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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, Heinle, JS, Mault, JR, and Sanfilippo, F. "Ex vivo characterization of human anti-porcine hyperacute cardiac rejection." Transplantation 56, no. 4 (October 1993): 785-793.

Scholars@Duke

Ross, JR, Kirk, AD, Ibrahim, SE, Howell, DN, Baldwin, WM, and Sanfilippo, FP. "Characterization of human anti-porcine "natural antibodies" recovered from ex vivo perfused hearts--predominance of IgM and IgG2." Transplantation 55, no. 5 (May 1993): 1144-1150.

Scholars@Duke

Kirk, AD, Li, RA, Kinch, MS, Abernethy, KA, Doyle, C, and Bollinger, RR. "The human antiporcine cellular repertoire. In vitro studies of acquired and innate cellular responsiveness." Transplantation 55, no. 4 (April 1993): 924-931.

Scholars@Duke

Li, RA, Kirk, AD, Abernathy, KA, and Bollinger, RR. "Human antiporcine mixed lymphocyte reaction." Transplantation proceedings 25, no. 1 Pt 1 (February 1993): 442-443.

Scholars@Duke

Kirk, AD, Ibrahim, S, Dawson, DV, Sanfilippo, F, and Finn, OJ. "Characterization of T cells expressing the gamma/delta antigen receptor in human renal allografts." Human immunology 36, no. 1 (January 1993): 11-19.

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Hall, BL, Hand, SL, Alter, MD, Kirk, AD, and Finn, OJ. "Variables affecting the T cell receptor V beta repertoire heterogeneity of T cells infiltrating human renal allografts." Transplant immunology 1, no. 3 (January 1993): 217-227.

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Kirk, AD, Hall, BL, Finn, OJ, and Bollinger, RR. "In vitro analysis of the human antiporcine T-cell repertoire." Transplantation Proceedings 24, no. 2 (April 1992): 602-603.

Scholars@Duke

Kirk, AD, Ibrahim, MA, Bollinger, RR, Dawson, DV, and Finn, OJ. "Renal allograft-infiltrating lymphocytes. A prospective analysis of in vitro growth characteristics and clinical relevance." Transplantation 53, no. 2 (February 1992): 329-338.

Scholars@Duke

Kirk, AD, and Finn, OJ. "T cells expressing the antigen receptor mediate non-MHC directed human renal allograft cytotoxicity." Surgical Forum 52 (1991): 384-386. (Academic Article)

Scholars@Duke

Kirk, AD, Bowers, BA, Moylan, JA, and Meyers, WC. "Toothbrush swallowing." Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960) 123, no. 3 (March 1988): 382-384. (Review)

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