Department of Surgery faculty members, both physicians and scientists, are world-renown in their subspecialties. Faculty members are passionate in their clinical care and research practices, as well as being mentors for medical students and trainees. The department also invests significant funds to provide protected time and lab space for junior faculty to perform research.

Navpreet Kaur

Navpreet Kaur

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
1510 San Pablo St. Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Liver Transplantation in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease in the United States J Surg Res. 2020 Nov; 255:23-32. . View in PubMed

Bride burning: A unique and ongoing form of gender-based violence J Forensic Leg Med. 2020 Oct; 75:102035. . View in PubMed

One Dimensional ZnO Nanostructures: Growth and Chemical Sensing Performances Nanomaterials (Basel). 2020 Sep 29; 10(10). . View in PubMed

Partial Dehydration of Levothyroxine Sodium Pentahydrate in a Drug Product Environment: Structural Insights into Stability Mol Pharm. 2020 Sep 22. . View in PubMed

Development and application of multiplex PCR assay for the simultaneous detection of Babesia vogeli, Ehrlichia canis and Hepatozoon canis in dogs Acta Trop. 2020 Sep 16; 212:105713. . View in PubMed

Genetic comparison among various coronavirus strains for the identification of potential vaccine targets of SARS-CoV2 Infect Genet Evol. 2020 Jul 31; 104490. . View in PubMed

Biliary Internal Stents and Biliary Complications in Adult Liver Transplantation Transplant Proc. 2020 Jul 16. . View in PubMed

1D Titanium Dioxide: Achievements in Chemical Sensing Materials (Basel). 2020 Jul 03; 13(13). . View in PubMed

One-Dimensional Nanostructured Oxide Chemoresistive Sensors Langmuir. 2020 Jun 16; 36(23):6326-6344. . View in PubMed

Co-abuse of alprazolam augments the hepato-renal toxic effects of methylphenidate Indian J Pharmacol. 2020 May-Jun; 52(3):216-221. . View in PubMed

Carbamoylethyl locust bean gum: Synthesis, characterization and evaluation of its film forming potential Int J Biol Macromol. 2020 Apr 15; 149:348-358. . View in PubMed

Proximate composition and element contents of selected species of Ganoderma with reference to dietary intakes Environ Monit Assess. 2020 Apr 08; 192(5):270. . View in PubMed

Enzymes for pharmaceutical and therapeutic applications Biotechnol Appl Biochem. 2020 Apr 05. . View in PubMed

A Potential Role for Robotic Cholecystectomy in Patients with Advanced Liver Disease: Analysis of the NSQIP Database Am Surg. 2020 Apr 01; 86(4):341-345. . View in PubMed

Understanding the Oral Absorption of Irbesartan Using Biorelevant Dissolution Testing and PBPK Modeling AAPS PharmSciTech. 2020 Mar 09; 21(3):102. . View in PubMed

Regioselective Brønsted Acid-Catalyzed Annulation of Cyclopropane Aldehydes with N'-Aryl Anthranil Hydrazides: Domino Construction of Tetrahydropyrrolo[1,2-a]quinazolin-5(1H)ones J Org Chem. 2020 Mar 06; 85(5):3393-3406. . View in PubMed

UV-Enhanced Humidity Sensing of Chitosan-SnO2 Hybrid Nanowires Nanomaterials (Basel). 2020 Feb 14; 10(2). . View in PubMed


2020 Feb; 63(Supplement):S113-S116. . View in PubMed

Toward Optimized Radial Modulation of the Space-Charge Region in One-Dimensional SnO2-NiO Core-Shell Nanowires for Hydrogen Sensing ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2020 Jan 29; 12(4):4594-4606. . View in PubMed

Chemical Gas Sensors Studied at SENSOR Lab, Brescia (Italy): From Conventional to Energy-Efficient and Biocompatible Composite Structures Sensors (Basel). 2020 Jan 21; 20(3). . View in PubMed

Vitriolage (vitriolism) - a medico-socio-legal review Forensic Sci Med Pathol. 2020 09; 16(3):481-488. . View in PubMed

Global experience and perspective on anonymous nondirected live donation in living donor liver transplantation Clin Transplant. 2020 04; 34(4):e13836. . View in PubMed

Diagnosis of Focal Nodular Hyperplasia (FNH) after Liver Transplantation Case Rep Transplant. 2020; 2020:8824099. . View in PubMed

Investigating aqueous phase separation of pullulan from Aureobasidium pullulans and its characterization Carbohydr Polym. 2019 Nov 01; 223:115103. . View in PubMed

Integration of VLS-Grown WO3 Nanowires into Sensing Devices for the Detection of H2S and O3 ACS Omega. 2019 Oct 08; 4(15):16336-16343. . View in PubMed

Incidentally detected acalculous tubercular cholecystitis: A rare case report with a comprehensive review of literature Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2019 Oct-Dec; 62(4):627-628. . View in PubMed

Outcomes of Liver Transplantation in Patients on Renal Replacement Therapy: Considerations for Simultaneous Liver Kidney Transplantation Versus Safety Net Transplant Direct. 2019 Oct; 5(10):e490. . View in PubMed

