Fadi Lakkis, MD, Nephrology, Pittsburgh, PA, UPMC Presbyterian

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Nephrology Pittsburgh, PA

Kidney & Pancreas Transplantation

Professor (Surgery, Immunology, & Medicine), University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

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Summary

  • Dr. Fadi Lakkis is a nephrologist in Pittsburgh, PA and is affiliated UPMC Presbyterian. He received his medical degree from American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice 32 years. He specializes in transplant nephrology. Dr. Lakkis is a Distinguished Professor of Surgery and Professor of Immunology and Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. He is the Scientific Director of the Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute and holds the Frank & Athena Sarris Chair in Transplantation Biology.

Education & Training

  • Harvard Medical School
    Harvard Medical SchoolFELLOWSHIP
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Wayne State University School of MedicineRESIDENCY
  • American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
    American University of Beirut Faculty of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2005 - 2020
  • CT State Medical License
    CT State Medical License 2001 - 2006
  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 1992 - 2001
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Elected Member Association of American Physicians, 2008
  • Elected Member The American Society for Clinical Investigation, 2002

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Press Mentions

  • ‘Trained Immunity’ Offers Hope in Fight Against Coronavirus
    ‘Trained Immunity’ Offers Hope in Fight Against CoronavirusSeptember 14, 2020
  • Pitt-Based Study Discovers a Way to Block Transplanted Organ Rejection
    Pitt-Based Study Discovers a Way to Block Transplanted Organ RejectionMay 18, 2020
  • Immune System Discovery Paves Way to Lengthen Organ Transplant Survival: StudyMay 09, 2020
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Grant Support

  • Innate Recognition of Allogeneic Non-SelfNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases2012–Present
  • T And B Cell Homeostasis After Induction Therapy In Kidney TransplantationNational Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases2011
  • Immunological Ignorance As An Adjunct To ToleranceNational Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases2010
  • T Cell Memory In Organ TransplantationNational Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases2006–2010
  • A Model Organism To Study Allorecognition And ChimerismNational Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases2009
  • Immunological Ignorance As An Adjunct To ToleranceNational Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases2006–2009
  • A Model Organism To Study ChimerismNational Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases2006–2007
  • T Cell Memory In Organ TransplantationNational Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases2001–2005
  • T Cell Homeostasis In The Alloimmune ResponseNational Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases2002
  • T Cell Memory In Organ TransplantationNational Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases2001
  • Regulation Of T Cell Survival In Organ TransplantationNational Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases2001
  • T Cell Activating Cytokines In Tolerance InductionNational Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases1998–2001
  • Regulation Of T Cell Survival In Organ TransplantationNational Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases1997–2001

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