Xunrong Luo, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine
Professor of Immunology
Professor of Pathology
Professor in Surgery
Campus mail 2 Genome Court, Durham, NC 27710
Email address xunrong.luo@duke.edu

Education and Training

  • General Nephrology Fellowship, Cornell University, Weill Medical College, 2001 - 2003
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Cornell University, Weill Medical College, 1998 - 2001
  • M.D., Duke University School of Medicine, 1998
  • Ph.D., Duke University, 1995


Glinton, Kristofor, Matthew DeBerge, Emily Fisher, Samantha Schroth, Arjun Sinha, Jiao-Jing Wang, J Andrew Wasserstrom, et al. “Bone marrow-derived AXL tyrosine kinase promotes mitogenic crosstalk and cardiac allograft vasculopathy.” J Heart Lung Transplant 40, no. 6 (June 2021): 435–46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2021.03.006.

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Markmann, James F., Michael R. Rickels, Thomas L. Eggerman, Nancy D. Bridges, David E. Lafontant, Julie Qidwai, Eric Foster, et al. “Phase 3 trial of human islet-after-kidney transplantation in type 1 diabetes.” Am J Transplant 21, no. 4 (April 2021): 1477–92. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.16174.

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Varma, Elly, Xunrong Luo, and Thangamani Muthukumar. “Dissecting the human kidney allograft transcriptome: single-cell RNA sequencing.” Curr Opin Organ Transplant 26, no. 1 (February 1, 2021): 43–51. https://doi.org/10.1097/MOT.0000000000000840.

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Yu, Shuangjin, Anil Dangi, Melanie Burnette, Michael M. Abecassis, Edward B. Thorp, and Xunrong Luo. “Acute murine cytomegalovirus disrupts established transplantation tolerance and causes recipient allo-sensitization.” Am J Transplant 21, no. 2 (February 2021): 515–24. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.16197.

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Dangi, Anil, Naveen R. Natesh, Irma Husain, Zhicheng Ji, Laura Barisoni, Jean Kwun, Xiling Shen, Edward B. Thorp, and Xunrong Luo. “Single cell transcriptomics of mouse kidney transplants reveals a myeloid cell pathway for transplant rejection.” Jci Insight 5, no. 20 (October 15, 2020). https://doi.org/10.1172/jci.insight.141321.

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