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

Nancy Ascher, MD, PhD

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

Selected Publications

  1. 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. 2019 Oct 17.
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  2. 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. 2019 Aug 19.
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  3. 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 Aug; 103(8):1568-1573.
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  4. 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 Jul; 103(7):1486-1493.
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  5. Ascher NL, Delmonico FL. Societal and Professional Obligation in the Care of the Living Organ Donor. Transplantation. 2019 Jun; 103(6):1080-1081.
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  6. 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 (A2ALL). Transplantation. 2019 May 15.
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  7. 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 Sep; 19(9):2646-2649.
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  8. 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 May 03; 2(5):e194108.
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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Braun HJ, Ascher NL. The Impact of Renal Insufficiency After Liver Transplantation. Transplantation. 2018 07; 102(7):1033-1034.
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  13. Braun HJ, Ascher NL. Living Donor Liver Transplantation for Alcoholic Liver Disease. Alcohol Alcohol. 2018 Mar 01; 53(2):178-183.
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  14. Shaw BI, Burdine LJ, Braun HJ, Ascher NL, Roberts JP. A Formula to Calculate Standard Liver Volume Using Thoracoabdominal Circumference. Transplant Direct. 2017 Dec; 3(12):e225.
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  15. Lebares CC, Guvva EV, Ascher NL, O'Sullivan PS, Harris HW, Epel ES. Burnout and Stress Among US Surgery Residents: Psychological Distress and Resilience. J Am Coll Surg. 2018 01; 226(1):80-90.
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  16. Delmonico FL, Ascher NL. Opposition to irresponsible global kidney exchange. Am J Transplant. 2017 10; 17(10):2745-2746.
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  17. O'Connell PJ, Kuypers DR, Mannon RB, Abecassis M, Chadban SJ, Gill JS, Murphy B, Nickerson PW, Schold JD, Stock PG, Seron D, Alloway RR, Bromberg JS, Budde K, Jordan SC, Legendre C, Lefaucheur C, Sarwall M, Segev DL, Stegall MD, Tullius SG, Wong G, Woodle ES, Ascher N, Morris RE. Clinical Trials for Immunosuppression in Transplantation: The Case for Reform and Change in Direction. Transplantation. 2017 07; 101(7):1527-1534.
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  18. Pruett TL, Vathsala A, Berney T, Lerut J, Odorico JS, Johnson M, Egawa H, Gonzalez-Martinez F, Haberal M, Ascher NL, Chandraker AK. Criminal Organ Retrieval: Unconscionable. Am J Transplant. 2017 02; 17(2):577.
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  19. O'Connell PJ, Ascher N, Delmonico FL. The Transplantation Society Believes a Policy of Engagement Will Facilitate Organ Donation Reform in China. Am J Transplant. 2016 11; 16(11):3297-3298.
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  20. Braun HJ, Ascher NL, Roll GR, Roberts JP. Biliary complications following living donor hepatectomy. Transplant Rev (Orlando). 2016 10; 30(4):247-52.
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