 20 Suppl; Abstract 9015) 10. T Steljes, J Almeda, S Gagandeep, R Mateo, L Sher, M Stapfer, R Mateo, R Selby ,Y Genyk. Surgical Management of Locally Advanced Pancreatic and Peripancreatic Neoplasm’s involving Major Visceral Arteries. HPB. 2008, Volume 10: Suppl 2, 41(Abstract 55). 11. S Gagandeep, R Mateo, N Jabbour, R Selby, Y Genyk. LDLT- Bloodless Donor Hepatectomy. HPB 2008, Feb, p24. 12. J Kahn, J Pena, G Kanel, S Iqbal, A El-Khoueiry, J Donovan, TL Fong, S Hanks, D Harrel, M Katz, V Marx, W Boswell, V Duddalwar, E Grant, S Palmer, W Bant, M Hart, Y Genyk, N Jabbour, R Mateo, R Selby, L Sher, S Gagandeep, JR Daniels. Intra-arterial infusion with cisplatin and mitomycin for hepatocellular cancer prior to orthotopic liver transplantation. Pathologic
    • evaluation of response. The American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD), 2006, Hepatology, Vol. 44, Suppl.1, No. 4.13. N Jabbour, S Gagandeep, H Shah, R Mateo, L Sher, Y Genyk, R Selby. Transfusion-Free Surgery Program: The Impact on Institutional Blood Utilization. Pacific Coast Surgical Association, 77th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, (Abstract 69).14. Y Genyk, L Sher, Bryant Morrison, R Mateo, S Palmer, S Gagandeep, N Jabbour, R Selby. Right Hepatic Lobe Donors: Late follow-up measures impact on medical, financial and psychosocial health. Live Donor Nephrectomy in Blood Transfusion- Ineligible patients. 2005; Amer J Transplantation. Volume 5, Suppl 11, (Abstract 957).15. R Mateo, S Gagandeep, M Stapfer, N Jabbour, L Sher, R Selby, Y Genyk. Outcomes in Live Donor Laparoscopic Nephrectomy Versus “Mini-Incision”- Anterior retroperitoneal approach. 2005; Amer J Transplantation. Volume 5, Suppl 11, (Abstract 771).16. R Mateo, S Gagandeep, Y Genyk, M Stapfer, R Henderson, L Sher, R Selby, N Jabbour. Live Donor Nephrectomy in Blood Transfusion- Ineligible patients. 2005; Amer J Transplantation. Volume 5, Suppl 11, (Abstract 563).17. N Jabbour, S Gagandeep, R Selby, Y Genyk. Graffe hepatique a partir de donneur vivant sans transfusion sanguine. XXXVI emes Journees de chirurgie hepato-biliaire, Paris, France.2005.18. MT Barnes, S Gagandeep, N Jabbour, Y Genyk, L Sher, R Selby, R Mateo. Sirolimus as a Risk Factor for Incisional Hernias Following Liver Transplantation. Western Medical Student Research Forum, Carmel, CA, 2005, Feb19. JA Donovan, HE Zaghla , TL Fong, JA Kahn, Y Cho, S Gagandeep, R Mateo, LS Sher, N Jabbour, RR Selby, Genyk Y. Comparison of CT and MRI Estimated Graft Volume Before Donor Hepatectomy Versus Actual Donor Graft Volume. 2004, Hepatology 40 (4), Suppl 1: 563A20. R Mateo, N Jabbour, Sher L, S Gagandeep, R Selby, S Palmer, Y Genyk. Combined resection and radiofrequency ablation of hepatic metastases from malignant ovarian tumors. Southeastern Surgical Congress, 2004. Feb 2004.21. Y Genyk, L Sher, R Mateo, S Gagandeep, R Selby, N Jabbour. Risk factors in the development of biliary strictures after right lobe live donor liver transplantation. 2004; HPB: Volume 6, Suppl 1:32.22. G Heestand, B Morrison, N Jabbour, R Mateo, S Palmer, S Gagandeep Y Genyk, R Selby, L Sher,. Late complications of retained gall stones spilled during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. 2004; HPB: Volume 6, Suppl 1:43.23. M El- Shahawy, J Cicciarelli, S Gagandeep, M Koss, R Selby, R Mateo. Acute Humoral Rejection: A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenge. International HLA and Transplantation Conference, Los Angeles, CA 2004.24. N Jabbour, S Gagandeep. Live donor liver transplantation without blood products: Strategies developed for Jehovah’s Witnesses offer broad application. Congress De Chirurgie Digestive du CHU de Nice. 2003: 49.25. S Gagandeep, R Mateo, Y Genyk, L Sher, R Selby, N Jabbour. Major Hepatobiliary surgery during pregnancy- Safety and Timing. 2004; HPB: Volume 6, Suppl 1: 81. (The official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association).
