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Jayakar V. Nayak, MD, PhD

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery at the Stanford University Medical Center

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Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • Cancer> Head and Neck Cancer
  • Otolaryngology
  • Chronic Rhinosinusitis
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopic Skullbase Surgery
  • Nasal Septum and Turbinate Surgery
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Academic Appointments

Honors and Awards

  • Career Development Award - Basal cells in maintenance and regeneration of the nasal epithelium, Triological Society of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (2012)
  • Human Mucosal Immune Responses to Influenza Virus: a Systems Biology Approach, NIH/Human Immunology Project Consortium (HIPC) (2012)
  • Immune Responses to Influenza Virus in Single Human Nasal Epithelial Cells, NIH/Cooperative Centers for Translational Research on Human Immunology and Biodefense (CCHI) (2012)
  • 2D and 3D Electron Microscopy Ultrastructure of Murine Nasal Cavity, Stanford Beckman Center Technology Innovation MiniGrant program (2012)
  • Influenza virus tropism for human nasal epithelial cells of the upper airway, Marion Avery Family Grant (2012)
  • CORE Schering Plough Resident Research Award from the American Academy of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh (2005)
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Professional Education

Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center PA (2008)
Internship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center PA (2004)
Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania PA (2009)
M.D., Ph.D.: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, MD - General Medicine PhD - Immunology (2003)
Medical Education: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine PA (2003)
B.A.: University of Pennsylvania, Neuroscience (1992)



Postdoctoral Advisees

Zhenxiao HuangAli Rashan

Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Nasal Mucosal Regeneration

Intranasal Vaccination


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