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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

Bearden, CM, Tso, PL, Turgeon, NA, Ogan, K, Pearson, TC, Kirk, AD, Larsen, CP, and Newell, KA. "Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy: Multiple arteries are not a predictor of recipient outcomes." 8th American Transplant Congress. Toronto, CANADA. May 31, 2008 - June 4, 2008.: BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, May 1, 2008.

Scholars@Duke

Bearden, CM, Tso, PL, Turgeon, NA, Ogan, K, Pearson, TC, Kirk, AD, Larsen, CP, and Newell, KA. "Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy: Multiple arteries are not a predictor of recipient outcomes." 8th American Transplant Congress. Toronto, CANADA. May 31, 2008 - June 4, 2008.: BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, May 1, 2008.

Scholars@Duke

Ford, ML, Wagener, ME, Kirk, AD, and Larsen, CP. "Linked antigen-specific high frequency T cells augment effector activity but not accumulation of low frequency CD8+ donor-reactive T cell responses following CD28/CD154 blockade." 8th American Transplant Congress. Toronto, CANADA. May 31, 2008 - June 4, 2008.: BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, May 1, 2008.

Scholars@Duke

Ford, ML, Wagener, ME, Kirk, AD, and Larsen, CP. "Linked antigen-specific high frequency T cells augment effector activity but not accumulation of low frequency CD8+ donor-reactive T cell responses following CD28/CD154 blockade." 8th American Transplant Congress. Toronto, CANADA. May 31, 2008 - June 4, 2008.: BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, May 1, 2008.

Scholars@Duke

Elster, EA, Leeser, DB, Morrissette, C, Pepek, JM, Quiko, A, Hale, DA, Chamberlain, C, Salaita, C, Kirk, AD, and Mannon, RB. "Obesity following kidney transplantation and steroid avoidance immunosuppression." Clinical Transplantation 22, no. 3 (May 2008): 354-359.

Full Text

Weaver, TA, Charafeddine, AH, Leopardi, FV, Agarwal, A, Batty, SD, Williams, JM, Nahil, SR, and Kirk, AD. "Pre-clinical assessment of genz-29155, a novel small molecule inhibitor of apoptosis with anti-rejection effects in non-human primates." 8th American Transplant Congress. Toronto, CANADA. May 31, 2008 - June 4, 2008.: BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, May 1, 2008.

Scholars@Duke

Weaver, TA, Charafeddine, AH, Leopardi, FV, Agarwal, A, Batty, SD, Williams, JM, Nahil, SR, and Kirk, AD. "Pre-clinical assessment of genz-29155, a novel small molecule inhibitor of apoptosis with anti-rejection effects in non-human primates." 8th American Transplant Congress. Toronto, CANADA. May 31, 2008 - June 4, 2008.: BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, May 1, 2008.

Scholars@Duke

Agarwal, A, Shen, LY, Kokko, KE, Bray, RA, Gebel, HM, Pearson, TC, Larsen, CP, and Kirk, AD. "Relevance of donor specific antibodies in simultaneous liver kidney transplantation." 8th American Transplant Congress. Toronto, CANADA. May 31, 2008 - June 4, 2008.: BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, May 1, 2008.

Scholars@Duke

Agarwal, A, Shen, LY, Kokko, KE, Bray, RA, Gebel, HM, Pearson, TC, Larsen, CP, and Kirk, AD. "Relevance of donor specific antibodies in simultaneous liver kidney transplantation." 8th American Transplant Congress. Toronto, CANADA. May 31, 2008 - June 4, 2008.: BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, May 1, 2008.

Scholars@Duke

Singh, KA, Kampen, R, and Kirk, AD. "Renal tubule cell derived M-CSF is a local informant of renal damage and potentates monocyte recruitment and activation." 8th American Transplant Congress. Toronto, CANADA. May 31, 2008 - June 4, 2008.: BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, May 1, 2008.

Scholars@Duke

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