    • 26. N Jabbour, S Gagandeep, R Mateo, L Sher, R Selby, Y Genyk. Live Donor Liver Transplantation in Children- Guidelines for transfusion free techniques. 2004; HPB: Volume 6, Suppl 1:67.27. M El-Shahawy, J Cicciarelli, S Gagandeep, M Koss, RR Selby R Mateo. Acute humoral rejection: a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. Amer J of Transplantation. 2004; 4 (Suppl 8): 279.28. H Zaghla, RR Selby, JA. Kahn, E Ramicone, JA. Donovan, N Jabbour, Y Genyk, R Mateo, S Gagandeep, LS Sher, L Chan, T Fong. A comparison of immunosuppressive regimens in liver transplantation: primary sirolimus vs. Combination calcineurin inhbitors- sirolimus vs. Primary calcineurin inhibitors. Hepatology. 200329. C Guha, B Vikram, S Gupta, A Sharma, A Alfieri, S Gagandeep, RP Sokhi, GR Gorla., KE Tanaka, J Roy Chowdhury. Hepatocyte transplantation repopulates the liver and increases survival after partial hepatectomy and whole liver irradiation in F344 rats. Gastroenterology. 1998; 114 (4): A125030. S Slehria, S Gagandeep, Q Ma, R Sokhi, L Guan, J Furgiuele, RA DePinho, S Gupta. C-myc antagonism with perturbation of G0/G1 transit leads to hepatocyte ablation and subacute liver failure. Hepatology. 1998; 28(4): 520A31. S Slehria, S Gagandeep, P Rajvanshi, R Sokhi, J Furgiuele, K Bhargava, C Palestro, S Gupta. Long-term repopulation with transplanted hepatocytes in cirrhotic F344 rats. Hepatology. 1998; 28(4): 358A32. M Ott, Q Ma, S Gagandeep, LE Rogler, S Gupta. Interactions among transcription factors and their repressors differentially regulate HBV enhancer I and PreS1 promoter in hepatocytes, stem cells and fibroblasts. Hepatology. 1997; 22 (4): 270A33. S Gagandeep, M Ott, R Sokhi, S Gupta. Loss of adenovirally transduced cells rather transgene extinction is rate limiting in adenoviral hepatic gene therapy. Gastroenterology. 1997; 112 (4): A126934. S Gagandeep, M Ott, R Sokhi, S Gupta. Hepatocyte transplantation systems provide evidence for clearance of adenovirally transduced cells as against transgene extinction. Journal of Investigative Medicine. 1997; 45: 259A35. S Gagandeep, M Ott, P Nisen, R Depinho, S Gupta. Arrest of hepatic oncogenesis and growth factor expansion by the c-myc antagonist MAD transcription factor. Hepatology. 1996; 24 (4): 194A36. S Gagandeep, P Novikoff, M Ott, S Gupta. Paclitaxel exhibits anti-tumor activity in hepatocellular carcinoma cell lines. Hepatology. 1996; 1996; 24 (4): 348A37. S Gagandeep, M Ott, P Nisen, R Depinho, S Gupta. Inhibition of c-myc transactivation by mad transcription factor interrupts cycling in hepatocellular carcinoma. Journal of Investigative Medicine. 1996; 44: 281A38. S Gagandeep, P Novikoff, S Gupta. Retroviral hepatic gene transfer through intrasplenic transplantation of allogeneic producer cells. Journal of Investigative Medicine. 1996; 44: 327A39. M Ott, RJ Stockert, S Gagandeep, S. Gupta. Efficient retroviral gene transfer requires modulation of both viral receptor expression and cell cycling. Hepatology. 1996; 24 (4): 137A