Understanding response surface optimization of medium composition for pullulan production from de-oiled rice bran by Aureobasidium pullulans Food Sci Biotechnol. 2019 Oct; 28(5):1507-1520. . View in PubMed

Bilateral ovarian fibromas with concomitant unilateral serous cystadenoma: a rare case with review of literature J Obstet Gynaecol. 2019 Oct; 39(7):1027-1029. . View in PubMed

Hip and Trunk Muscle Activity During the Star Excursion Balance Test in Healthy Adults J Sport Rehabil. 2019 Sep 01; 28(7):682-691. . View in PubMed

Hermetic Seal in Obturation: An Achievable Goal with Recently Introduced Cpoint Int J Clin Pediatr Dent. 2019 Sep-Oct; 12(5):410-413. . View in PubMed

Pullulan production from agro-industrial waste and its applications in food industry: A review Carbohydr Polym. 2019 Aug 01; 217:46-57. . View in PubMed

Use of Donation after Cardiac Death Donors at the University of Southern California J Am Coll Surg. 2019 10; 229(4):437-438. . View in PubMed

Investigating the potential of carboxymethyl pullulan for protecting the rabbit eye from systematically induced precorneal tear film damage Exp Eye Res. 2019 07; 184:91-100. . View in PubMed

Using social network analysis to plan, promote and monitor intersectoral collaboration for health in rural India PLoS One. 2019; 14(7):e0219786. . View in PubMed

Investigations on Antioxidative Potential of Poroid Medicinal Mushroom Porodaedalea pini (Agaricomycetes) Int J Med Mushrooms. 2019; 21(6):549-559. . View in PubMed

Role of Lattice Disorder in Water-Mediated Dissociation of Pharmaceutical Cocrystal Systems Mol Pharm. 2019 07 01; 16(7):3167-3177. . View in PubMed

"Metal oxide -based heterostructures for gas sensors"- A review Anal Chim Acta. 2018 Dec 18; 1039:1-23. . View in PubMed

Carbamoylethyl pullulan: QbD based synthesis, characterization and corneal wound healing potential Int J Biol Macromol. 2018 Oct 15; 118(Pt B):2245-2255. . View in PubMed

Can High Titres of Anti Tissue Transglutaminase Antibodies Reduce the Need for Intestinal Biopsy for Diagnosis of Celiac Disease? Indian J Clin Biochem. 2018 Oct; 33(4):456-460.. View in PubMed

Effect of Kaempferol isolated from seeds of Eruca sativa on changes of pain sensitivity in Streptozotocin-induced diabetic neuropathy Inflammopharmacology. 2018 Aug; 26(4):993-1003. . View in PubMed

Use of biorelevant dissolution and PBPK modeling to predict oral drug absorption Eur J Pharm Biopharm. 2018 Aug; 129:222-246. . View in PubMed

High-yield graphene produced from the synergistic effect of inflated temperature and gelatin offers high stability and cellular compatibility Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2018 Aug 01; 20(30):20096-20107. . View in PubMed

Full color emitting fluorescent carbon material as reversible pH sensor with multicolor live cell imaging J Photochem Photobiol B. 2018 May; 182:137-145. . View in PubMed

L-ornithine L-aspartate in bouts of overt hepatic encephalopathy Hepatology. 2018 02; 67(2):700-710. . View in PubMed

Reply Hepatology. 2018 02; 67(2):797-798. . View in PubMed

Dillenia indica Lattenuates diabetic nephropathy via inhibition of advanced glycation end products accumulation in STZ-nicotinamide induced diabetic rats. J Tradit Complement Med. 2018 Jan; 8(1):226-238. . View in PubMed

Pullulan: A novel molecule for biomedical applications Carbohydr Polym. 2017 Sep 01; 171:102-121. . View in PubMed

Electrochemical determination of Mtuberculosis antigen based on Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) and functionalized carbon nanotubes hybrid platform. Talanta. 2017 Aug 15; 171:115-123. . View in PubMed

Chromane isolated from leaves of Dillenia indica improves the neuronal dysfunction in STZ-induced diabetic neuropathy J Ethnopharmacol. 2017 Jul 12; 206:19-30. . View in PubMed

Nephroprotective effect of Paeonia emodi via inhibition of advanced glycation end products and oxidative stress in streptozotocin-nicotinamide induced diabetic nephropathy J Food Drug Anal. 2017 Jul; 25(3):576-588. . View in PubMed

Metal Oxide Nanowire Preparation and Their Integration into Chemical Sensing Devices at the SENSOR Lab in Brescia Sensors (Basel). 2017 May 01; 17(5). . View in PubMed

Therapeutic effect of Linum usitatissimum Lin STZ-nicotinamide induced diabetic nephropathy via inhibition of AGE's and oxidative stress. J Food Sci Technol. 2017 Feb; 54(2):408-421. . View in PubMed

Improvement in the Outcomes of MELD = 40 Liver Transplantation: An Analysis of 207 Consecutive Transplants in a Highly Competitive DSA Transplantation. 2017 10; 101(10):2360-2367. . View in PubMed

