Dr. Maneesh Kumar Misra, MS, PhD, F(ACHI) is an Associate Medical Director of Transplant Immunology and Immunogenetics Section, and the Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology. He is certified by the American College of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics. His research and scholarly interests include allogeneic transplantation, autoimmunity, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, immunogenetics, and solid organ transplantation. His research mainly focuses on the detection and functional characterization of alloantibodies in the setting of clinical allogenic transplantation. He has identified and characterized several novel HLA alleles, authored more than 20 peer-reviewed publications, and coauthored a book. Maneesh received his PhD from Banaras Hindu University Institute of Medical Sciences in India, and subsequently held research positions at the Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences. He then completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, and an American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics approved Director-in-training clinical fellowship in transplant immunology and immunogenetics at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.