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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

Rayhill, SC, Heimes, M, Kirk, AD, and Sollinger, HW. "Simultaneous pancreas - kidney transplantation: Recent experience at the University of Wisconsin." Experimental and Clinical Endocrinology and Diabetes 104, no. 5 (1996): 353-359.

Scholars@Duke

Kirk, AD, Bollinger, RR, and Finn, OJ. "Rapid, comprehensive analysis of human cytokine mRNA and its application to the study of acute renal allograft rejection." Human Immunology 43, no. 2 (June 1995): 113-128.

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Rayhill, SC, Kirk, AD, Odorico, JS, Heisey, DM, Cangro, CB, Pirsch, JD, D'Alessandro, AM, Knechtle, SJ, and Sollinger, HW. "Simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation at the University of Wisconsin." Clinical transplants (January 1995): 261-269.

Scholars@Duke

Chari, RS, Collins, BH, Magee, JC, DiMaio, JM, Kirk, AD, Harland, RC, McCann, RL, Platt, JL, and Meyers, WC. "Brief report: treatment of hepatic failure with ex vivo pig-liver perfusion followed by liver transplantation." The New England Journal of Medicine 331, no. 4 (July 1994): 234-237.

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Pruitt, SK, Kirk, AD, Bollinger, RR, Marsh, HC, Collins, BH, Levin, JL, Mault, JR, Heinle, JS, Ibrahim, S, and Rudolph, AR. "The effect of soluble complement receptor type 1 on hyperacute rejection of porcine xenografts." Transplantation 57, no. 3 (February 1994): 363-370.

Scholars@Duke

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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