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Miguel Nuñez, MD

Miguel Nuñez, MD

  • Resident (PGY-1) 
  • General Surgery

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Miguel Nunez is a first-year general surgery resident at UCSF. He completed his B.S. at the University of California Los Angeles where he majored in Molecullar, Cellular and Developmental Biology. He spent a year between undergraduate and medical school working on advancing oncological therapies for women with ovarian cancer.

Miguel attended medical school at the University of California San Francisco where he graduated with an MD with distinction after completing a year of research investigating the use of long-term normothermic liver perfusion to improve organ quality. He is interested in health disparities, clinical research, and health policy and plans to pursue a career in either Abdominal Transplant or Surgical Oncology.
  Dept or School    
  End Date    
  • University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • MD
  • Medicine
  • 06/2023
  • University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
  • BS
  • Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology
  • 06/2017
  •   Award  
      Confired By    
  • ASTS Presidential Student Mentor Research Grant
  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons
  • 2022
  • NIAAA Diversity Supplement Award
  • National Institutes of Health
  • 2021 - 2022
  • UCLA Achievement Scholarship
  • University of California Los Angeles
  • 2013 - 2017
  • UCLA Alumni Scholarship
  • University of California Los Angeles
  • 2013 - 2017
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    1. Raphael P. H. Meier, Miguel Nunez, Shareef M. Syed, Sandy Feng, Mehdi Tavakol, Chris E. Freise, John P. Roberts, Nancy L. Ascher, Ryutaro Hirose, Garrett R. Roll . DCD liver transplant in patients with a MELD over 35. Frontiers in Immunology. 2023; 14. View in PubMed
    2. Meier RPH, Nunez M, Syed SM, Feng S, Tavakol M, Freise CE, Roberts JP, Ascher NL, Hirose R, Roll GR. DCD liver transplant in patients with a MELD over 35. Front Immunol. 2023; 14:1246867. View in PubMed
    3. Calthorpe L, Romero-Hernandez F, Casey M, Nunez M, Conroy PC, Hirose K, Kim A, Kirkwood K, Maker AV, Corvera C, Nakakura E, Alseidi A, Adam MA. ASO Visual Abstract: National Practice Patterns in Malignant Peritoneal Mesothelioma-Updates in Management and Survival. Ann Surg Oncol. 2023 Aug; 30(8):5131. View in PubMed
    4. Wisel SA, Posselt AM, Szot GL, Nunez M, Santos-Parker K, Gardner JM, Worner G, Roll GR, Syed S, Kelly Y, Ward C, Tavakol M, Johnson K, Masharani U, Stock PG. A Multi-Modal Approach to Islet and Pancreas Transplantation With Calcineurin-Sparing Immunosuppression Maintains Long-Term Insulin Independence in Patients With Type I Diabetes. Transpl Int. 2023; 36:11367. View in PubMed
    5. Nunez M, Praglin CR, Torres AM, Agudelo EZ, Braun HJ, Huang CY, Syed S, Roberts JP, Roll GR. Steroid Avoidance After Adult Living Donor Liver Transplant: A Cohort Analysis. Transplant Direct. 2023 Jun; 9(6):e1488. View in PubMed
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