May Han, MD

Multiple sclerosis specialist

Assistant Professor of Neurology
4.9 out of 5
72 Patient Ratings
11 Patient Comments

Multiple Sclerosis Center

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6469
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Professional Education

Fellowship: Stanford University (2009) CA

Medical Education: Institute of Medicine 1 Yangon (1996) Myanmar

Residency: University of Washington (2005) WA

Board Certification: Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2011)

Internship: University of Washington (2002) WA

Patient Ratings and Comments

4.9

Friendliness

4.9

Recommended to others

4.9

Explanations

4.9

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.4

Wait times

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Always the best care and concern.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

None, Dr. Ham is one of the best doctors I've ever had, not only on the knowledge aspect, but also in the human one.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Han is a very good doctor & person.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

If all doctors were like Dr. Han lawyers would go broke because there would be no law suits. She is wonderful!

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Sphingosine-1-phosphate receptor 1 signalling in T cells: trafficking and beyond
Garris, C. S., Blaho, V. A., Hla, T., & Han, M. H. (2014). Sphingosine-1-phosphate receptor 1 signalling in T cells: trafficking and beyond. IMMUNOLOGY, 142(3), 347-353.

Defective sphingosine 1-phosphate receptor 1 (S1P1) phosphorylation exacerbates TH17-mediated autoimmune neuroinflammation.
Garris, C. S., Wu, L., Acharya, S., Arac, A., Blaho, V. A., & Han, M. H. (2013). Defective sphingosine 1-phosphate receptor 1 (S1P1) phosphorylation exacerbates TH17-mediated autoimmune neuroinflammation. Nature immunology, 14(11), 1166-1172.

Defective sphingosine 1-phosphate receptor 1 (S1P(1)) phosphorylation exacerbates T(H)17-mediated autoimmune neuroinflammation
Garris, C. S., Wu, L., Acharya, S., Arac, A., Blaho, V. A., & Han, M. H. (2013). Defective sphingosine 1-phosphate receptor 1 (S1P(1)) phosphorylation exacerbates T(H)17-mediated autoimmune neuroinflammation. NATURE IMMUNOLOGY, 14(11), 1166-U128.

Piet Mondrian's trees and the evolution in understanding multiple sclerosis, Charcot Prize Lecture 2011
Steinman, L., Axtell, R. C., Barbieri, D., Bhat, R., Brownell, S. E., & Rothbard, J. B. (2013). Piet Mondrian's trees and the evolution in understanding multiple sclerosis, Charcot Prize Lecture 2011. MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS JOURNAL, 19(1), 5-14.

Janus-like opposing roles of CD47 in autoimmune brain inflammation in humans and mice
Han, M. H., Lundgren, D. H., Jaiswal, S., Chao, M., Graham, K. L., & Steinman, L. (2012). Janus-like opposing roles of CD47 in autoimmune brain inflammation in humans and mice. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE, 209(7), 1325-1334.

Identification of Naturally Occurring Fatty Acids of the Myelin Sheath That Resolve Neuroinflammation
Ho, P. P., Kanter, J. L., Johnson, A. M., Srinagesh, H. K., Chang, E.-J., & Robinson, W. H. (2012). Identification of Naturally Occurring Fatty Acids of the Myelin Sheath That Resolve Neuroinflammation. SCIENCE TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE, 4(137).

Protective effect of an elastase inhibitor in a neuromyelitis optica-like disease driven by a peptide of myelin oligodendroglial glycoprotein
Herges, K., de Jong, B. A., Kolkowitz, I., Dunn, C., Mandelbaum, G., & Axtell, R. C. (2012). Protective effect of an elastase inhibitor in a neuromyelitis optica-like disease driven by a peptide of myelin oligodendroglial glycoprotein. MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS JOURNAL, 18(4), 398-408.

Impaired neurosteroid synthesis in multiple sclerosis
Noorbakhsh, F., Ellestad, K. K., Maingat, F., Warren, K. G., Han, M. H., & Power, C. (2011). Impaired neurosteroid synthesis in multiple sclerosis. BRAIN, 134, 2703-2721.

T helper type 1 and 17 cells determine efficacy of interferon-beta in multiple sclerosis and experimental encephalomyelitis
Axtell, R. C., de Jong, B. A., Boniface, K., Van der Voort, L. F., Bhat, R., & Raman, C. (2010). T helper type 1 and 17 cells determine efficacy of interferon-beta in multiple sclerosis and experimental encephalomyelitis. NATURE MEDICINE, 16(4), 406-U21.

Blocking angiotensin-converting enzyme induces potent regulatory T cells and modulates TH1-and TH17-mediated autoimmunity
Platten, M., Youssef, S., Hur, E. M., Ho, P. P., Han, M. H., & Steinman, L. (2009). Blocking angiotensin-converting enzyme induces potent regulatory T cells and modulates TH1-and TH17-mediated autoimmunity. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 106(35), 14948-14953.

Activation of kinin receptor B1 limits encephalitogenic T lymphocyte recruitment to the central nervous system
Schulze-Topphoff, U., Prat, A., Prozorovski, T., Siffrin, V., Paterka, M., & Zipp, F. (2009). Activation of kinin receptor B1 limits encephalitogenic T lymphocyte recruitment to the central nervous system. NATURE MEDICINE, 15(7), 788-793.

Systems biology for identification of molecular networks in multiple sclerosis
Han, M. H., & Steinman, L. (2009). Systems biology for identification of molecular networks in multiple sclerosis. MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS, 15(5), 529-530.

Proteomic analysis of active multiple sclerosis lesions reveals therapeutic targets
Han, M. H., Hwang, S.-I., Roy, D. B., Lundgren, D. H., Price, J. V., & Steinman, L. (2008). Proteomic analysis of active multiple sclerosis lesions reveals therapeutic targets. NATURE, 451(7182), 1076-U2.

Neurologic aspects of infections in international travelers
Han, M. H., & Zunt, J. R. (2005). Neurologic aspects of infections in international travelers. NEUROLOGIST, 11(1), 30-44.

Effects of protein kinase CK2, extracellular signal-regulated kinase 2, and protein phosphatase 2A on a phosphatidic acid-preferring phospholipase A1
Han, M. H., Han, D. Km., Aebersold, R. H., & Glomset, J. A. (2001). Effects of protein kinase CK2, extracellular signal-regulated kinase 2, and protein phosphatase 2A on a phosphatidic acid-preferring phospholipase A1. JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY, 276(29), 27698-27708.

Cloning of a phosphatidic acid-preferring phospholipase A(1) from bovine testis
Higgs, H. N., Han, M. H., Johnson, G. E., & Glomset, J. A. (1998). Cloning of a phosphatidic acid-preferring phospholipase A(1) from bovine testis. JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY, 273(10), 5468-5477.

4.9 out of 5
72 Patient Ratings
11 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Always the best care and concern.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

None, Dr. Ham is one of the best doctors I've ever had, not only on the knowledge aspect, but also in the human one.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Han is a very good doctor & person.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

If all doctors were like Dr. Han lawyers would go broke because there would be no law suits. She is wonderful!

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

I've already recommend Dr. Han & Stanford for another patient.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Both Dr. Han & medical student were very good & explained things about my health conditions in ways I understood.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Dr. Han is a very caring and understanding doctor she is the best.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

My husband and I were EXTREMELY HAPPY with Dr. Han's ability to explain things to us in a way we were able to completely understand. She is compassionate, caring and understanding. We did not feel rushed at all!

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Best I ever had!

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

May Han has the best interpersonal skills of any physician I have seen. A+.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

I'm really pleased that Dr. Han oversees my condition. I feel extremely confident in her care.