    • 40. M Ott, RJ Stockert, S Gagandeep, S. Gupta. Simultaneous modulation of viral receptor expression and cell cycling is necessary for maximizing retroviral gene transfer. Gene Therapy, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York. 1996; 233 41. M Ott, S Gagandeep, S. Gupta. Modulation of retroviral receptor activity and cell cycling independently regulate retroviral gene transfer. Journal of Investigative Medicine. 1996; 44: 278A 42. P Rajvanshi, K Bhargava, S Gagandeep, C Palestro, S Gupta. 99m-Tc-Labelled human serum albumin microspheres are effective and degradable cell surrogates for analyzing safety of hepatocyte transplantation. Hepatology. 1995; 20 (4): 212A 43. S Gagandeep, GJ Poston, AR Kinsella. Suicide gene therapy: “The Bystander Effect” has a definite immunologic component. European Journal of Surgical Oncology. 1995; 21: 112-113 44. S Gagandeep, R Brew, SE Christmas, B Green, D Klatzmann, GJ Poston, AR Kinsella. Involvement of an immunological component in the bystander effect. Cancer Gene Therapy. 1995; 2 (4): 332 45. P Rajvanshi, D Liu, M Ott, S Gagandeep, S Gupta. Cell-ploidy based fractionation of hepatocyte subpopulations for highly efficient retroviral gene transfer. Hepatology. 1995; 20 (4): 219A 46. S Gagandeep, Caruso M, Panis Y, Houssin D, Salzmann JL, Klatzmann D. Regression of established macroscopic liver metastases after in situ transduction of a suicide gene. Proceedings of the XVI International Cancer Congress (UICC). 1994; Pg.91 (OPB44-03)DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS • S Gagandeep. Treatment of metastatic carcinoma of the liver using the HSV1-TK suicide gene. René Descartes University, Paris. (Preceptor: Prof. D. Houssin) (1993) • S Gagandeep. Thyroid malignancies in the young. University of Bombay, India. (Preceptor: Prof. P.B. Desai) (1988)
    • BOOK CHAPTERS 1. S Gagandeep, L Matsuoka, R Selby, N Jabbour. Surgical Management of Primary Malignant and Benign Tumors of the Liver in “Principles And Practice Of Surgical Oncology- Multidisciplinary Approach to Difficult Problems” 2nd Edition, Editors Silberman & Silberman, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009, (ISBN-13: 978-0-7817-6546-6; ISBN-10: 0-7817-6546-3). 2. N Jabbour, S Ram, S Gagandeep. Solid Organ Transplantation in “Perioperative Transfusion Medicine 2nd Edition” Editors Spiess/Spence/Shander, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006, (ISBN 0781737559). 3. N Jabbour, R Young, S Ram, R Selby, Y Genyk, S Gagandeep. Feasibility of Transfusion-Free Medicine and Surgery in Clinical Practice in “Transfusion Free Medicine and Surgery” Ed. Jabbour N, Blackwell Publishing, London, 2005, (ISBN 1405121599). 4. S Gagandeep, P Rajvanshi, S Gupta. Orthotopic Liver Transplantation: in ‘TheLiver in Biology and Disease’. Ed. Bittar EE, Elsevier Sciences, Amsterdam, 2004, 525-42. (ISBN 0-7623-1123-1).PUBLICATIONS: In Review and In Preparation 1. S Steen, C Conway, H Kargozaran, S Gagandeep. Development of a Clinically Relevant Canine Model for 90% Extended Hepatectomy". American Journal of Physiology - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology In Review (GI-00017-2010). 2. H Kargozaran, C Moran, S Steen, M Shin, S Gagandeep. Invasive IPMN and MCN: Same organ, different outcomes? In Preparation for the Annals of Surgical Oncology, March 2010, In review. 3. C Moran, H Kargozaran, S Steen, S Gagandeep. Pancreatojejunostomy stricture after a whipple- surgical correction with a roux-en-Y lateral pancreatojejunostomy. In Preparation. 4. C Moran, H Kargozaran, S Steen, S Gagandeep. Superior mesenteric artery occlusion with profound pneumotosis intestinalis and portal venous air from pancreatic cancer. In Preparation. 5. V Ahuja, S Bagaria, D Chang, S Gagandeep. Hepatocellular Cancer in the United States: Do race and birthplace impact survival? In Preparation. 