Transplant Surgery Faculty

Luca Cicalese, MDProfessor

About Luca Cicalese, MD

  • Medical School: University of Rome "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy

    Residency Program: School of General Surgery II, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy

    Fellowship Program: Transplant Surgery, T.E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Special Interests: Multi-organ transplantation; liver, intestinal transplantation; hepatobiliary surgery; laparoscopic hepatic surgery; immunosuppression and Hepatitis C; hepatocellular carcinoma; cellular transplantation

    Research Projects: Ischemia reperfusion injury; organ/cellular preservation; mechanisms of acute and chronic rejection and tolerance induction; bio-artificial intestine; islet transplantation