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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

O'Leary, JG, Gebel, HM, Ruiz, R, Bray, RA, Marr, JD, Zhou, XJ, Shiller, SM, Susskind, BM, Kirk, AD, and Klintmalm, GB. "Class II Alloantibody and Mortality in Simultaneous Liver-Kidney Transplantation." American Journal of Transplantation 13, no. 4 (April 2013): 954-960.

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Lowe, MC, Badell, IR, Turner, AP, Thompson, PW, Leopardi, FV, Strobert, EA, Larsen, CP, and Kirk, AD. "Belatacept and Sirolimus Prolong Nonhuman Primate Islet Allograft Survival: Adverse Consequences of Concomitant Alefacept Therapy." American Journal of Transplantation 13, no. 2 (February 2013): 312-319.

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Lo, DJ, Anderson, DJ, Weaver, TA, Leopardi, F, Song, M, Farris, AB, Strobert, EA, Jenkins, J, Turgeon, NA, Mehta, AK, Larsen, CP, and Kirk, AD. "Belatacept and Sirolimus Prolong Nonhuman Primate Renal Allograft Survival Without a Requirement for Memory T Cell Depletion." American Journal of Transplantation 13, no. 2 (February 2013): 320-328.

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Kirk, AD. "Antilymphocyte Globulin, Monoclonal Antibodies, and Fusion Proteins." 287-313. 2013.

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Sayed, BA, Kirk, AD, Pearson, TC, and Larsen, CP. "Belatacept." 314-319. 2013.

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Pena, JA, Titus, L, Jackson, J, Kirk, AD, and Gooch, JL. "Differential regulation of calcineurin isoforms in transplant patients: A new look at an old problem." Transplantation 96, no. 3 (2013): 239-244.

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Anderson, DJ, and Kirk, AD. "Primate models in organ transplantation." Cold Spring Harbor perspectives in medicine 3, no. 9 (2013): a015503-.

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Kirk, AD. "The Cam-Path Forward." American Journal of Transplantation 13, no. 1 (January 2013): 9-10.

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Velazquez, VM, Hon, H, Ibegbu, C, Knechtle, SJ, Kirk, AD, and Grakoui, A. "Hepatic enrichment and activation of myeloid dendritic cells during chronic hepatitis C virus infection." Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.) 56, no. 6 (December 2012): 2071-2081.

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Sam, W-J, Chamberlain, CE, Lee, S-J, Goldstein, JA, Hale, DA, Mannon, RB, Kirk, AD, and Hon, YY. "Associations of ABCB1 and IL-10 Genetic Polymorphisms With Sirolimus-Induced Dyslipidemia in Renal Transplant Recipients." Transplantation Journal 94, no. 9 (November 2012): 971-977.

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