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overview John J. Fung, M.D., Ph.D. is the Director of the UChicago Medicine Transplantation Institute. Prior to that, he served as Chairman of the Cleveland Clinic Health System Center for Transplantation, as well as the former Chief of the Division of Transplant Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. With over 30 years of involvement in abdominal and cellular transplantation, he is also an accomplished immunologist. Dr. Fung received his B.A. from the Johns Hopkins University in 1975, followed by a Ph.D. in Immunology in 1980 and M.D. in 1982 from the University of Chicago. He completed his surgical residency at the University of Rochester, and a transplant surgery fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh, under the guidance of Dr. Thomas Starzl. Between 1987 and 1988, he served as Director of Histocompatibility Testing at the University of Rochester. In 1989, he joined the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh and held the tenured position as the inaugural Thomas E. Starzl Professor in Surgery. He joined the Cleveland Clinic in 2004 as the Chairman of the Department of General Surgery and Professor of Surgery at the Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western University. He also served as the Medical Director of Allogen Laboratory, one of the largest histocompatibility laboratories in the United States and oversaw transplantation services at five Cleveland Clinic facilities globally. In 2016, he was recruited to serve as the Director of the newly created University of Chicago Medicine Transplantation Institute. Dr. Fung is a member of numerous scientific and surgical societies and served as President of the International Liver Transplantation Society from 1997-1999. He is currently Secretary of the Transplantation Society. He has published over 1,000 articles and book chapters and serves on the editorial board for several medical journals. He is the immediate past Editor-in-Chief for Liver Transplantation, the highest impact factor specialty transplant journal. His principal research interests are in transplantation immunology, immunosuppressive therapies, and liver related immunology. In addition, he has received numerous prestigious lay and professional awards. His research interests are in transplant immunology, liver immunity, immnosuppression, and outcomes analysis. Dr. Fung is active in community affairs and has been a member of the Board of Directors at the Americans for Medical Progress and the Gift of Hope Organ Procurement Organization. He received an honorable discharge from the United States Army Reserve Medical Corps with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He and his wife, Beth have four children: Justin, Lauren, Brendan and Shannon.

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Concept Academic Medical Centers
Concept Ethics, Medical
Concept Renal Dialysis
Concept Medical Records
Concept Pathology
Concept Renal Circulation
Concept Societies, Medical
Concept Renal Plasma Flow, Effective
Concept Renal Insufficiency
Academic Article Transplant innovation and ethical challenges: what have we learned? A collection of perspectives and panel discussion.
Academic Article Tacrolimus rescue therapy for renal transplant rejection.
Academic Article Reducing the length of stay after kidney transplantation--the intensive outpatient unit.
Academic Article Renal retransplantation in elderly recipients under tacrolimus-based immunosuppression.
Academic Article Tacrolimus rescue therapy for renal allograft rejection--five-year experience.
Academic Article The University of Pittsburgh: a three and three-quarter-year experience with cadaveric renal transplantation under the point system.
Academic Article I-131 orthoiodohippurate assessment of renal function after heart transplantation.
Academic Article Fungal infection in liver transplantation.
Academic Article Tacrolimus in renal transplantation.
Academic Article Changes in renal function after liver transplantation under FK 506.
Academic Article Protecting the Kidney in Liver Transplant Recipients: Practice-Based Recommendations From the American Society of Transplantation Liver and Intestine Community of Practice.
Academic Article Ribavirin dose modification based on renal function is necessary to reduce hemolysis in liver transplant patients with hepatitis C virus infection.
Academic Article Real-time monitoring of acute liver-allograft rejection using the Banff schema.
Academic Article Renal function after conversion from cyclosporine to FK 506 in liver transplant patients.
Academic Article Pseudallescheria boydii (Anamorph Scedosporium apiospermum). Infection in solid organ transplant recipients in a tertiary medical center and review of the literature.
Academic Article Late-onset renal failure after liver transplantation: role of posttransplant alcohol use.
Academic Article Long-term follow-up of tacrolimus rescue therapy for renal allograft rejection.
Academic Article Five-year experience with tacrolimus rescue for renal allograft rejection.
Academic Article FK506 "rescue" for resistant rejection of renal allografts under primary cyclosporine immunosuppression.
Academic Article Long-term outcome of adding mycophenolate mofetil to tacrolimus for nephrotoxicity following liver transplantation.
Academic Article Monoclonal antibody therapy with ciclosporin and steroids in nonmatched cadaveric renal transplants.
Academic Article A prospective, randomized trial of tacrolimus/prednisone versus tacrolimus/prednisone/mycophenolate mofetil in renal transplant recipients.
