Lung Transplant Research Program

About Us

The Lung Transplant Research Program in the UF Department of Surgery is composed of a diverse team of clinicians and researcher scientists who are dedicated to helping lung transplant recipients through the advancement of transplant research and training of residents, postdoctoral fellows, graduate and undergraduate Students. Our program investigates clinically relevant issues in lung transplantation including ischemia-reperfusion injury, primary graft dysfunction, organ preservation, ex vivo lung perfusion (EVLP), and rejection.

Personnel

Principal Investigators

Tiago N Machuca

Tiago N Machuca M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 273-5496
Ashish K Sharma

Ashish K Sharma M.D./Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Phone: (352) 294-8660

Lab Members

Jun Cai
Department: MD-SURGERY-VASCULAR

Jun Cai

Research Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 294-8830
Victoria Leroy
Department: MD-GRADUATE STUDENT PROGRAMS

Victoria Leroy

GRADUATE AST-R
Phone: (352) 273-8601
Jianning Xu
Department: MD-SURGERY-TCV

Jianning Xu

Junyi Shang
Department: MD-SURGERY-TCV

Junyi Shang

Phone: (352) 294-8830

Undegraduate Research Assistants

Simrun Sharma