James Allan, M.D.

Physician Investigator (Cl)
Surgery, Mass General Research Institute
Associate Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Visiting Surgeon
Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital
MD 1990
graft rejection; graft survival; heart transplantation; histocompatibility antigens class i; histocompatibility antigens class ii; hyperhidrosis; immune tolerance; lung transplantation; miniature swine; swine Dr. Allan has been a continuously funded NIH principal investigator since 2002 in the area of lung transplantation. He has received numerous other grants, awards, and patents for his research. Dr. Allan is the Co-Director of the Cardiothoracic Transplantation Laboratory in MGH’s Center for Transplantation Sciences. His current research effort is focused on developing strategies to promote the long-term acceptance of transplanted organs without the need for immunosuppression. He is published in the fields of human physiology, thoracic surgery, and transplantation, with special expertise in the experimental use of large-animal models in cardiothoracic transplantation.
Publications Clinical Profile
Center for Transplantation Sciences
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