Academic Article Living-related donor renal transplantation in HIV+ recipients using alemtuzumab preconditioning and steroid-free tacrolimus monotherapy: a single center preliminary experience.
Academic Article Reversal of acute cellular rejection after renal transplantation with Campath-1H.
Academic Article Outcome after steroid withdrawal in pediatric renal transplant patients receiving tacrolimus-based immunosuppression.
Academic Article Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorders in adult and pediatric renal transplant patients receiving tacrolimus-based immunosuppression.
Academic Article [Experience of orthotopic liver transplantation from non-heart-beating donors at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center].
Academic Article Serum cholesterol levels in African Americans after renal transplantation under FK 506 immunosuppression.
Academic Article Outcome after steroid withdrawal in renal transplant patients receiving tacrolimus-based immunosuppression.
Academic Article A prospective randomized trial of FK506-based immunosuppression after renal transplantation.
Academic Article A prospective, randomized trial of FK 506/prednisone vs FK 506/azathioprine/prednisone in renal transplant patients.
Academic Article Between Scylla and Charybdis.
Academic Article Randomized trial of FK 506/prednisone vs FK 506/azathioprine/prednisone after renal transplantation: preliminary report.
Academic Article Ethical considerations and rationale of adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation.
Academic Article Long-term nutritional monitoring after clinical intestinal transplantation.
Academic Article Pediatric renal transplantation under tacrolimus-based immunosuppression.
Academic Article A prospective, randomized trial of tacrolimus/prednisone vs tacrolimus/prednisone/mycophenolate mofetil in renal transplantation: 1-year actuarial follow-up.
Academic Article Tacrolimus for rescue of refractory renal allograft rejection.
Academic Article A prospective, randomized trial to compare tacrolimus and prednisone with and without mycophenolate mofetil in patients undergoing renal transplantation: first report.
Academic Article Kidney transplantation for end-stage renal failure in liver transplant recipients with hepatitis C viral infection.
Academic Article Outcome after steroid withdrawal in adult renal transplant patients receiving tacrolimus-based immunosuppression.
Academic Article Use of prostaglandin E1 in crossmatch-negative liver transplant recipients treated with FK 506.
Academic Article Posttransplant diabetes mellitus in African Americans after renal transplantation under FK 506 immunosuppression.
Academic Article Weaning of immunosuppression in long-term recipients of living related renal transplants: a preliminary study.
Academic Article A pilot trial of tacrolimus, sirolimus, and steroids in renal transplant recipients.
Academic Article An analysis of early renal transplant protocol biopsies--the high incidence of subclinical tubulitis.
Academic Article Renal transplantation in recipients over the age of 60: the impact of donor age.
Academic Article The effect of graft function on FK506 plasma levels, dosages, and renal function, with particular reference to the liver.
Academic Article Effect of FK 506 on human pancreatic islets following renal subcapsular transplantation in diabetic nude mice.
Academic Article Pathology of Chronic Rejection: An Overview of Common Findings and Observations About Pathogenic Mechanisms and Possible Prevention.
Academic Article Effect of Early Everolimus-Facilitated Reduction of Tacrolimus on Efficacy and Renal Function in De Novo Liver Transplant Recipients: 24-Month Results for the North American Subpopulation.
Academic Article Limitations of current liver transplant immunosuppressive regimens: renal considerations.
Academic Article 2016 Comprehensive Update of the Banff Working Group on Liver Allograft Pathology: Introduction of Antibody-Mediated Rejection.
Academic Article Association Between Renal Dysfunction and Major Adverse Cardiac Events After Liver Transplantation: Evidence from an International Randomized Trial of Everolimus-Based Immunosuppression.
Academic Article Call for an End to Unethical Transplant Practices: A Concerted Effort by the Transplant Community.
Academic Article Re: Association Between Renal Dysfunction and Major Adverse Cardiac Events After Liver Transplantation: Evidence From an International Randomized Trial of Everolimus-Based Immunosuppression.
Award or Honor Receipt Competitive Medical Research Fund
Award or Honor Receipt Irvington Institute for Medical Research Fellow in Immunology
Award or Honor Receipt Chinese American Medical Society Scientific Achievement Award
Grant ORTHOTOPIC LIVER TRANSPLANTATION
Academic Article Medically Necessary, Time-Sensitive Procedures: Scoring System to Ethically and Efficiently Manage Resource Scarcity and Provider Risk During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Academic Article Induction Therapy With Antithymocyte Globulin and Delayed Calcineurin Inhibitor Initiation for Renal Protection in Liver Transplantation: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Phase II-B Trial.

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