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Welcome to the Melcher Lab.

Making better decisions through algorithms.  AI4Surgery

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The Melcher Lab works within the Stanford School of Medicine’s Division of Abdominal Transplant in the Department of Surgery.

We address surgical challenges with artificial intelligence and other algorithms to improve decision making.


Haaris Kadri - white coat ceremony

Haaris Kadri receives his white coat at the University of Colorado 

Congratulation to Haaris Kadri for going through the white coat ceremony at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.  Haaris has been working in our group for 3 years while he was an undergraduate at UC Berkeley.  

Mac Klinkachorn presented the alpha version of a device that can read the steatotic content of a liver biopsy at the American Transplant Congress in Boston, June 2022.

ATC, Boston, June 2022

Our work on assessing the steatotic using our AI algorithm was published in HPB.

Link to the presented paper: "Quantification of Donor Liver Steatosis Using an Unsupervised Artificial Intelligence Platform." 

Dr. Raja Narayan and Dr. Linfeng Yang presenting a poster at the American College of Surgeons meeting in October 2019

Dr. Narayan presenting "Artificial Intelligence May Detect Donor Liver Steatosis and Predict Early Post-Transplantation Graft Failure" at the Pacific Coast Surgical Association meeting in February 2020. Dr. Melcher served as the presentation's closer.

Link to the abstract "Artificial Intelligence May Detect Donor Liver Steatosis and Predict Early Post-Transplantation Graft Failure", which was presented at PSCA 2020 as well as the 2020 American Transplant Congress (ATC) meeting.

Contact The Melcher Lab

Stanford University School of Medicine - Department of General Surgery

PI: Dr. Marc Melcher
phone: (650) 498-5688

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