Peer-reviewed papers

  • TJ Caruso, C O’Connell, JJ Qian et al. (2020). Transnasal Humidified Rapid-Insufflation Ventilatory Exchange in pediatric bronchoscopy: A prospective pilot study. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia.
  • TJ Caruso, JJ Qian, K Lawrence, E Armstrong-Carter, BW Domingue. From Socrates to virtual reality: A historical review of learning theories and their influence on the training of anesthesiologists. Journal for Education in Perioperative Medicine.
  • JJ Qian, K Nattagh, R Pearl (2020). Flattening the mental health curve: Three strategies for medical and psychiatric care during the Covid-19 pandemic. Health Management, Policy and Innovation, 5(1), Special issue on COVID-19.
  • TJ Caruso, C O’Connell, JJ Qian et al. (2020). Retrospective review of the safety and efficacy of virtual reality in a pediatric hospital. Pediatric Quality & Safety. 5(2): e293
  • JJ Qian, E Akçay (2020). The balance of interaction types determines the assembly and stability of ecological communities. Nature Ecology & Evolution. 4: 356–365
  • JJ Qian, E Akçay (2018). Competition and niche construction in a model of cancer metastasis. PLOS ONE. 13(5): e0198163.


  • COVID-19 & The Future Of Telemedicine: Dr. Ian Tong - CMO @ Doctor on Demand. BIOS Podcast (March 2020).
  • All Things Biopharma: Rob Chess - Serial Entrepreneur & Executive. BIOS Podcast (March 2020).
  • Healthcare Delivery Innovation: Dr. Robert Pearl - Former CEO of The Permanente Medical Group BIOS Podcast (May 2020).
  • Life Sciences Acceleration: Tony Kulesa - Co-Founder @ Petri. BIOS Podcast (May 2020).
  • Innovation & implementation: Jessica Chao - Director of UCSF Clinical Innovation Center. BIOS Podcast (May 2020).
  • Computational Biology Frontier w/ Nan Li — Managing Partner @ Obvious Ventures. BIOS Podcast. (Aug 2020).

Invited talks

  • JJ Qian (2018). Ecology of cancer: niche construction and metastasis. Cancer Seminar Series, Physical Sciences Oncology Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Abstracts & poster presentations

  • S Hemphill, N Neiman, JJ Qian, M Khoury, M Kist, K Lawrence, S Rodriguez (2020). Quantifying Virtual Reality Pain Modulation in Healthy Volunteers through Ice Immersion. California Society of Anesthesiologists 2020 annual meeting.
  • JJ Qian, S Keenan, AD Bansal, LB Holzman, MJ Lazzara (2016). Epidermal growth factor receptor augments nephrin tyrosine phosphorylation. American Society of Nephrology 2016 annual meeting.

Opinion and perspectives

  • Crisis Management in Medicine: Why Psychedelic Medicine should play an enhanced role in the post-COVID era (2020). Psychedelic Support.
  • Combatting COVID’s impact on psychedelic medicine through building community (2020). Sociedelic.
  • Use technology to fix medical education (2020). KevinMD.
  • Bystander CPR: Training the public to save lives (2016). Penn Synapse.