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Columbus, Ohio 43210
Phone: 614-293-6724
Fax: 614-293-4541

Research Interests

  • Management and outcomes of hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Management of cholangiocarcinoma
  • Innate immune system in transplantation
  • Liver perfusion
  • Preservation in transplantation

Active Funding

  • Muscle-liver croostalk via the myokine MG53 plays a critical role in hepatocellular protection, NIH RO1 NIDDK, 3/1/2020 - 3/1/2025, $3,200,000. Read more.
  • Accelerator Awards program for "Novel Targeted Nanoparticle for CD38 Inhibition to Mitigate Stress Induced Organ Specific Injury"


Medical Degree: Northwestern University Medical School
PhD: University of Minnesota
Residency: Surgery, University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics
Fellowship: Transplant Surgery, Toronto General Hospital

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