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

Publications

Ekong, Udeme D., Xunrong Luo, Min Yu, Delli Wang, Stephen D. Miller, and Maurice R. G. O’Gorman. “Lymphocyte activation markers may predict the presence of donor specific alloreactivity in pediatric living related liver transplant recipients.” Hum Immunol 72, no. 5 (May 2011): 392–97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.humimm.2011.02.003.

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21315129
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Yu, Yuming, Jennifer R. Zitzner, Josetta Houlihan, Nancy Herrera, Luting Xu, Joshua Miller, James M. Mathew, Anat R. Tambur, and Xunrong Luo. “Common gamma chain cytokines promote rapid in vitro expansion of allo-specific human CD8+ suppressor T cells.” Plos One 6, no. 12 (2011): e28948. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0028948.

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22194954
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Yu, Yuming, Joshua Miller, Joseph R. Leventhal, Anat R. Tambur, Dhivya Chandrasekaran, Josh Levitsky, Xunrong Luo, and James M. Mathew. “Requirement of cognate CD4+ T-cell recognition for the regulation of allospecific CTL by human CD4+ CD127- CD25+ FOXP3+ cells generated in MLR.” Plos One 6, no. 7 (2011): e22450. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0022450.

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21799858
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Martin, Aaron J., Derrick McCarthy, Carl Waltenbaugh, Gwen Goings, Xunrong Luo, and Stephen D. Miller. “Ethylenecarbodiimide-treated splenocytes carrying male CD4 epitopes confer histocompatibility Y chromosome antigen transplant protection by inhibiting CD154 upregulation.” J Immunol 185, no. 6 (September 15, 2010): 3326–36. https://doi.org/10.4049/jimmunol.1000802.

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20713889
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Pothoven, K. L., T. Kheradmand, Q. Yang, J. L. Houlihan, H. Zhang, M. Degutes, S. D. Miller, and X. Luo. “Rapamycin-conditioned donor dendritic cells differentiate CD4CD25Foxp3 T cells in vitro with TGF-beta1 for islet transplantation.” Am J Transplant 10, no. 8 (August 2010): 1774–84. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-6143.2010.03199.x.

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20626386
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Zhang, Hong, Joseph R. Podojil, Judy Chang, Xunrong Luo, and Stephen D. Miller. “TGF-beta-induced myelin peptide-specific regulatory T cells mediate antigen-specific suppression of induction of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis.” J Immunol 184, no. 12 (June 15, 2010): 6629–36. https://doi.org/10.4049/jimmunol.0904044.

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20483764
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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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20070317
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Tambur, A. R., D. S. Ramon, D. B. Kaufman, J. Friedewald, X. Luo, B. Ho, A. Skaro, et al. “Perception versus reality?: Virtual crossmatch--how to overcome some of the technical and logistic limitations.” Am J Transplant 9, no. 8 (August 2009): 1886–93. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-6143.2009.02724.x.

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19563341
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Xia, Guliang, Malathi Shah, and Xunrong Luo. “Prevention of allograft rejection by amplification of Foxp3(+)CD4(+)CD25(+) regulatory T cells.” Transl Res 153, no. 2 (February 2009): 60–70. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trsl.2008.12.001.

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19138650
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