University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Nancy Ascher, MD, PhD

Nancy Ascher, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Surgery, UCSF
Isis Distinguished Professorship in Transplantation

Selected Publications

  1. Braun HJ, Ascher NL. Training of Male and Female Surgical Residents. JAMA Surg. 2020 Jul 29.
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  2. Lebares CC, Coaston TN, Delucchi KL, Guvva EV, Shen WT, Staffaroni AM, Kramer JH, Epel ES, Hecht FM, Ascher NL, Harris HW, Cole SW. Enhanced Stress Resilience Training in Surgeons: Iterative Adaptation and Biopsychosocial Effects in 2 Small Randomized Trials. Ann Surg. 2020 Jul 08.
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  3. Delmonico FL, Dominguez-Gil B, Ascher NL, Glazier AK, Henderson GV, Bernat JL. Author's Response. Transplantation. 2020 Jul; 104(7):e218-e219.
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  4. Schwab ME, Braun HJ, Ascher NL, Hirose R. Implementing an opioid reduction protocol in renal transplant recipients. Am J Surg. 2020 Jul 01.
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  5. Syed SM, Gardner J, Roll G, Webber A, Mehta N, Shoji J, Adelmann D, Niemann C, Braun HJ, Mello A, Yao F, Posselt A, Kang SM, Hirose R, Roberts J, Feng S, Ascher N, Stock P, Freise C. COVID-19 and Abdominal Transplant: A Stepwise Approach to Practice During Pandemic Conditions. Transplantation. 2020 Jun 29.
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  6. Roll GR, Webber AB, Gae DH, Laszik Z, Tavakol M, Mayen L, Cunniffe K, Syed S, Hirose R, Freise C, Feng S, Roberts JP, Ascher NL, Stock PG, Rajalingam R. A Virtual Crossmatch-based Strategy Facilitates Sharing of Deceased Donor Kidneys for Highly Sensitized Recipients. Transplantation. 2020 Jun; 104(6):1239-1245.
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  7. Locke JE, Shelton BA, Olthoff KM, Pomfret EA, Forde KA, Sawinski D, Gray M, Ascher NL. Quantifying Sex-Based Disparities in Liver Allocation. JAMA Surg. 2020 May 20; e201129.
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  8. Braun HJ, Dodge JL, Grab JD, Schwab ME, Liu IH, Glencer AC, Stock PG, Hirose R, Roberts JP, Ascher NL. Live Donor Liver Transplantation in the United States: Impact of Share 35 on Live Donor Utilization. Transplantation. 2020 May 18.
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  9. Ahn C, Amer H, Anglicheau D, Ascher N, Baan C, Bat-Ireedui B, Berney T, Betjes MGH, Bichu S, Birn H, Brennan D, Bromberg J, Caillard S, Cannon R, Cantarovich M, Chan A, Chen Z, Chapman JR, Cole EH, Cross N, Durand F, Egawa H, Emond J, Farrero M, Friend F, Geissler EK, Ha J, Haberal M, Henderson M, Hesselink DA, Humar A, Jassem W, Jeong JC, Kaplan B, Kee T, Kim SJ, Kumar D, Legendre C, Man K, Moulin B, Muller E, Munkhbat R, Od-Erdene L, Perrin P, Rela M, Tanabe K, Tedesco Silva H, Tinckam KT, Tullius SG, Wong G. Global Transplantation COVID Report March 2020. Transplantation. 2020 Apr 01.
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  10. Braun HJ, Ascher NL. Opioid Use and Liver Transplantation. Transplantation. 2020 Feb 04.
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  11. Braun HJ, Dodge JL, Grab JD, Syed SM, Roll GR, Freise CE, Roberts JP, Ascher NL. Living Donor Liver Transplant for Alcoholic Liver Disease: Data from the Adult-to-adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation Study. Transplantation. 2020 Feb; 104(2):285-292.
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  12. Lebares CC, Guvva EV, Desai A, Herschberger A, Ascher NL, Harris HW, O'Sullivan P. Key factors for implementing mindfulness-based burnout interventions in surgery. Am J Surg. 2020 02; 219(2):328-334.
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  13. Braun HJ, Pulcrano ME, Weber DJ, Padilla BE, Ascher NL. The Utility of ECMO After Liver Transplantation: Experience at a High-volume Transplant Center and Review of the Literature. Transplantation. 2019 08; 103(8):1568-1573.
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  14. Krishnan N, Biggerstaff D, Szczepura A, Dolton M, Livingston S, Hattersley J, Eris J, Ascher N, Higgins R, Braun H, Wood K, Raymond N. Glass Slippers and Glass Cliffs: Fitting In and Falling Off. Transplantation. 2019 07; 103(7):1486-1493.
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  15. Ascher NL, Delmonico FL. Societal and Professional Obligation in the Care of the Living Organ Donor. Transplantation. 2019 06; 103(6):1080-1081.
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  16. Torres AM, Wong F, Pearson S, Weinberg S, Roberts JP, Ascher NL, Freise CE, Lee BK. Bi-organ paired exchange-Sentinel case of a liver-kidney swap. Am J Transplant. 2019 09; 19(9):2646-2649.
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  17. Lebares CC, Guvva EV, Olaru M, Sugrue LP, Staffaroni AM, Delucchi KL, Kramer JH, Ascher NL, Harris HW. Efficacy of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Training in Surgery: Additional Analysis of the Mindful Surgeon Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 05 03; 2(5):e194108.
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  18. Haberal M, Cantarovich M, Muller E, Fung JJ, Sarwal M, Tullius SG, Ascher N. Call for an End to Unethical Transplant Practices: A Concerted Effort by the Transplant Community. Transplantation. 2019 04; 103(4):647.
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  19. Lebares CC, Hershberger AO, Guvva EV, Desai A, Mitchell J, Shen W, Reilly LM, Delucchi KL, O'Sullivan PS, Ascher NL, Harris HW. Feasibility of Formal Mindfulness-Based Stress-Resilience Training Among Surgery Interns: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Surg. 2018 10 01; 153(10):e182734.
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  20. Delmonico FL, Gunderson S, Iyer KR, Danovitch GM, Pruett TL, Reyes JD, Ascher NL. Deceased Donor Organ Transplantation Performed in the United States for Noncitizens and Nonresidents. Transplantation. 2018 07; 102(7):1124-1131.
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