6. V Ahuja, A Fleisig, D Chang, S Gagandeep. Is laparoscopic surgery as safe as open resection for liver tumors? (22911). In Preparation. 7. Genyk Y, R Selby, R Mateo, S Gagandeep. Pushing the limit for pancreatic resections- Pancreatoduodenectomy with Resection of the Superior Mesenteric Artery and Vein with Intestinal Re-implantation. In Preparation. 8. WC Conway, N Wasif, DL Morton, S Gagandeep. Prolonged survival following surgical therapy of hepatic melanoma metastases. In Review. 9. S Steen, C Tokin, S Gagandeep. Mirrizi’s syndrome mimicking a Klatskin tumor with an extremely high CA 19-9 of 53,000. In preparation.
    • KEY PRESENTATIONS at International & National Conferences 1. S Gagandeep. LDLT- Bloodless Donor Hepatectomy. International Hepato-Pancreato-Billiary Association- 8th World Congress. Mumbai, India, Feb 2008. 2. S Gagandeep. Is Laparoscopic Liver Resection indicated for all Metastatic Disease? American College Surgeons- 93rd Annual Clinical Congress, New Orleans, Oct 2007. 3. L Matsuoka, R Selby, S Gagandeep. Expanding the Donor Kidney Pool: Utility of Renal Allografts in setting of Uncontrolled Cardiac Death. American College of Surgeons- San Diego Chapter. San Diego, Apr 2006. (Paper was awarded- 1st Place: Surgical Residents Competition). 4. S Gagandeep, R Mateo, YW Cho, R Selby. Doubling the donor pool: Non-heart-beating donors a reliable source of kidneys: Analysis of UNOS Database 1995-2002. Association of Organ Procurement Organizations, AOPO 22nd Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, June 2005. 5. S Gagandeep, R Mateo, N Jabbour, Y W Cho, J Cicciarelli, Y Iwaki, M El-Shahawy, R R Selby. Increasing the donor pool: Uncontrolled Non-heart-beating donors a reliable source of kidneys: Analysis of UNOS Data. American Transplant Congress, Boston, May 2004. 6. S Gagandeep, S Gupta. Loss of adenovirally transduced cells rather than transgene extinction is rate limiting in adenoviral hepatic gene therapy. The 97th Annual Meeting: American Gastroenterological Association, WashingtonDC, May 1997 7. S Gagandeep, S Gupta. Hepatocyte transplantation systems provide evidence for clearance of adenovirally transduced cells as against transgene extinction. American Federation for Medical Research, Biomedicine ’97, Apr Washington DC. 1997 8. S Gagandeep, R DePinho, S Gupta. Arrest of hepatic oncogenesis and growth factor expansion by the c-myc antagonist MAD transcription factor. American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), Chicago, Nov 1996 9. S Gagandeep, P Novikoff, S Gupta. Paclitaxel exhibits anti-tumor activity in hepatocellular carcinoma cell lines. American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), Chicago, Nov1996 10. S Gagandeep, R DePinho, S Gupta. Inhibition of C-MYC transactivation by MAD transcription Factor interrupts cycling in HCC. American Federation for Clinical Research, Biomedicine ’96, Washington DC, May 1996 11. S Gagandeep, D Klatzman, G Poston, AR Kinsella. Prodrug activated gene therapy: Involvement of an immunological component in the “bystander effect”. Fourth International Conference on Gene Therapy for Cancer, San Diego, Nov 1995 12. S Gagandeep, D Klatzman, G Poston, AR Kinsella. Suicide gene therapy: The “Bystander Effect” has a definite immunologic component. British Association of Surgical Oncology, London, Royal College of Surgeons, Nov1994. 13. S Gagandeep, M Caruso, D Klatzman, D Houssin. Regression of established macroscopic liver metastases after in situ transduction of a suicide gene and an insight into the “bystander effect”. UICC: XVI International Cancer Congress, New Delhi, Nov1994 14. S Gagandeep, M Caruso, D Klatzman, D Houssin. European Conference of Gene Therapy for Cancer, London. Regression of established macroscopic liver metastases after in situ transduction of the HSV1-TK suicide gene, Sept 1994
