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Sylvia K. Plevritis, PhD   Download vCard
Associate Professor (Research) of Radiology and Stanford Health Policy Associate

Department of Radiology
Stanford Medical Center
Lucas P267
Stanford, CA 94305-5488

sylvia.plevritis@stanford.edu
(650) 498-5261 (voice)


Research Interests
the development of novel computational and informatics tools, relying on multi-modality, high-throughput data of molecular cancer signatures, in-vivo images and clinical outcomes


Sylvia Plevritis is an associate professor (research) of radiology and a CHP/PCOR associate. Her work involves the development of novel computational and informatics tools, relying on multi-modality, high-throughput data of molecular cancer signatures, in-vivo images and clinical outcomes.

Stanford Departments
Radiology




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On the verge of a revolution
Sylvia Plevritis was excited. It was December 2003, and she had just learned that the National Cancer Institute was offering grants to researchers in a variety of non-biological fields to study how cancerous tumors behave and grow. “At first I wasn’t focused on the molecular biology of the tumor, but on how to deliver data that a health policy-maker would need to recommend new clinical guidelines,” she says. “But as I grew more curious about cancer progression ...
December 5, 2011 in Scope (blog)

Researchers used advanced instrument to read cells' minds
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have taken a machine already in use for the measurement of impurities in semiconductors and used it to analyze immune cells in far more detail than has been possible before.
May 6, 2011 in Stanford Medical Center Report

The soul of a cell: Stanford researchers use advanced instrument to read cells' minds
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have taken a machine already in use for the measurement of impurities in semiconductors and used it to analyze immune cells in far more detail than has been possible before. Stanford co-authors are senior research scientist Peter Krutzik, PhD; postdoctoral researcher Karen Sachs, PhD; data analyst Rachel Finck; research assistant Angelica Trejo; graduate student Robert Bruggner; associate professor of radiology Sylvia Plevritis, PhD; and ...
May 5, 2011 in EurekAlert (press release)

New evidence of stem cells' pivotal role in cancer shown in Stanford study
Alizadeh and Gentles teamed up with assistant professor of hematology Ravindra Majeti, MD, PhD, and associate professor of radiology Sylvia Plevritis, PhD, ...
December 21, 2010 in EurekAlert (press release)

Breast tumor detection easier with age
Sylvia K. Plevritis of Stanford University School of Medicine said poorer rates of screening sensitivity in women in their 40s versus older women is ...
July 30, 2010 in UPI.com

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