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Peer-reviewed papers

  • 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. Submitted.
  • 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 (in press)
  • 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.


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

  • Use technology to fix medical education (2020). KevinMD.
  • Bystander CPR: Training the public to save lives (2016). Penn Synapse.

As editor or producer

  • BIOS Founder Spotlight: David Mace of SwiftScale (2020).
  • Alix Ventures Portfolio Spotlight: Mat Falkowski of Circularis (2020).
  • Alix Ventures Portfolio Spotlight: Xiling Shen of Xilis (releasing soon)
  • BIOS Founder Spotlight: Evan Ehrenberg of Clara Health (releasing soon)