    • 15. S Gagandeep, P Jagannath, LJ DeSouza. Carcinoma of the Stomach: A Tata Memorial Hospital Experience. V National Cancer Congress, Madras, Jan 1992 16. S Gagandeep, P Jagannath, LJ DeSouza. The technique and results of Whipple Pancreatoduodenectomy. National Conference of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology, Trivandrum, Oct1991 17. S Gagandeep, P Jagannath, LJ DeSouza. Resection of pulmonary metastasis in colorectal carcinoma. Association of Surgeons of India, Hyderabad, Dec 1991 18. S Gagandeep, RK Deshpande, S Sharma, PB Desai. Chylothorax following surgery for Carcinoma Oesophagus. Indian Association of Surgical Oncology, Baroda, Sept 1991 19. S Gagandeep, RK Deshpande, S Sharma, PB Desai. Primary Melanomas of the Oesophagus Indian Association of Surgical Oncology, Baroda, Sept 1991GRAND ROUNDS- CME Lectures 1. Kern Medical Center, Bakersfield, CA. Advances in the Surgical Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer- Defining New Limits for Pancreatic Resection (Mar 2009). 2. Cancer Center Grand Rounds, Glendale Memorial Hospital, Glendale, CA. Advances in the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer- Defining New Limits for Pancreatic Resection (May 2008). 3. Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ. The Pancreas: Comedy of Errors- Challenging Conventional Wisdom (Jan 2008). 4. Cancer Center Grand Rounds- San Antonio Hospital, Uplands. Pushing the Limits for Pancreatic Cancer Surgery. (May 2007). 5. Cancer Center Grand Rounds- Fountain Valley Hospital, Fountain Valley, Surgical Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer (Jan 2007). 6. University of Southern California- Los Angeles. Pancreatic Surgery: Challenging Conventional Wisdom. (Dec 2006) 7. Cancer Center Grand Rounds- Fountain Valley Regional Hospital, Fountain Valley, CA. Liver Resectional Surgery for Primary and Metastatic Disease. (May 2005). 8. Irvine Regional Hospital and Medical Center, Irvine, CA. Hepatic Resection for Primary and Metastatic Disease. (Apr 2005). 9. Placentia- Linda Hospital, Placentia, CA. Living Donor Liver Transplantation- Current Status. (Jan 05) 10. University of Southern California- University Hospital, Los Angeles. Surgical Anatomy of the Liver Made Ridiculously Simple. (Oct 2004). 11. Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles. Hepatic Resection for Primary and Metastatic Disease. (Oct 2004). 12. Maricopa Medical Center-Phoenix. Update on Liver Transplantation. To do or not to do live donor liver transplantation. (Feb 2004). 13. Maricopa Medical Center-Phoenix. Electrosurgery for surgeons. (May 2002)
