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


Schroder, Paul M., and Xunrong Luo. “MHC Class II Tetramers Engineered for Enhanced Binding to CD4 Improve Detection of Antigen-specific T Cells.” Transplantation 105, no. 11 (November 2021): 2330–31.


Luo, Xunrong. “Non-conditioned Bone Marrow Chimeric Mouse Generation Using Culture-based Enrichment of Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells.” Transplantation 105, no. 9 (September 2021): 1884–85.


Singh, Prince, and Xunrong Luo. “IL-23 Reshapes Kidney Resident Cell Metabolism and Promotes Local Kidney Inflammation.” Transplantation 105, no. 9 (September 2021): 1884–1884.


Witkowski, Piotr, Rolf N. Barth, Anthony Japour, Gail Javitt, Jordan S. Pyda, Piotr J. Bachul, Eryk Nowicki, Camillo Ricordi, and Camillo “Islet for US Collaborative.” “Regulatory updates are needed to prevent the commercialization of islet transplantation in the United States.” Am J Transplant 21, no. 7 (July 2021): 2620–22. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.16555.

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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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