Jacqueline Leung, MD


Academic Title



Stanford University School of Medicine 1984


UCSF, Department of Anesthesia 1987


UCSF, Department of Anesthesia 1988

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Leung JM, Sands LP, Chen N, Ames C, Berven S, Bozic K, Burch S, Chou D, Covinsky K, Deviren V, Kinjo S, Kramer JH, Ries M, Tay B, Vail T, Weinstein P, Chang S, Meckler G, Newman S, Tsai T, Voss V, Youngblom E. Perioperative Gabapentin Does Not Reduce Postoperative Delirium in Older Surgical Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Anesthesiology. 2017 Oct; 127(4):633-644.
  2. Tang MS, Bowcutt R, Leung JM, Wolff MJ, Gundra UM, Hudesman D, Malter LB, Poles MA, Chen LA, Pei Z, Neto AG, Abidi WM, Ullman T, Mayer L, Bonneau RA, Cho I, Loke P. Integrated Analysis of Biopsies from Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients Identifies SAA1 as a Link Between Mucosal Microbes with TH17 and TH22 Cells. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2017 Sep; 23(9):1544-1554.
  3. Hargrave A, Bastiaens J, Bourgeois JA, Neuhaus J, Josephson SA, Chinn J, Lee M, Leung J, Douglas V. Validation of a Nurse-Based Delirium-Screening Tool for Hospitalized Patients. Psychosomatics. 2017 Jul 24.
  4. Gras S, Jackson A, Woods S, Pall G, Whitelaw J, Leung JM, Ward GE, Roberts CW, Meissner M. Parasites lacking the micronemal protein MIC2 are deficient in surface attachment and host cell egress, but remain virulent in vivo. Wellcome Open Res. 2017; 2:32.
  5. Muhlhofer WG, Zak R, Kamal T, Rizvi B, Sands LP, Yuan M, Zhang X, Leung JM. Burst-suppression ratio underestimates absolute duration of electroencephalogram suppression compared with visual analysis of intraoperative electroencephalogram. Br J Anaesth. 2017 May 01; 118(5):755-761.
  6. Leung JM, He Y, Zhang F, Hwang YC, Nagayasu E, Liu J, Murray JM, Hu K. Stability and function of a putative microtubule-organizing center in the human parasite Toxoplasma gondii. Mol Biol Cell. 2017 May 15; 28(10):1361-1378.
  7. Whitelaw JA, Latorre-Barragan F, Gras S, Pall GS, Leung JM, Heaslip A, Egarter S, Andenmatten N, Nelson SR, Warshaw DM, Ward GE, Meissner M. Surface attachment, promoted by the actomyosin system of Toxoplasma gondii is important for efficient gliding motility and invasion. BMC Biol. 2017 Jan 18; 15(1):1.
  8. Hirsch J, Vacas S, Terrando N, Yuan M, Sands LP, Kramer J, Bozic K, Maze MM, Leung JM. Perioperative cerebrospinal fluid and plasma inflammatory markers after orthopedic surgery. J Neuroinflammation. 2016 Aug 30; 13(1):211.
  9. Vacas S, McInrue E, Gropper MA, Maze M, Zak R, Lim E, Leung JM. The Feasibility and Utility of Continuous Sleep Monitoring in Critically Ill Patients Using a Portable Electroencephalography Monitor. Anesth Analg. 2016 Jul; 123(1):206-12.
  10. Leung JM, Sands LP, Newman S, Meckler G, Xie Y, Gay C, Lee K. Preoperative Sleep Disruption and Postoperative Delirium. J Clin Sleep Med. 2015 Aug 15; 11(8):907-13.
  11. Shim J, DePalma G, Sands LP, Leung JM. Prognostic Significance of Postoperative Subsyndromal Delirium. Psychosomatics. 2015 Nov-Dec; 56(6):644-51.
  12. Long LS, Wolpaw JT, Leung JM. Sensitivity and specificity of the animal fluency test for predicting postoperative delirium. Can J Anaesth. 2015 Jun; 62(6):603-8.
  13. Youngblom E, DePalma G, Sands L, Leung J. The temporal relationship between early postoperative delirium and postoperative cognitive dysfunction in older patients: a prospective cohort study. Can J Anaesth. 2014 Dec; 61(12):1084-92.
  14. Leung JM, Sands LP, Lim E, Tsai TL, Kinjo S. Does preoperative risk for delirium moderate the effects of postoperative pain and opiate use on postoperative delirium? Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2013 Oct; 21(10):946-56.
  15. Behrends M, DePalma G, Sands L, Leung J. Association between intraoperative blood transfusions and early postoperative delirium in older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013 Mar; 61(3):365-70.
  16. Shim JJ, Leung JM. An update on delirium in the postoperative setting: prevention, diagnosis and management. Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol. 2012 Sep; 26(3):327-43.
  17. Long LS, Shapiro WA, Leung JM. A brief review of practical preoperative cognitive screening tools. Can J Anaesth. 2012 Aug; 59(8):798-804.
  18. Kinjo S, Lim E, Sands LP, Bozic KJ, Leung JM. Does using a femoral nerve block for total knee replacement decrease postoperative delirium? BMC Anesthesiol. 2012 Mar 10; 12:4.
  19. Kinjo S, Sands LP, Lim E, Paul S, Leung JM. Prediction of postoperative pain using path analysis in older patients. J Anesth. 2012 Feb; 26(1):1-8.
  20. Terrando N, Brzezinski M, Degos V, Eriksson LI, Kramer JH, Leung JM, Miller BL, Seeley WW, Vacas S, Weiner MW, Yaffe K, Young WL, Xie Z, Maze M. Perioperative cognitive decline in the aging population. Mayo Clin Proc. 2011 Sep; 86(9):885-93.

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