Education and Training
- General Nephrology Fellowship, Weill Cornell Medical College, 2001 - 2003
- Internal Medicine Residency, Weill Cornell Medical College, 1998 - 2001
- M.D., Duke University School of Medicine, 1998
- Ph.D., Duke University, 1995
Leventhal, Joseph R., Smaranda Paunescu, Talia B. Baker, Juan Carlos Caciedo, Anton Skaro, Burak Kocak, Lorenzo Gallon, et al. “A decade of minimally invasive donation: experience with more than 1200 laparoscopic donor nephrectomies at a single institution..” Clin Transplant 24, no. 2 (March 2010): 169–74. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1399-0012.2009.01199.x.
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Ganeshan, Kirthana, Colleen V. Neilsen, April Hadsaitong, Robert P. Schleimer, Xunrong Luo, and Paul J. Bryce. “Impairing oral tolerance promotes allergy and anaphylaxis: a new murine food allergy model..” J Allergy Clin Immunol 123, no. 1 (January 2009): 231-238.e4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaci.2008.10.011.
Zhang, Hong, Joseph R. Podojil, Xunrong Luo, and Stephen D. Miller. “Intrinsic and induced regulation of the age-associated onset of spontaneous experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis..” J Immunol 181, no. 7 (October 1, 2008): 4638–47. https://doi.org/10.4049/jimmunol.181.7.4638.
Luo, Xunrong, Kathryn L. Pothoven, Derrick McCarthy, Mathew DeGutes, Aaron Martin, Daniel R. Getts, Guliang Xia, et al. “ECDI-fixed allogeneic splenocytes induce donor-specific tolerance for long-term survival of islet transplants via two distinct mechanisms..” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 105, no. 38 (September 16, 2008): 14527–32. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0805204105.
Luo, Xunrong, Arthi Rajagopal, Mike Ison, John Friedewald, Joseph Leventhal, and Yashpal Kanwar. “Two rare forms of renal allograft glomerulopathy during cytomegalovirus infection and treatment..” Am J Kidney Dis 51, no. 6 (June 2008): 1047–51. https://doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2007.11.038.
Luo, Xunrong, Qiang Zhang, Victoria Liu, Zhenbiao Xia, Kathryn L. Pothoven, and Chung Lee. “Cutting edge: TGF-beta-induced expression of Foxp3 in T cells is mediated through inactivation of ERK..” J Immunol 180, no. 5 (March 1, 2008): 2757–61. https://doi.org/10.4049/jimmunol.180.5.2757.
Yang, H., R. Ding, V. K. Sharma, F. S. Hilaire, M. Lagman, B. Li, D. A. Thomas, et al. “Hyperexpression of Foxp3 and IDO during acute rejection of islet allografts (Transplantation (2007) 83, (1643)).” Transplantation 84, no. 10 (November 1, 2007). https://doi.org/10.1097/01.tp.0000289996.37615.7d.