    • 14. Maricopa Medical Center-Phoenix. Surgical Options for Portal Hypertension. (Mar 2001) 15. University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City. Transplantation and Immunology: Liver Pancreas and Kidney Transplantation. (Nov. 1998)INVITED LECTURES / CME FACULTY 1. Faculty: Pancreas: A Compendium of Errors- Challenging Conventional Wisdom. John Wayne Cancer Institute, Santa Monica, CA (Sept 2009) 2. Invited Faculty: Pancreatic Cancer: Better Surgery, Better Drugs, and Better Survival- Optimism on the Horizon. Marina Del Rey Hospital, Marina Del Rey, CA (June 2009) 3. Invited Faculty: The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCan) - Pancreatic Cancer Symposium. The doctor-patient relationship. Settle, WA (May 2009) 4. Faculty: New Hope for Pancreatic Cancer- Pushing the limits for Pancreatic Surgery. Organized by Flora L. Thornton Community Health Education Program through St. John’s Hospital, Santa Monica, CA (Jan 2009) 5. Faculty: The Primary Care Challenge of Early Diagnosis of Pancreatic and Biliary Cancer. St. John’s Hospital, Santa Monica, CA (July 2008) 6. Invited Faculty: Advances in Pancreatic Surgery. Integris Baptist Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK (June 2008) 7. Faculty: Pancreatic, Hepatic and GI Surgery: Cutting Edge Developments and Technology. Chautauqua 2008 organized by St. John’s Health Center Foundation, Ojai, CA (Mar 2008) 8. Faculty: Surgical Management of Colorectal Cancer and Liver Metastasis. Colorectal Health Update organized by St. John’s Hospital and American Cancer Society, Santa Monica, CA (Mar 2008) 9. Faculty: Surgical Complexity of the Liver: Order beneath the Chaos, John Wayne Cancer Institute, Santa Monica, CA (Sept 2007) 10. Invited Faculty: Liver Transplantation. Montclair Hospital, Uplands, CA (May 2007) 11. Invited Faculty: Advances & Updates in the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer- Strategies for the management of colorectal cancer liver metastases. Norris Cancer Center, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. (Mar 2007) 12. Faculty: Management of colorectal liver metastases. University of Southern California- Los Angeles County Hospital, CA (Mar 2007) 13. Invited Faculty: Hepatic Resection/ Transplant for Primary and Metastatic Disease. UC Davis, Sacramento, CA (Dec 2006) 14. Invited Faculty: Liver Transplantation. Huntington Memorial Medical Center, LA, CA. (Oct ‘06) 15. Invited Faculty: Pushing the limits for hepatic resections. City of Angels Medical Center, LA, CA. (Sept ‘05)
    • 16. Invited Faculty: Order beneath the Chaos- The Liver. Histologic Simplicity belies its Surgical Complexity. Caltech, Pasadena, CA. (Jul 2005)17. Invited Faculty: Current of Status Living Donor Liver Transplantation. Monterey Park Hospital, Monterey Park, CA. (Jun 2005)18. Faculty: Algorithm for the management of colorectal liver metastasis. University of Southern California- Los Angeles County Hospital, CA (Jun 2005)19. Faculty: Ureteroureterostomies Vs Ureteroneocystomies for prevention of reflux and acute graft pyelonephritis. University of Southern California- University Hospital, CA (Apr 2005)20. Invited Faculty: Pushing the limits in the management of colorectal cancer; surgical therapy for metastasis to the liver. CME Event at Norris Cancer Center for Physicians. (Mar 2005)21. Faculty: Pulsatile perfusion for Extended Donor Kidneys. University of Southern California- University Hospital, CA (Aug 2004)22. Invited Faculty: Surgical therapy for Pancreatic Cancer. PanCan Cancer Group and the Orange County Wellness Community Center. Orange County. (May 2004)23. Invited Faculty: Surgical therapy for Metastatic Colon Cancer to the liver. Chapman Medical Center. Orange County. (Apr 2004)24. Invited Faculty: Integrated surgical