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Allan Douglas Kirk, MD, PhD

David C. Sabiston, Jr. Professor of Surgery
Chair, Department of Surgery
Professor of Surgery
Professor in Pediatrics
Professor in the Department of Immunology
Campus Mail: DUMC 3704, Durham, NC 27710

Costimulation Blockade in Organ Transplantion

Allan D. Kirk, MD, PhD, Department of Surgery Chairman
David C. Sabiston, Jr. Professor of Surgery

Education and Training

  • Fellow, Multi Organ Transplantation, University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1995 - 1997
  • Chief Resident, Surgery, Duke University, 1994 - 1995
  • Senior Resident, Surgery, Duke University, 1992 - 1994
  • Research Fellow, Surgery, Duke University, 1989 - 1992
  • Intern & Junior Resident, Surgery, Duke University, 1987 - 1989
  • Ph.D., Duke University, 1992
  • M.D., Duke University School of Medicine, 1987
  • B.S., Old Dominion University, 1983

Selected Grants

Publications

Kirk, AD, Malchesky, PS, Shapiro, R, Webber, SA, Hirsch, HH, Marty, FM, Oberbauer, R, Wekerle, T, Bühler, LH, Labbate, A, Perry, K, and Wielgus, J. "Introducing the Wiley Transplant Peer Review Network." American Journal of Transplantation : Official Journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons 16, no. 9 (September 2016): 2505-2507.

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Buchman, TG, Billiar, TR, Elster, E, Kirk, AD, Rimawi, RH, Vodovotz, Y, and Zehnbauer, BA. "Precision Medicine for Critical Illness and Injury." Critical Care Medicine 44, no. 9 (September 2016): 1635-1638.

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Oh, B, Yoon, J, Farris, A, Kirk, A, Knechtle, S, and Kwun, J. "Rapamycin Interferes With Postdepletion Regulatory T Cell Homeostasis and Enhances DSA Formation Corrected by CTLA4-Ig." American Journal of Transplantation : Official Journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons 16, no. 9 (September 2016): 2612-2623.

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"Introducing the Wiley Transplant Peer Review Network." Transplant International : Official Journal of the European Society for Organ Transplantation 29, no. 8 (August 2016): 839-841.

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Kirk, AD, Malchesky, PS, Shapiro, R, Webber, SA, Hirsch, HH, Marty, FM, Oberbauer, R, Wekerle, T, Bühler, LH, Labbate, A, Perry, K, and Wielgus, J. "Introducing The Wiley Transplant Peer Review Network." Artificial Organs 40, no. 7 (July 2016): 635-637.

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Cendales, LC, Levine, M, Bartlett, S, Cheeseman, J, Drachenberg, CI, Hancock, WW, Joshi, M, Kirk, AD, Frank, L, Levin, S, Uluer, M, Selim, A, Song, M, Twaddell, WS, Wang, L, Wang, Z, and Barth, RN. "Skin as a harbinger of rejection of underlying structures in VCA: Concordance or discordance?.": LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, July 1, 2016.

Scholars@Duke

Espinosa, JR, Samy, KP, and Kirk, AD. "Memory T cells in organ transplantation: progress and challenges." Nature Reviews. Nephrology 12, no. 6 (June 2016): 339-347. (Review)

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Anderson, DJ, Lo, DJ, Leopardi, F, Song, M, Turgeon, NA, Strobert, EA, Jenkins, JB, Wang, R, Reimann, KA, Larsen, CP, and Kirk, AD. "Anti-Leukocyte Function-Associated Antigen 1 Therapy in a Nonhuman Primate Renal Transplant Model of Costimulation Blockade-Resistant Rejection." American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons 16, no. 5 (May 2016): 1456-1464.

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Espinosa, J, Herr, F, Tharp, G, Bosinger, S, Song, M, Farris, AB, George, R, Cheeseman, J, Stempora, L, Townsend, R, Durrbach, A, and Kirk, AD. "CD57(+) CD4 T Cells Underlie Belatacept-Resistant Allograft Rejection." American Journal of Transplantation : Official Journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons 16, no. 4 (April 2016): 1102-1112.

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Xu, H, Samy, KP, Guasch, A, Mead, SI, Ghali, A, Mehta, A, Stempora, L, and Kirk, AD. "Postdepletion Lymphocyte Reconstitution During Belatacept and Rapamycin Treatment in Kidney Transplant Recipients." American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons 16, no. 2 (February 2016): 550-564.

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