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Aalok Kacha

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Chicago
DepartmentAnesthesia and Critical Care
AddressChicago IL 60637
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    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL06/2012Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL06/2011Anesthesiology and Critical Care Internship and Residency
    University of Chicago, Chicago, ILMD06/2007
    University of Chicago, Chicago, ILPhD06/2006Immunology
    Augustana College, Rock Island, ILBA06/1997Biology & Mathematics

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    1. Perez-Gutierrez A, Siddiqi U, Kim G, Rangrass G, Kacha A, Jeevanandam V, Becker Y, Potter L, Fung J, Baker TB. Combined heart-liver-kidney transplant: The university of Chicago medicine experience. Clin Transplant. 2022 04; 36(4):e14586. PMID: 35041226.
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    2. Effect of Intraoperative High Positive End-Expiratory Pressure (PEEP) With Recruitment Maneuvers vs Low PEEP on Postoperative Pulmonary Complications in Obese Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2019 06 18; 321(23):2292-2305. PMID: 31157366.
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    3. Tong J, Dalton A, Kacha A. Tracheal tube impingement during oral fibreoptic intubation. Comment on Br J Anaesth 2018; 120: 1139-40. Br J Anaesth. 2018 09; 121(3):679. PMID: 30115271.
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    4. Kacha AK, Nizamuddin SL, Nizamuddin J, Ramakrishna H, Shahul SS. Clinical Study Designs and Sources of Error in Medical Research. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2018 Dec; 32(6):2789-2801. PMID: 29571641.
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    5. Bluth T, Teichmann R, Kiss T, Bobek I, Canet J, Cinnella G, De Baerdemaeker L, Gregoretti C, Hedenstierna G, Hemmes SN, Hiesmayr M, Hollmann MW, Jaber S, Laffey JG, Licker MJ, Markstaller K, Matot I, Müller G, Mills GH, Mulier JP, Putensen C, Rossaint R, Schmitt J, Senturk M, Serpa Neto A, Severgnini P, Sprung J, Vidal Melo MF, Wrigge H, Schultz MJ, Pelosi P, Gama de Abreu M. Protective intraoperative ventilation with higher versus lower levels of positive end-expiratory pressure in obese patients (PROBESE): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2017 04 28; 18(1):202. PMID: 28454590.
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    6. Fuertes MB, Kacha AK, Kline J, Woo SR, Kranz DM, Murphy KM, Gajewski TF. Host type I IFN signals are required for antitumor CD8+ T cell responses through CD8{alpha}+ dendritic cells. J Exp Med. 2011 Sep 26; 208(10):2005-16. PMID: 21930765.
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    7. Dhawan R, Kacha A, Chaney MA, Fox AA, Wong CA. Case 2--2011: Acute myocardial infarction in a pregnant patient requiring coronary artery bypass graft surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2011 Apr; 25(2):353-61. PMID: 21295495.
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    8. Gajewski TF, Meng Y, Blank C, Brown I, Kacha A, Kline J, Harlin H. Immune resistance orchestrated by the tumor microenvironment. Immunol Rev. 2006 Oct; 213:131-45. PMID: 16972901.
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    9. Brown IE, Blank C, Kline J, Kacha AK, Gajewski TF. Homeostatic proliferation as an isolated variable reverses CD8+ T cell anergy and promotes tumor rejection. J Immunol. 2006 Oct 01; 177(7):4521-9. PMID: 16982889.
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    10. Blank C, Brown I, Kacha AK, Markiewicz MA, Gajewski TF. ICAM-1 contributes to but is not essential for tumor antigen cross-priming and CD8+ T cell-mediated tumor rejection in vivo. J Immunol. 2005 Mar 15; 174(6):3416-20. PMID: 15749875.
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    11. Kacha AK, Fallarino F, Markiewicz MA, Gajewski TF. Cutting edge: spontaneous rejection of poorly immunogenic P1.HTR tumors by Stat6-deficient mice. J Immunol. 2000 Dec 01; 165(11):6024-8. PMID: 11086033.
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