management for colorectal metastasis to the liver. CME Event at Norris Cancer Center for Physicians. (Mar 2004)25. Invited Faculty: Tumors of the Liver and assessing resectability or the need for transplant. For the division Medical Oncology. (Feb 2004)26. Invited Faculty: Radiological anatomy of the liver and assessment of resectability of liver tumors. Maricopa Medical Center (Feb 2004)27. Invited Faculty: Living Donor Liver Transplantation: Current Status and Implications for Liver Tumors, Tata Memorial Hospital and Cancer Center, Mumbai, India (Jan 2004)28. Invited Faculty: Update on Liver Transplantation, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India (Jan 2004)29. Invited Faculty: Live Donor Liver Transplant, Asian Institute of Oncology, Mumbai, India (Dec 2003)30. Invited Faculty: Use of Hepatitis Cadaveric Organs. UNOS Region 5 OPO and Clinical Forum. LA, CA (Sept. 2003)31. Faculty: Update on Liver Transplantation (2003 Alumni Reunion), Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute, University of Southern California, CA ( Oct 2003)32. Faculty: Pulsatile perfusion of kidneys and the impact on graft function and survival. University of Southern California- University Hospital, CA (Sept 2002)33. Faculty: Transplantation and Immunology: of Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation. Department of Surgery, Grand Rounds, Iowa City, IA (Nov 1998)
    • 34. Faculty: Transplantation and Immunology: of Liver Transplantation. Department of Surgery, Grand Rounds, Iowa City, IA (Nov 1998). 35. Invited Faculty: 15th Annual Transplant Update Workshop. “The Organ Recovery Operation” Iowa City, IA (Apr 1999) 36. Invited Faculty: Chairman: Gene Therapy for Cancer at the XVI International Cancer Congress (UICC), New Delhi, India (Nov 1994) 37. Invited Faculty: Annual Conference of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in association with International College of Surgeons. Invited for the Laparoscopic Workshop, to demonstrate techniques for resection anastomosis for Ca Rectum using staplers. Hyderabad, India (Oct 1991)CURRENT CLINICAL & BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH1. Portahepatic shunting to extend the limits of hepatic resection. Principal Investigator: Gagandeep Singh, MD.2. Pancreatic Cancer cDNA Microarrays Analysis and its clinical correlation. Principal Investigator: Gagandeep Singh, MD.3. Signature Epigenetic Changes That Identify Pancreatic Cancer Progression. Principal Investigator: Gagandeep Singh, MD.4. Genetic Markers in Hepatic Neoplasms- Study the Expression of VGEF, EphB4, EphrinB2, EGFR in Hepatic Neoplasms (Primary versus Metastatic) and Correlation with Disease. Principal Investigator: Gagandeep Singh, MD. ( #HS-05-00060 )5. An Open-Label, Multi-Center Phase II Trial of Neoadjuvant Irinotecan in Combination with Infusional 5-FU, Leucovorin (FOLFIRI) Plus Bevacizumab in Patients with Unresectable Hepatic-Only Metastases of Colorectal Carcinoma”. Co-Investigator: Gagandeep Singh, MD; Principal Investigator: Heinz Lenz, MD, Sponsor: Pfizer; CRO: None; Protocol No. A5961065, 2005-Ongoing6. A Random-Assignment Study of Hepatic Arterial Infusion of Melphalan with Venous Filtration via Peripheral Hepatic Perfusion (PHP) (Delcath System) Versus Best Alternative Care for Ocular and Cutaneous Melanoma Metastatic to the Liver. Co-Investigator: Gagandeep Singh, MD; Protocol No. DSI MEL/MEL 2005-01, 2005-Ongoing