Effects of recipient size and allograft type on pediatric liver transplantation for biliary atresia Liver Transpl. 2017 02; 23(2):221-233. . View in PubMed

Correction: Assessment of Universal Healthcare Coverage in a District of North India: A Rapid Cross-Sectional Survey Using Tablet Computers PLoS One. 2017; 12(4):e0176063. . View in PubMed

Metal oxide nanostructures: preparation, characterization and functional applications as chemical sensors Beilstein J Nanotechnol. 2017; 8:1205-1217. . View in PubMed

Distinct Biomarkers for Early Diagnosis of Diabetic Nephropathy Curr Diabetes Rev. 2017; 13(6):598-605. . View in PubMed

Recent insights on applications of pullulan in tissue engineering Carbohydr Polym. 2016 Nov 20; 153:455-462. . View in PubMed

Chitosan-iron oxide nanocomposite based electrochemical aptasensor for determination of malathion Anal Chim Acta. 2016 Oct 05; 939:108-116. . View in PubMed

Renoprotective effect of Bacopa monnieri via inhibition of advanced glycation end products and oxidative stress in STZ-nicotinamide-induced diabetic nephropathy Ren Fail. 2016 Oct; 38(9):1528-1544. . View in PubMed

Housing influences among sleep-related infant injury deaths in the USA Health Promot Int. 2016 Jun; 31(2):396-404. . View in PubMed

Attenuating Diabetes: What Really Works? Curr Diabetes Rev. 2016; 12(3):259-78.. View in PubMed

Assessment of Universal Healthcare Coverage in a District of North India: A Rapid Cross-Sectional Survey Using Tablet Computers PLoS One. 2016; 11(6):e0157831. . View in PubMed

Recent advancements in fluoride: A systematic review J Int Soc Prev Community Dent. 2015 Sep-Oct; 5(5):341-6. . View in PubMed

Oral Health Status and Treatment Needs of Police Personnel in Mathura City J Int Oral Health. 2015 Sep; 7(9):51-3. . View in PubMed

Ayurveda in Dentistry: A Review J Int Oral Health. 2015 Aug; 7(8):141-3. . View in PubMed

Pullulan and pullulan derivatives as promising biomolecules for drug and gene targeting Carbohydr Polym. 2015 Jun 05; 123:190-207. . View in PubMed

Dental Caries Status and Oral Hygiene Practices of Lock Factory Workers in Aligarh City J Int Oral Health. 2015 Jun; 7(6):57-60. . View in PubMed

Exploring caregiver behavior and knowledge about unsafe sleep surfaces in infant injury death cases Health Educ Behav. 2015 Jun; 42(3):293-301. . View in PubMed

Evaluation of knowledge and attitude of school teachers about emergency management of traumatic dental injury J Int Soc Prev Community Dent. 2015 Mar-Apr; 5(2):108-13. . View in PubMed

Mutans streptococci estimation in saliva before and after consumption of probiotic curd among school children J Int Soc Prev Community Dent. 2015 Jan-Feb; 5(1):31-4. . View in PubMed

Identification of sex using lip prints : A clinical study J Int Soc Prev Community Dent. 2014 Dec; 4(Suppl 3):S173-7. . View in PubMed

Effects of lower extremity and trunk muscles recruitment on serratus anterior muscle activation in healthy male adults Int J Sports Phys Ther. 2014 Dec; 9(7):924-37. . View in PubMed

Does friedewald formula underestimate the risk of ischemic heart disease? Indian J Clin Biochem. 2014 Oct; 29(4):496-500.. View in PubMed

Salivary fluoride levels after toothbrushing with dentifrices containing different concentrations of fluoride J Int Soc Prev Community Dent. 2014 May; 4(2):129-32. . View in PubMed

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy: current perspective and future directions Pharmacol Res. 2014 Feb; 80:21-35. . View in PubMed

Prevalence of dental caries among school children of Bharatpur city, India J Int Soc Prev Community Dent. 2014 Jan; 4(1):52-5. . View in PubMed

Management of diabetic complications: a chemical constituents based approach J Ethnopharmacol. 2013 Oct 28; 150(1):51-70. . View in PubMed

Non-syndromic bilateral supplemental maxillary lateral incisors: a rare case J Clin Diagn Res. 2013 Aug; 7(8):1812-3. . View in PubMed

Extracted wisdom teeth: Preserve or discard? Dent Res J (Isfahan). 2013 May; 10(3):408.. View in PubMed

Footpath quacks Br Dent J. 2013 May; 214(9):429. . View in PubMed

Awareness about prescribed drugs among patients attending Out-patient departments Int J Appl Basic Med Res. 2013 Jan; 3(1):48-51. . View in PubMed

Biochemical studies and crystal structure determination of dihydrodipicolinate synthase from Pseudomonas aeruginosa Int J Biol Macromol. 2011 Jun 01; 48(5):779-87. . View in PubMed

EST generation and analyses towards identifying female gametophyte-specific genes in Zea mays L Planta. 2006 Oct; 224(5):1004-14. . View in PubMed

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